2024 Ikenobo Spring Exhibition

Feb 20, 20242024 Ikenobo Spring Exhibition

Ikebana is one of the traditional cultures of Japan. Ikenobo has been developing its philosophy and skills and handed down it from generation to generation.


Ikenobo Spring Exhibition is the flower exhibition to exhibit wonderful ikebana works arranged by ikebana creators who learn at Ikenobo Central Institute of Ikebana, the top ikebana educational institute in Japan.


During the exhibition period, about 800 ikebana works will be exhibited including the work arranged by the 45th Headmaster, Sen’ei Ikenobo and the Headmaster designate and the principal of the institute, Senko Ikenobo.




Other Events


Special Lectures (Japanese only / limited to the members of Ikenobo Society of Floral Art)

Special Lectures by professors of Ikenobo Central Institute of Ikebana will be held.

*The lectures will be held in Japanese

Date and Time: Sunday, 17 March 2024, 13:30~15:30

Venue: Event Hall, 2nd Floor of the Ikenobo Headquarters Building

Price: 5,000 yen

The details and registration


Chuken-sai Prize 

The best work of the exhibition will be decided by the vote of Students of Ikenobo Central Institute of Ikebana. The works exhibited at the 7th floor of WEST 18 bulding will be the object to the prize. The vote will make on the fist day of first and second term of the exhibition.


Hana Kuyo (memorial service for flowers)” 

Flowers will be offered at the Rokkakudo Temple as a memorial service for flowers. The dedicator will be appointed from the graduates of 47th term of Tokubetu-ka.

Date and Time: Saturday, 16 March 2024

from 11:00 am

Venue: Rokkakudo Temple

*Flower parade will not be held this year

Place Kyoto, Japan
Venue Iemoto Dojo, Ikenobo Headquarters Building, the Precincts of Rokkakudo Temple, WEST 18 building
*There will be no exhibits at Karasuma stage.

Date 15 March, 2024 to 18 March, 2024
Schedule First term: 15th (Fri) ・ 16th (Sat)
Second term: 17th (Sun) ・18th (Mon)
*The exhibited works will be changed each term but some works will exhibited the whole duration.
Time March 15: 10:00~17:00
March 16: 10:00~16:00
March 17: 10:00~17:00
March 18: 10:00~16:00
Admission fee Ticket purchased at the door: 1,000yen
・Free for children below high school age
Access Subway – Karasuma Oike (Exit 5) walk for 1 minute
Kyoto City Bus – Karasuma Sanjo walk for 2 minutes
Hankyu Railways – Karasuma (Exit 21) walk for 5 minutes
Exhibited works About 800
Inquiry Kyomu-ka Department, Ikenobo Headquarters
Tel: +81-075-221-4550
e-mail: chuken@ikenobo.jp