Senko Ikenobo is headmaster designate of Ikenobo, which has a history of over 555 years and takes its origin from of one aspect of Japanese traditional culture: ikebana. She serves as vice head priest of Shiunzan Chohoji (Rokkakudo) temple in Kyoto and as honorary consul of Iceland. Senko Ikenobo’s varied activities focus on life as emphasized through Ikenobo ikebana. In 2013, she conducted an ikebana workshop at Harvard University and performed a floral offering ceremony at United Nations Headquarters. In 2016, her ikebana work was displayed at the Shima Kanko Hotel The Classic to welcome prime ministers on the occasion of the forty-second G7 summit, held in Mie Prefecture, Japan.
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