January 24th, 2022
Today, the spouse of the Ambassador of Angola in Japan, Fátima Lima Xavier, as Chairperson of the Ikebana International 2021 Fair, which took place last December 14th, organized a lunch to thank all the wives of ambassadors, Companies and members of Ikebana International, who contributed to the success of the referred fair. H.I.H Princess Takamado, patroness of this Foundation and Mrs. Yuko Hayashi, spouse of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan, were present at the Fair. Mrs. Yuk Hayashi was also present at today’s luncheon and gave a speech praising the success of the Fair. Mrs. Junko Katano, President of Ikebana International, also spoke, thanking the spouse of the Ambassador of Angola for the effort and support she gave for the realization and success of the Fair. The Ambassador of Angola, Rui Orlando Xavier, in his speech, thanked Ikebana International for having invited his spouse as Chairperson and making his country Angola came into prominence during the Fair on December 14.
After the lunch today, there was a music class at the official residence of the Ambassador of Angola with some of the Ambassadresses present and with Mrs. Yuko Hayashi, spouse of the Minister of Foreign Affairs.