Akihiro KASUYA, Iemoto of the Ichiyo-School Tokyo

On this special year of the 140th Anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and Austria, Ikebana International Headquarters sent one of the leading ikebana headmasters of Japan and the Vienna Chapter proudly presented him: Iemoto Akihiro Kasuya. Ikebana International was honoured by Ambassador Akio Tanaka who held the speech for the opening ceremony in which he appreciated ikebana as a highly regarded art.