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People working on their Ikebana at the Japan House on Saturday morning, March 4, 2017.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A combination of nature and humanity: Ikebana.

Ikebana in Japanese refers to the arrangement of flowers and it is an important element of the Japanese tradition.

The Japan House on the University of Illinois campus is known for holding events in hoping to bring the Japanese culture to the community. The events include the tea ceremony, Calligraphy workshop, Girl’s Day celebration, etc. One of these events is the practice of Ikebana, the art of arranging flowers has been practiced for more than 600 years. Once in a month, people would come in to participate in the Ikebana workshop. Continue reading