31 July 2019

International Ikebana Conference at Wa

Wa: Melbourne Ikebana Festival is pleased to host a regular conference of the International Society of Ikebana Studies国際いけ花学会 ). 

Shoso Shimbo will talk about "Influence of the Western Modernism on Perception of Nature in Ikebana: A New Interpretation of Ikenobo Senno Kuden (1542) and Its Hidden Link to the Rise of Free Style Ikebana in the Modern Japan"

When: 9am - 10am, Sunday 1 September 2019
Where: Rosina Auditorium, Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne
Fee: $10
Booking: https://www.trybooking.com/BEKXZ


29 July 2019

Ikebana Teachers at Wa

Would you like to contact Ikebana teachers exhibiting at Wa? Many of them run Ikebana classes. Find a teacher near you. Here is a list: http://bit.ly/WaTeachers19

If you are an Ikebana teacher, please join our exhibition. Application closes on 4 August 2019.


18 July 2019

Wa Ikebana Award

An international ikebana award for newly qualified ikebana teachers 

This award is for recently qualified teachers who would like to make a career out of Ikebana. Higher-level teachers are often the subject of competitions and awards at flower shows etc. The Wa Ikebana Award will specifically support new teachers with limited teaching experience. This will be a great addition to your cv.

Application Deadline: 4 August 2019
Prize: Aus $100 & Certificate


15 July 2019

Extended Deadline for 2019 Wa: Melbourne Ikebana Festival Application

Would you like to join our exhibition? The good news is that we have extended the application deadline to Sunday 4 August 2019.  
How to apply: click here

Another good news is that we now offer $100 prize money to the winner of Wa Ikebana Award 2019. 

We have already several international & internstate exhibitors. Why don't you join this exciting international ikebana festival?  See some of our wonderful exhibitors profiles.  


05 July 2019

All programs are open for booking

Please visit our program page for booking & details.


04 July 2019

Our Exhibitor: Sandy Marker

Our Exhibitor: Sandy Marker
Melbourne Ikebana Festival is delighted to welcome Ms Sandy Marker, a Sogetsu Sanyo teacher from NSW. Ms Marker is the fifth recipient of the Norman and Mary Sparnon scholarship and the NSW Director of The Australian Sogetsu Teacher's Association NSW Inc for two and a half years. She also has interests in ceramic and jewellery design which in 2008 she was awarded 1st place Graduate Metal XI International in Adelaide.
You can see more of Ms Marker's works at
on Instagram as @sandra.marker

01 July 2019

Update for Exhibitors

Application to exhibit at Wa: Melbourne Ikebana Festival has closed for international participants.
Application is now open for local Ikebana practitioners. Please apply by 8 July 2019.


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