November 5, 2015
Kakihana Etsuho, of the Saga Goryu School of Ikebana, based at Daikaku-ji in Kyoto will be conducting the workshops. Accompanying her are four teachers, also from Daikaku-ji, who are Haken Koshi or representatives of the School dispatched to conduct workshops and demonstrations.

$60 - Fee includes plant material and a Japanese lunch 

Morning Session open to the public - 10:00 - 12:00 
The theme of the workshop is "Oregon keshiki ike" or Oregon scenery for a moribana, a landscape arrangement. Suitable materials will be provided. 

Saga Goryu moribana is characterized by the use of shrub or branch material, flowers for color accent, shippo (aka kenzan but without needles) to secure materials in a shallow container. Please bring, if you have, appropriate plant clippers or scissors, shippo set, and a container. (Ceramic, serving or casserole dish would work for a container: rectangular, oval or round shapes, about 2" x 12") Otherwise, scissors, shippo and containers will all be available to borrow at the workshop. 

Afternoon Session for students of Saga Goryu - 1:00 - 3:00
The workshop will be on Shogonka. Materials will be provided. Please bring your own tools, tubes, and container. Consult your teacher if you have any questions.


Come prepared with a little towel for spillage and something to carry your plant material home. From 12:00 to 1:00, please plan to join all workshop participants for lunch.

If you have questions about the Workshop, please check the FAQs or contact

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DEADLINE: October 15