Ikebana (生け花, 活け花, "arranging flowers" or "making flowers alive") is the Japanese art of flower arrangement. "Ikebana" is from the Japanese ikeru (生ける, "to arrange (flowers), have life; be living") and hana (花, "flower"). Possible translations include "giving life to flowers" and "arranging flowers". 


It is one of the representative aspects of Japanese traditional culture that is celebrated at Toobaa Academy to foster harmony, friendship, and goodwill between the Japanese and Islamic worlds.