Sunday 28 February 2010

Men Pruning Away Their Stress

The newest trend in the world of ikebana - men are again taking up arranging flowers that was for hundreds of years an exclusively male art form in Japan. "Each time when the class starts at first I feel tired from work, but once I begin concentrating on how to combine the flowers and the vase, and I actually move my hands to create the composition, it's a change of pace" says a 45 year old man in the ikebana class of Sogetsu master Gaho Isono.

I'd like to thank my friend Venkatesh of the Chennai Sogetsu study group for sharing this video.

Read the article related to this video on Reuters.
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