The Hiroshima Peace Day Memorial Service was conducted in Melbourne in St. Paul's Anglican Cathedral; this year marked the 70th Anniversary. To help commemorate this event and pray for ever lasting world peace, I was asked to put together an Ikebana arrangement as part of Ikebana International.
In order to utilise the large space within the cathedral, I used very large pieces and large vase in order to maximise the presence of my arrangement. The materials that I used were:
There were a number of ladies who were watching put together my arrangement, they were the Flower Guild of the Church and these ladies are responsible for the weekly flower arrangements in the Cathedral.
Melbourne based Ikebana Teacher