Our chapter was invited to collaborate with Chado Urasenke Tankokai Singapore Association. The closed-door charity event, themed “Tea x Flowers”, was held at the Japanese Association on 12 December, Sunday in accordance with the safe management measures guidelines from our Health Authorities
A total of 16 exhibitors from various Ikebana schools, Ikenobo, Sogetsu, Ohara, Ichiyo and Souami Ikebana schools, supported this event showcasing their Ikebana installations.
The proceeds of $1,398 from ticket sales and donations were raised during this event.
The guests were invited to view a display of an assortment of chabana (flowers used in chado) arranged in various types of vessels, a tea demonstration, served with Japanese sweets and tea, and also various ikebana installation. This enabled the guests to experience both kado and chado, two pillars of Japanese traditional culture, while juxtaposing between ikebana and
chabana, in terms of philosophy, style and aesthetic.