About Us

"Friendship Through Flowers"
Motto of Ikebana International

Ikebana International (I.I.) is a non-profit cultural organization with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, is dedicated to the promotion and appreciation of ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arrangement. Founded in 1956, it has now spread to over 60 countries/areas, with 165 chapters and membership of approximately 8,500.

Monthly meetings are held on Wednesday evening or Saturday mornings as per the programme, with a break for January and the summer months. To accommodate more members, the new season will hold monthly meetings on Saturdays instead. All visitors and guests are welcome.

Refer to progamme.

We meet at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre:  6 Garamond Court (Wynford and DVP) 
A sign in the reception hall will indicate which room the meeting is being held.


President:  Maina Choy
1st Vice President (Programmes):  Yuko Ichimori
2nd Vice President (Membership):  Chantal Tsai
Treasurer: Tina Hsueh
Corresponding Secretary:  Luanne Winchiu
Recording Secretary:  Magdalena Tamura-Reid
Historian:  Jeanette Cheng
Past President: Tina Wong