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Sogetu Ikebana Holds Spring Exhibit

Sogetsu School Ikebana Seattle Branch held its annual spring flower arrangement exhibit at Seattle Asian Art Museum (SAAM) on May 28 and 29. Visitors enjoyed seeing live demonstrations and dozens of works of art designed by the school’s members. Megumi Schacher said that ikebana can help people touch nature and gain new energy, especially after leading busy daily lives. The local ikebana groups held their seasonal exhibitions this month including Ikebana International Seattle Chapter 19 on May 14 and 15 at SAAM.

Photo by Shihou Sasaki/ The North American Post

草月いけばなシアトル支部による春の花展が5月28日、29日にシアトルアジア美術館で開催、 会員が季節の植物を使った色とりどりの作品を披露した。午後に開かれたデモンストレーション では、ノースウエストで育つ自然の花木を使った生け花を作り上げるたびに大きな拍手が起きた。 会員のショッカー恵さんはデモンストレーションで、現代社会の多忙な日々の中で、自然に触れて エネルギーを得るという生け花の魅力について語った                         (写真 = 佐々木 志峰)

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