Entries Tagged as 'Tea Ceremony'

水曜日, 5月 2nd, 2012

What is Tea Ceremonies?

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What is Tea Ceremonies?

■Heart of Hospitality
Tea Ceremony is a cultural tradition that emerged from China into Japan’s own unique way of serving tea.
The goal of a tea ceremony is to put all your strength into hospitality.

月曜日, 11月 28th, 2011

Yukemuri Japanese Cultural Experience

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Yukemuri Japanese Cultural Experience

A Japanese culture experience event called Setagaya Cool was held on September 17, 2011.
 Setagaya Cool is a Japanese culture experience event that anyone can participate. While enjoying the Japanese atmosphere in the space with an Irori, foreign people can experience Onsen, Shodou (calligraphy) and Sadou and discover the appeal of Japan. It was an attempt [...]

金曜日, 8月 27th, 2010

Experiencing Tea Ceremony Class

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Experiencing Tea Ceremony Class

I went to a tea ceremony class with my friend. Even though I am Japanese, it was my first time experiencing a tea ceremony.

The class was held by Shuntaro Kondo, the tea master of Urasenke. Working at a company, he is experienced in the way of tea, once being sent to China as the [...]