8th. Annual World Gardening Fair at Hotel Okura Tokyo
May is the month when plants are bursting with young leaves and flowers. Hotel Okura Tokyo presents an International garden, a true symphony of flowers that has been created by ten ambassador’s wives, among them Mrs. Sigurborg Oddsdottir, Iceland’s Ambassador’s wife to Japan.
Mrs. Oddsdottir has designed in cooperation with Mr. Nobuo Shirasuna, a famous Japanese landscape architect, an Icelandic garden with Japanese plants to reflect Iceland’s varied colors and flora.In addition the hotel is sponsoring in one of its restaurants a buffet style food collection with items from all ten countries, which will take place in Café Corner. In addition to Iceland, representatives are from; UK and Northern Ireland, France, Spain, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Swiss, Malaysia and Panama.