About Valeria, Ikebana teacher & artist

Born in Sicily,Italy. Degree in Psychology at Padova University.
Sailing a yacht around the world for 8 years with her Japanese husband Kenji.
She lived in Japan for 14 years and studied Ikebana for 10 years at the
Sogetsu School  where she was awarded a teacher's degree,and the name "Suiren"(Lotus flower).
Valeria is originally Italian but she professes a deeper identification with the Japanese culture.
She lives in Auroville ,a international township in South India,with her husband and her daughter,
and gives talks and classes on Ikebana all year round.

Contact : Valeria Raso Matsumoto 
or 0091- 413- 2623585

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