Ikebana Christmas Workshop
~ A workshop by Ikebana International Singapore Chapter 135 ~

16 December 2017

Japan Creative Centre (JCC)

© Ikebana International Singapore Chapter 135

Ikebana International Singapore Chapter 135 presents an Ikebana Christmas Workshop, in which you will be able to create an Ikebana arrangement revolving around the Christmas theme, under the guidance of the workshop facilitator and Ikebana International members. This one-day only workshop is open to I.I. members and the public, and is suitable for both beginners and advanced students. Registration will be directly handled by I.I..

About Ikebana International

Ikebana International (I.I.) is a non-profit cultural organisation headquartered in Tokyo, and is dedicated to the promotion and appreciation of Ikebana. Founded in 1956 by the late Ellen Gordon Allen, with a dream to create an organisation uniting the people of the world through their mutual love of nature and enjoyment of Ikebana, I.I. currently has presence in over 50 countries, with 161 Chapters and membership of approximately 7600 people. It is inspired by its motto "Friendship through flowers".

Ikebana International Singapore Chapter 135 was founded in 1969 by Lady Bette De La Mare, wife of the then British High Commissioner to Singapore. The Chapter has since then actively contributed to the learning, appreciation and promotion of the art of Ikebana in Singapore and the region. The Chapter members come from various schools of Ikebana such as Ikenobo, Sogetsu, Ohara, Ichiyo, Ryusei-ha, Souami. Monthly events organised by the Chapter offer the members and Ikebana lovers, a platform for interaction and learning. Over the years, the Chapter has also raised funds through this beautiful art form, and donated to many charitable causes both locally and internationally.

Register for the Workshop


Saturday, 16 December 2017


2:00pm - 4:00pm (Registration starts 1:30pm)


Japan Creative Centre (JCC), Embassy of Japan in Singapore
4 Nassim Road Singapore 258372


For further information, please contact Ms Mabel Lee directly at ii135rsvp@gmail.com or 96103584 (http://ikebanasingapore.org/)

About the Workshop Facilitator

© Christiane Duckworth

Ms Christiane Duckworth, who is German, started her love affairs with flowers more than 30 years ago while living in England. She took a three years’ City and Guild course in floral art, followed by a 2 year floristry course to learn some of the tricks of the trade. Her husband’s job took them to Hong Kong in 1994. It was there where her interest in Ikebana was born. She was a member of the I.I. Hong Kong Chapter and attended many workshops, particularly of the Sogetsu and Ikenobo Schools. Coming to Singapore 12 years ago, she joined the Singapore chapter, where she subsequently served on the committee for 5 years.

For the past 10 years, Ms Christiane has studied Ikenobo Ikebana with Dr Lim and reached Grade 5 – Kasho. She is a member of the Singapore Sogetsu Association, as well as the Singapore Flower Club, the Floral Designers Society (Singapore) and the World Flower Council. She is also the Founder Chairman of the Hong Kong Association of Flower Arranging Societies, a qualified floral art judge, and a regular contributor to the Flora Magazine International. Whenever possible, she attends many floral art competitions, exhibitions and workshops. Over the years, she has also won many medals including 6 at the Chelsea Flower Show.

Where is Japan Creative Centre (JCC)?

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Getting to Japan Creative Centre
4 Nassim Road Singapore 258372
Tel: +65-6737-0434

By Public Bus:
Bus services: 7, 36, 77, 105, 106, 111, 123, 132, 174, 174E, 502, 502A, 502B (Alight in front of Delfi Orchard)
For latest information on bus routes and fares, please refer to SBS Transit.

By the MRT:
You may also take the MRT to the nearest MRT station, Orchard (NS22).
Train fares, travel times and route maps are available on the SMRT website.

Driving to JCC:

Nearest parking is at Orchard Hotel, Delfi Orchard and Orchard Parade Hotel.

Japan Creative Centre

4 Nassim Road, Singapore 258372
+65 6737 0434 / jcc@sn.mofa.go.jp
Nearest parking at Orchard Hotel & Delphi Orchard
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