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 (ē′kĕ-bä′nä, ĭk′ə-)
The Japanese art of formal flower arrangement with special regard shown to balance, harmony, and form.

[Japanese : ikeru, to arrange + hana, flower.]


(Crafts) the Japanese decorative art of flower arrangement


(ˌɪk əˈbɑ nə, ˈi keɪ-)

the Japanese art of arranging flowers.
[1900–05; < Japanese, =ike(y) to make live, causative of ik- live + -bana, comb. form of hana flower]


the Japanese art of flower arrangement, especially for the home.
See also: Flowers


A Japanese word used for the art of flower arranging.
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For the ladies, a chance to treat themselves to a beauty treatment, learn Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging.
At stalls set up by the Ladies Horticultural Club, the Floral Art Society, the Ikebana International, the Ikenobo Study Group, the Amateur Gardeners Club, the Orchid Society of Pakistan, the Pakistan Bonsai Society and the Cactus and Succulent Society of Pakistan, visitors have the opportunity to see classy and specialised floral arrangements.
The event attracted the interest of those present through use of Japanese calendars, films and ikebana a Japanese style of flower arrangement for deepening mutual understanding and friendship between Japan and Pakistan, said a statement issued here on Tuesday.
The event comprised three components - the Japanese calendar exhibition, the Japanese film show and an ikebana workshop.
Last month, we held a Ikebana (Japanese flower arrangement) workshop at the Youth Hub and we also assisted in organising the Hokkaido Food Fair in Dubai.
On this occasion, various cultural exhibitions were also presented including ikebana (Japanese art of floral arrangements), origami (Japanese art of folding paper into decorative shapes and figures), and bonsai (the art of growing ornamental, artificially dwarfed varieties of tress) displays, pop culture show and band session.
Also, five Ikebana groups showcased beautiful flower arrangements and the Pakistan Bonsai Society exhibited Bonsai (Japanese art of growing a miniature tree in a container) around the venue.
Guests of honor were Evangeline Cheng, head of the Ikebana International Manila Chapter, and Real Living Online Magazine editor Rachelle Medina, with Hungary Ambassador Jozsef Bencze and his wife, and finance director Istvan Szigeti.
On the first day of the two-day event, Kendo performance and Jujutsu demonstration took place, besides ikebana and bonsai demonstrations.
On the first day of the event, Kendo performance and Juustsu demonstration took place besides Ikebana and Bonsai Demonstrations.
Married to a Pakistani lady Asifa Ataka, a known florist and Ikebana expert, Mr.
In this context many nations made their reputation and renown but Japanese have marvellous talent in positioning Ikebana and disseminating it in to whole world.