Meeting between Consul General Matsui and Sogetsu Auckland Branch (June 30, 2023)

On Friday, June 30, 2023, Consul General Matsui exchanged views with the members from Sogetsu Auckland Branch, Director Ms Hirano, Vice Director Ms Martin, Secretary Ms Kwan and Treasurer Ms Murakami.

Sogetsu Auckland Branch, celebrating its 55th anniversary this year, gave an overview of its activities to promote ikebana, a traditional Japanese art, for example by holding workshops and exhibitions (scheduled for September 23 and 24 this year at Eden Gardens), in addition to training its students.

Consul General Matsui promised continued support of its activities and expressed his desire to contribute to further broadening the scope of its activities through collaboration with other organisations.