Organiser: Atelier Somebana 香港染布花工房
Address: Unit 1119 Beverley Commercial Centre, 97-105 Chatham Road South,
Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
Person in-charge: Stephanie Au
Title: Administrator
Contact number: 852-98032710
Website: (under construction)
Event Name: Essence of Somebana 染布花之華 ・ 作品聯展
Date / Time: September 24-25, 2016 / 10:00 – 18:00
Event Nature: Exhibition ( Sep 25; Resources Centre ) + Paid Seminar (Sep 24-25)
Artist Participants: Tanaka Sakiko, Japan / Lisin, Taiwan / Chigira Yuki, China+Japan /
Shi Jiaran, China / Stephanie Au, Hong Kong / Solvita Gailite, Latvia (TBC)

Event Summary:

Somebana (染め花 ) in Japanese terminology means to dye and craft flowers with starched fabrics like velvet, pure silk, fine cotton organdy..etc. It is also referred as Art Flower, Nunohana, Somehana, French Flowers.

Petals, leaves, stalks, even artificial stamens are handmade one piece at a time, therefore they are often treasured for it’s lavishing material, aesthetic value and intricate details.

Purpose of the 2 days event is to introduce the art of Somebana as well as to encourage cultural exchange activities in Hong Kong. Somebana artists from 5 different time zones will exhibit their prided work in varies forms, such as decorative flower arrangements, fasincators, creative decoration, couture ensemble.. etc.

Exhibition highlights includes 4 sessions of live demo by Ms. Lisin (Taiwan) and Ms. Chigira Yuki (Japan). Those who eager to get crafty may sign up for paid seminars taught by Tanaka Sakiko (Japan) beforehand via our website, , which will launch on August 15th, 2016.

* Event has been pre-approved to be part the “Japan Autumn Festival in Hong Kong” official activities by Ambassador and Consulate-General of Japanese Embassy in Hong Kong, Matsuda Kuninori.


Please refer to Chinese version for details.