Chieko Mihori to Teach Ikebana at Foo Foo Fest 2015
PENSACOLA, Fla., September 24, 2015 – Chieko Mihori is the Vice President for Cultural Affairs at the Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens in Delray Beach, Fla. She is also an esteemed recipient of The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Rays, bestowed upon her by the Emperor of Japan.
This award is given to those who have made significant advancements of the Japanese nation and culture. Mihori was awarded this honor because of her dedication to educate and promote Japanese culture within the U.S.
Mihori has been a trustee and board member of the Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens since its beginnings in 1977. The museum is the only public museum in the U.S. dedicated to Japanese culture. At the gardens, Mihori has been practicing and teaching the art of Ikebana, Japanese flower arrangement, for over 45 years.
Join Mihori’s class Ikebana: The Art of Japanese Flower Arrangement on November 14 during Foo Foo Fest to learn from this esteemed instructor and gain an appreciation for Japanese culture.