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Q1:Are there any overseas chapters of the Ohara School ?

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Yes, there are 56 Chapters and 35 Study Groups organized out of 29 countries as of December 2014.
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Q2:What kind of activities do the chapters do?

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The Chapters/Study Groups hold ikebana lessons, exhibitions and workshops in each region.
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Q3:How can I contact the overseas chapters?

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Please refer to the Overseas Chapters List, or contact the International Division at
international@ohararyu.or.jp
or call: 03-5774-5097/ fax: 03-3407-3728
(International call: +81-3-5774-5097)
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Q4:Do I have to become a member of a chapter or study group in order to take lessons overseas?

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Not necessarily. It would also depend on the term of stay. However, you would have better access to information on ikebana abroad if you were a member. We introduce ikebana instructors in areas without chapters and study groups.
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Q5:Is it possible to apply for qualification certificates overseas ?

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Yes, it is. You can apply at your chapter or study group. Please contact us for areas without chapter or study group.
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Q6:Are the certificates granted overseas valid in Japan?

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Yes, they are. The Ohara School Headquarters Certificate Department in Japan is in charge of the registration. Please contact us for further information.
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Q7:Are the qualification credits for lessons acquired overseas valid in Japan?

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Yes, they are. You can continue taking lessons in Japan by submitting your school verification which includes your attendance or your latest certificate.
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Q8:What should I do to teach ikebana overseas?

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You are permitted to teach after acquiring the qualification of Instructor’s Course. English brochures and arrangement style diagrams are provided upon request.
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Q9:Are there any admission procedures for the overseas chapters and study groups?

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Yes, depending on the chapter of study groups. Please follow their procedures accordingly.
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Q10:Are there any Japanese members of overseas chapters and study groups? And is it possible to take lessons from them in Japanese?

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Yes, there are Japanese instructors teaching in Japanese in some chapters and study groups. However, this does not apply to all.
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Q11:Could a Japanese person take ikebana lessons in English at the Ohara Center of Tokyo?

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Certainly. There are Japanese nationals taking lessons in English to teach ikebana to the non-Japanese.
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Q12:Is it possible to attend both English and Japanese classes at the same time and acquire credits for both classes?

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Unfortunately not. You are only permitted to acquire credits from either one of the classes.
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Q13:Are there any English ikebana textbooks of the Ohara School?

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Yes, there are. The textbook "Ikebana for Everybody" is for Beginners up to Instructor’s course. Other English textbooks are introduced online
"Hana More" catalogue
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Q14:Where can I find information for Ohara School ikebana exhibitions held overseas?

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Current exhibits in both Japan and overseas are listed on our English Homepage. It is also possible to directly access the overseas chapters and study groups through their links introduced on our homepage.
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