Participated for the first time in the ‘Exhibition in Kobe City by Leading Ikebana Artists of Japan’
Performed flower offering ceremony at Todai-ji Temple
Performed flower offering ceremony at Konpon Chudo, Enryaku-ji, Temple
Exhibited at the Flower Installation entitled “Jyoka-machi, Takadabana Flower Road” in Niigata.
Exhibited at the art festival “Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2009”
Graduated from Konan University in Kobe.
Held a recovery support charity exhibition titled ‘Inori’ in Osaka for the affected areas by the Great East Japan Earthquake.
Took office as Executive Director of Nihon Ikebana Geijutsu Kyokai (Japan Ikebana Association)
Held his first solo exhibition titled ‘Flower & Space－Hiroki Ohara Exhibition’ at Nihombashi Takashimaya
Took office as a visiting professor and supervised the project ‘Ikebana and Its Conception’ at Taisho University
Perfomed flower offering ceremony at Meiji-jingu shrine.
Exhibited for the ‘Roppongi Art Night 2014’ at the National Art Center, Tokyo
Gave a lecture and demonstration at West Point in New York, US
Supervised ‘Ohara School’s 120th Anniversary Exhibition, Inochi-no-katachi (Birth and Rebirth)’, at Nihombashi Takashimaya
Perfomed a flower offering ceremony at Koyasan temple
Gave a lecture and demonstration at Harvard University in Boston, US
Displayed arrangements at the International Media Center for The G7 Ise-Shima Summit
Directed the overall space design and appeared in the ikebana show ‘Shiseido Prior presents – Mirai-no-hana-saku Party’
Gave a lecture and demonstration as an invited guest for the ‘150th Anniversary Japan-Belgium Diplomatic Relations’ event, sponsored by the Japanese Embassy in Belgium
Gave a lecture and demonstration as an invited guest for Maison de la Culture du Japon à Paris in Paris, France
Kobe City Cultural Award
Hiroki Ohara has appeared on many radio programs and TV programs, including Nippon Television Network, Japan Broadcasting Corporation, Mainichi Broadcasting Corporation, and others. His ikebana works, interview articles, and special feature articles have been covered by numerous national newspapers, including Yomiuri, Asahi, and Sankei Shimbun, and has also been published in many leading major magazines.