Love of flower is as old as human civilization. People are gathering and preserving flower from time immemorial. It is the beauty, colour, scent and from of the flower that made it so precious. People used to keep flower in their home, office and public places. The beauty of flower partly depends on its arrangement. One of the Japanese ways of arranging fresh flower is IKEBANA.
In IKEBANA, flowers are arranged neatly and symbolically. Japanese believe in the harmony of nature and art. In IKEBANA one net only arrange flowers, but bring harmony between leaves, stem and even the vase. It is the elegance of composition using minimum flowers, leaves etc. that made IKEBANA a fascinating art.
The history of IKEBANA is age old in Japan. The style and sophistication of IKEBANA has attracted people all over the world. But to become a master of IKEBANA, one needs training and practice. Thus, one may acquire tricks and tips of arranging flower in different ways that would enhance the beauty of place and peace in mind.
JUAAB, an association of Bangladeshi nationals who earned their degrees in Japan, is introducing artistry of IKEBANA in Bangladesh.
Dry Flower Making is also a modern art which is also quite popular in Japan and other countries including Bangladesh. The splendid merit of Dry Flower is that it lasts for a very long time. It can also be used together with fresh flowers and leaves for IKEBANA. On top of that Dry Flower has a good commercial value and one can become an entrepreneur through Dry Flower Making.
Start of Program and Duration
The course is of 3 months duration and is organized 2-3 times a year. Applications for admission are received at any time and the classes are held usually on Saturdays.
In order to have an excellent level of teacher-student interaction, maximum 15 applicants are accepted for a course on first-come-first-serve basis.
For taking admission to the Ikebana and Dry Flower Making course, usually female candidates having minimum SSC or equivalent are eligible.
Admission and Course fee
Application form, dully filled in must be submitted along with a photograph and the Course Fee of Tk. 6,000/- (including the cost of teaching materials) to JUAAB Office at least before one month of the starting of a course.
Classes are held on Saturday at 10:30 - 11:45 am for Ikebana and at 12:00 - 1:15 pm for Dry Flower Making .
28, Indira Road (1st Floor), Farmgate, Dhaka 1215, Bangladesh.
On completion of a course, Certificates are awarded to the successful participants by JUAAB.
>Highly experienced teachers from home and abroad will conduct the courses.
>Library facilities, Internet browsing.
>Most congenial air-conditioned environment
>International standard certificate
>After passing out, the participant, will be eligible to become members of Bangladesh Ikebana Association (BIA) and take part in different Ikebana Workshops and Contests.