Saturday, 3 October 2020

Semi-Finalists for the Ikebana Gallery Award 2021, September 2020 Quarter

Thank you all the Ikebana students who contributed this quarter. 

The Ikebana Gallery Award Committee is pleased to announce that the following works have been selected as semi-finalists of the Ikebana Gallery Award 2021 for the September 2020 quarter. 

Congratulations to the students whose works have been selected for the semi-final. 

If you have not sent us your details and a list of materials for your work (check our Award page,, please contact us soon,
Please also contact us if you have been selected but you are not eligible for this award. 

If we don't hear from you,  your work may not be considered for selection for the finalists. 

In August 2021, the finalists will be selected from the semi-finalists' works, and will be sent to our special judges.  

We will accept entries for the Ikebana Gallery Award 2021 four times a year. Next period to enter is from 25 to 31 December 2020. We hope to receive more of your works toward the Ikebana Gallery Award 2021.


Lam Tan Lei (Hong Kong)↑
Ikebana school: The Sogetsu school of Ikebana
Teacher’s name: Ho Hin Shing
Salix, Carnation, Oncidium
Comment: The curve lines of the arrangement formed by Salix has created a nice shape for the arrangement, while the Carnation and Oncidium has given a contrast colour.

Katerina ↑
Katerina Baranova (Ukraine, Kyiv)
Eastern Europe Ikenobo Chapter
Teacher - Olena Kapranova
 Shoka shimputai/Material: Acacia, Eustoma grandi florum, Phlox

Lam Tan Lei (Hong Kong)↑
Ikebana school: The Sogetsu school of Ikebana
Teacher’s name: Ho Hin Shing
 Chrysanthemum,Weeping Forsythia,Craspedia
Comment: The yellow ball shape flowers and container has given different yellow colour tones,while the cut out Weeping Forsythia gives a sharp line to the arrangement.

Eastern Europe Ikenobo Chapter (Kyiv, Ukraine)
Teacher - Olena Kapranova
Student - Lidia Poklyatska 
Jiyuka / Material: Leucospermum, Craspedia, Zamioculcas, Dieffenbachia leaf

Sue H. (Melbourne) 

Anna Andrusenko 
City: Kyiv
Country: Ukraine
School: Eastern Europe Ikenobo Chapter 
Teacher: Angela Lobastov

Lucienne G ↑
City: Lausanne 
Country: Switzerland
School: Ikenobo
Teacher: Ivy Le Maguer
Materials: iris pseudacorus (leaves) - cosmos - achillea
Free - style (jiyuka)