Ohara School of Ikebana Ottawa Chapter

A membership organization offering classes, demonstrations, workshops and information resources

Ottawa Chapter – Ohara School of Ikebana



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A Stunning Demonstration was held on September 24, 2019!

Grand Master Marcel Vrignaud performed a lavish demonstration of Ohara School Ikebana on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at Meridian Theatres @ Centrepointe in honour of the 30th Anniversary of the Ohara School of Ikebana, Ottawa Chapter. A gala reception followed. You can see a gallery of photos from the demonstration here.

Mr. Vrignaud studied with Third Headmaster Houn Ohara in the mid-60s, and founded the France Chapter. He has been a Grand Master for over twenty years and received the Award of Honor from Ohara School. He also holds: the Kôrô Shô, a Japanese diploma of merit, the National Order of Merit for his promotion of ikebana in France and the Meiyo Ichijikin award of honour for his services in teaching and promoting ikebana in Europe.

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Ottawa, Gatineau and Gananoque have many very well trained teachers who offer individual and group classes. For more information and to contact a teacher, see our Ikebana Classes page.


Welcome to the official website of the Ottawa Chapter of the Ohara School of Ikebana. This site will bring you news of the various activities of the Chapter. Please browse our galleries, learn a little of the history of the School and explore the workings of the School.