Ikebana International’s AKI NO KOKORO: Autumn Portraits in Ikebana & Koto
Friday, October 9 from 6:00p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
The Kitano Hotel – 66 Park Avenue at 38th Street
Admission: $45/$40 Ikebana International members
Join Ikebana International’s opening fall event, AKI NO KOKORO: Autumn Portraits in Ikebana & Koto at The Kitano Hotel. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and drinks as well as an original composition performance by koto player/composer Kento Iwasaki and violinist Hirona Amamiya.
Founded in 1956 and headquartered in Tokyo, Ikebana International is dedicated to the study and promotion of the art of Japanese flower arranging. Representing all schools of ikebana, the organization has more than 8,500 members. The New York chapter is one of 165 chapters of Ikebana International in 60 countries worldwide. Members gather for program meetings featuring demonstrations by arrangers from various Ikebana schools or related cultural programs four or five times a year, and they stage one exhibition annually in the New York City area.
The floral exhibition will be on display through Sunday, October 11 on the first floor and the mezzanine.