"Spring Sonata"
~ Ohara School of Ikebana, Singapore Chapter 35th Anniversary Ikebana Exhibition ~

20 - 23 March 2019

Japan Creative Centre (JCC)

© Ohara School of Ikebana, Singapore Chapter

Ohara School of Ikebana, Singapore Chapter is pleased to showcase an exhibition of about 20 floral arrangements done in the style of Ohara. These arrangements express the beauty and soft colours of the natural landscape together, like a melodious ballad. Join us in celebrating these wonderful works displayed harmoniously at Japan Creative Centre (JCC).

About Ohara School of Ikebana, Singapore Chapter

The Ohara School was established by Unshin Ohara in the late 19th century. The Ohara School aims to express the beauty of natural scenery, and capture the soft colours of the landscape in its floral arrangements. Today, the Ohara School is led by the current and Fifth Headmaster Hiroki Ohara. Headmaster Hiroki Ohara has innovated new ways to express beauty in his arrangement while still maintaining the main ideals of the Ohara School. The Ohara School has many chapters abroad, including the Singapore chapter, which was established 35 years ago.

Exhibition Period

Exhibition Period:

20 - 23 March 2019

Opening Hours:

- 20 March (3:00pm to 6:00pm)
- 22 & 23 March (10:00am to 6:00pm)

- Closed on 21 March (Vernal Equinox Day)


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



Exhibition Opening & Demonstration

~ Exhibition Opening & Demonstration of "Spring Sonata" ~

Ohara School of Ikebana, Singapore Chapter welcomes you to join their members in celebrating the school's 35th Anniversary at the opening of the exhibition with an exclusive Ikebana demonstration by Ms. Kathreen Meyer-Ohle at JCC! Seats are limited and admission is free, so hurry up and sign up!


Wednesday, 20 March 2019


2pm - 3pm (Registration starts 1:30pm)


Japan Creative Centre (JCC)


FREE with RSVP required

About the Demonstrator

© Kathreen Meyer-Ohle

Ms. Kathreen Meyer-Ohle started practising Ohara school of ikebana in 1995 while staying in Tokyo. She is a 2nd Master diploma holder of Ohara school and has been eaching Ikebana since 2001.

She enjoys participating in exhibitions and facilitating workshops and demonstrations. She travels frequently for Ikebana lessons in Japan. Kathreen enjoys traditional arrangements like Rimpa, Landscape and modern arrangements like Hanamai and Freestyle. Her favourite flowers here in Singapore are birds of paradise, anthuriums and orchids.

Register for Exhibition Opening & Demonstration

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In an event if the registration is full, or you would like to cancel your registration, please e-mail us at jcc@sn.mofa.go.jp.

Kindly register early to avoid disappointment. We regret that as there is limited seating, seats will be confirmed only upon receipt of confirmation email from JCC. ALL EVENTS ARE FREE OF CHARGE.


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 Rendezvous 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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Singapore Chapter