September 15, 2021
The Ambassadress of Angola in Japan, Mrs. Maria de Fátima Xavier, was designated as the Fair Chairperson of the Ikebana International, before of Ikebana International and several Ambassadresses.
Ikebana International is a non-profit cultural organization whose aim is to encourage and perpetuate the study of ikebana and related arts around the world. Its headquarters are in Tokyo, Japan, with 260 delegations around the world, with a common bond of love for flowers and a passion for ikebana art and with the motto “Friendship through flowers”. The Organization’s patron is Princess Takamado.
It should be noted that in recent years the position of « Fair Chairperson » has been performed by one of the Ambassadressess in Japan chosen by the management of Ikebana International.