BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.2682@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20101025T000000Z DTEND:20101029T000000Z DESCRIPTION:The Chicago Chapter of Ohara Ikebana School announced that the 9th North America Ohara Teachers Association (NAOTA) Conference will be he ld October 25-29\, 2010 in City of Chicago.\n\nThis is the first time the Chicago Chapter has been selected to host the conference. The 9th NAOTA co nference will take place October 25-29 at the Congress Plaza Hotel in down town Chicago. Headmaster Hiroki Ohara and Chief Executive Officer Wakako O hara will be in attendance with Professor Kuniaki Seki and Assistant Profe ssor Akihiro Nishi who will conduct 6 sessions of workshop and one demonst ration with 10 arrangements including Ohara signature styles: Moribana (La ndscape and Color Scheme)\, Rimpa\, Hana-mai\, Bunjin\, and Hana-isho. Sea sonal arrangements such as Fall Colors theme will also be displayed.\n\nIk ebana\, Japanese flower arrangement\, is one of the Japanese traditional a rts\, which has been practiced for hundreds of years. Among 3\,000 Ikebana schools in Japan\, the Ohara School of Ikebana has more than 115 years of history and is one of the three major Ikebana schools in Japan. The Ohara School expands its activities not only in Japan but through out the world and claims more than 1\,000\,000 students worldwide. The Ohara School emp hasizes seasonal qualities\, natural growth processes\, and the beauty of natural environments.\n\nIkebana Demonstration is an event open to the pub lic on Friday\, October 29\, 2010. The Demonstration will start at 5:30 pm and will be followed by a cocktail party and Sayonara Banquet. For detail ed admission information\, please contact Chicago Chapter Mrs. A. Neuert a t 630-462-8612 or e-mail to&nbsp\;<a href="mailto:oharachicago@gmail.com"> oharachicago@gmail.com</a>. SUMMARY:9TH NORTH AMERICA OHARA TEACHERS ASSOCS. CONFERENCE WITH IKEBANA DE MONSTRATION URL:/en/events/2010/10/25/9th-north-america-ohara-teachers-assocs-conferenc / END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR