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Ikebana International (I.I.) is a worldwide organization founded in Tokyo, Japan in 1956 by the late Ellen Gordon Allen. Its members are dedicated to promotion of the mutual understanding
and friendship between Japan and other countries through Ikebana (the art of Japanese flower arrangement) and other related arts of Japan. 
Ikebana International (I.I.) is a "Shadan Hojin", a non-profit cultural organization in Japan
and today boasts over 10.000 members in more than 50 countries. Enthusiastic volunteers
of many different nationalities and ikebana schools administer Ikebana International.
Some of the Ikebana schools stress classic styles; others focuson creative, contemporary forms,and some blend the two - each school different, yet each openly sharing its inspirations, styles, philosophy, history and techniques. 

Membership is open to all persons interested in the art of Ikebana and the ideals of Ikebana International regardless of their previous experience.

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