Spectacular Bonsai Displays at Sanib Pwersa at SM North

Spectacular bonsai, natural stones, ikebana arrangement greeted members, visitors, guests of Sanib Pwersa exhibit held at SM North,The Block in Quezon City.


bonsai on display

This was thru the efforts of three major plant organizations in the country. The Philippine Bonsai Society Inc., Natural Stone Society of the Philippines and Ikenobo Ikebana Manila number 67.


free style flower arrangement

Celosia cristata  was used in this flower arrangement.  It is called cockscomb flower since the shape and color flower looks like the rooster head.


The Gentle Walk of the Giant

natural stones exhibited by Architect Jesus Galahad “Bimbo”  Vergara which won “Gold ” award .  The exhibit was entitled ” The Gentle Walk of the Giant” because the the pattern and unique shape of the stone.


Pong Pagong Knockout

Another big winner is Mrs. Norma K. Villanueva. Her exhibit entitled “Pong Pagong Knockout” won “Gold” award. The natural stone looked like a sea turtle in resting mode.


There were also free public lectures from the industry leaders and it held for free.

33rd Ikebono Ikebana Flower Arrangement Exhibition

Grand Atrium , ShangriLA – Mall , Mandaluyong City , Philippines


Ikebana Society of Manila No. 67 , Inc with partnership with the Embassy of Japan and Shangri-La Mall presents to the general public its 33rd annual floral display and arrangements at the atrium of the mall.

Presidential arrangement

This year’s exhibit chairperson is headed by Dr. Romeo P. Balderrama Jr., supported by the board of trustees that include Milagros Robles, Ma. Theresa Calunsod, Christina Abalos, Mary Co, Silvia Santos, Gina Onda and Dr. Divina Lupe Lazaro.

Professor Serapion Metilla flower arrangement 

Professor Serapion Metilla used variegated fishtail palm leaves, anthurium leaf , variegated dracena  or chinese bamboo , white anthurium flowers and long stemmed ginger to create height .

Ms. Mila Robles flower arrangement

Ms. Mila Robles used green bamboo for tray presentation with white lilium aka star gazer in her presentation

Ms. Silvia Z. Santos flower arrangement

Ms. Silvia Z. Santos used white lilium aka star gazer , red anthurium flower, and variegated leaves of neoregelia

The exhibit is ongoing  until March 13 sunday .


Ikebana Exhibition in Shangri-La

Ikebana exhibition and demonstration will be held on March 10-13, 2016 at the Grand Atrium of the Shangri-La Plaza Mall in Mandaluyong City. The event is in celebration of the 33rd anniversary of Ikenobo Ikebana Society of Manila No. 67. Theme of the exhibit is Ikenobo PTL: “Praise! Thank! And Love!”.

Opening ceremonies will be on March 10 at 4 o’clock in the afternoon. The event is open free to the public. There will be a display of Ikebana arrangements by members of the Society. Demonstrations will be held on March 12 from 3 to 6 p.m. by Ikebana professors Dr. Divina Lupe Lazaro and Dr. Romeo Balderrama Jr. On March 13, Prof. Serapion S. Metilla and Joyce Kato will hold their demonstrations also from 3 to 6:00pm

In 1983, the Ikenobo Ikebana Society of Manila started as a Study Group and by 1984 it was declared Capter No. 67.Since then, the Society has been conducting its annual exhibition and demonstration.

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