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Wafu Ikebana Demonstration and Luncheon

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Columbia Country Club

7900 Connecticut Avenue

Chevy Chase, MD 20815

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Ikebana International, Washington, D.C.,Chapter No.1 presents

Nature's Essence in the Season a demonstration by Fusako Hoyrup, President, Wafu School of Ikebana, California Chapter

Mrs. Fusako "Seiga" Hoyrup, a principle teacher of the Wafu School of Ikebana and president of the school's California chapter, has devoted over 60 years to the study of and March 2020, she will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the California chapter of the Wafu School of Ikebana; today, this chapter has grown to nearly 200 members worldwide.

Artist’s Statement

“Motivating Mrs. Hoyrup's dedication is her belief that people's love of flowers can promote international accord. Mrs. Hoyrup explains, "All people love flowers instinctively. This mutual appreciation of Nature's mystical beauty can literally bridge cultures, promoting warm relationships and a deeper understanding between individuals. If between individuals, then why not between nations? I would be gratified if I can play even a small part in reducing the tensions in this modern world.”

Background

Born and educated in Japan, she has been affiliated with the Wafu School of Ikebana since 1957. Mrs. Hoyrup studied ikebana under the personal direction of the late Wafu School headmaster, Wafu Teshigahara, before she relocated to the United States. She holds a Shukan Degree in Ikebana, which is the highest achievement level in the Wafu School. Internationally, Mrs. Hoyrup has represented the Wafu School by giving lectures and demonstrations in Denmark, South Africa, Brazil, India and Australia as well as in the United States. She is an advisor to the San Francisco chapter of Ikebana International. Mrs. Hoyrup was President of the Ikebana Teachers Federation from 2011 to 2013 and is currently on the Board of Directors.

Awards:

She has been recognized in her community for her teaching and inspiration. In 2004, the County of Santa Clara and County Supervisor Liz Kniss honored her as an “Asian-American Hero” for her impact on the community as an ikebana artist. In January 2010, Mrs. Hoyrup was voted into the Bunka Hall of Fame (class of 2009) presented by the prestigious Japanese American Association of Northern California (JAANC). In February 2011, Mrs. Hoyrup was presented the Fremont Union High School District’s highest award, the “Friend of Education” award, in recognition of her expertise in teaching and sharing the Art of Ikebana in the community of the Fremont Union High School District’s Adult & Community Education Program.


Schedule of Events

10:00 am Ginza featuring Arakawa Pottery of San Jose, CA/Social Time

11:00 am Demonstration begins (Ginza closed during demonstration)

12:30 pm Luncheon begins; Ginza recommences

1:30 pm Raffle Announced

2:00 pm Program Conclusion

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: May 30, 2019

Valet Parking Available

What is a Ginza?

A Ginza is a marketplace where goods are sold related to ikebana or Japan.


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