Video for Chapter Programs

2022 Video Collection

The Freestyle
of Flowers

Kasuya Nahiro,
Ichiyo Demonstration
I.I. Washington D.C. #1, Courtesy of Valerie Eccleston

Ikebana and Dahlias
of Mexico

Lidia Villalobos
Ohara School Demonstration
Associate Term Second

Sogetsu Designs

Susan Cano, Riji
Zoom Demonstration
Mexico City Chapter #228

Unparalleled Beauty
of Saga Goryū

Bruce Wilson
Saga Goryu

Mitsuhiki, Mitsumata,
and Chrysanthemum

Misei Ishikawa,
Master Instructor Sogetsu
Tokyo Headquarters


Most frequently questions and answers

You pay the Pay-per-View fee when you are ready to view a video and you
can replay as many times as you want during the 72-hour rental period. The
minimal fee will help offset the cost of hosting the videos on Vimeo. It also
streamlines your access while minimizing the management of the videos by

No, you access the videos by paying the fee.

Vimeo does not provide any refunds. Be sure you plan to view the video
within 72 hours of paying the rental fee.

Either credit card or PayPal are acceptable forms of payment.

You need a Vimeo account. Opening a Vimeo account is free and simple. You can establish a chapter
Vimeo account using your Chapter Name and Chapter email. You will also
need to create a password for this Vimeo account.

Log into your Chapter Vimeo account and it will be accessible in your Vimeo

Yes, they are for chapter meetings and gatherings. They can be used to
encourage guests. Consider scheduling a second showing during the 72hour

Of course, if you are a member of an I.I. chapter. It would be great if you also
encouraged any students who are not I.I. chapter members to join your local
I.I. chapter.

No screen shots of the videos themselves may be used in any format
(website, newsletters, social media). We encourage you to use social media
to draw individuals to these videos. As these videos are copyright protected, you are welcome to share the trailer that is on the If you need images contact your Regional Advocate.

Japanese Culture

Suggestions on  Using These Cultural Videos

Kimono Making Videos

After choosing the video from the playlist, use the [ ] on the lower right of the video to maximize to full screen


 This 3 minute video shows how textiles are made in Shiga Prefecture

NHK (Japan Broadcasting) Videos

The Growing Membership has developed this currated list of 20 NHK Videos ranging in content from flower arranging to food, Nagasaki survivor stories, and how bamboo and lacquerware items are made.

Washi Paper


Washi is a special type of Japanese paper made primarily from tree bark fibers. Watch now to learn more about Washi.

Furoshiki – Art of Fabric Folding

An introduction to Furoshiki, an ancient Japanese art and modern alternative to gift-wrapping. Watch as Minal Akkad uses fabric to design beautifully wrapped boxes, bottles, and create trendy bags. 25 minute video

More Japanese Arts And Wonders

Featuring works of Japanese bamboo art dating from the late 19th century to the present

Kintsugi is a Japanese art form in which breaks and repairs are treated as part of the object’s history. Broken ceramics are carefully mended by artisans with a lacquer resin mixed with powdered gold, silver, or platinum. The repairs are visible, beautiful, and an antidote to the culture of disposability.

The Japanese architectural craftsmanship was recently recognized by Unesco.

An origami artist makes a samurai out of one piece of paper.