On Monday, 19th December 2016, DPS students witnessed a demonstration of Ikebana.  An art that is more than 500 years old, Ikebana is a Japanese form of flower arrangement that has mesmerized people with its beauty. Students of Grades VIII and A Levels were given an opportunity to witness a spell binding display conducted by Professor Asifa Attaka, a valuable representative of the Japanese Cultural Center.
With several years of formal training in this art form, Ms Asifa expertly handled a variety of flora to create arrangements that bespoke cultural values. Respecting experience, celebrating growth and valuing the promise of youth were depicted in the patterned three-flower arrangements with full blooms, blossoms and developing buds.
The hour long session culminated with insightful answers that would assist the beginners in replicating the arrangements. DPS will be offering Ikebana classes as a Saturday activity in the Second Term for both students and parents.

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