The Spirit of “Wa”: Tea Ceremony Workshop

Event Announcement – The Spirit of “Wa”: Tea Ceremony Workshop

Presented by: Hyogo Prefectural Mutual Aid Association Tea Ceremony Club
With additional support from: Hyogo International Association

Experience a traditional Japanese tea ceremony with tea ceremony master Mr. SASAKI Soryo of the Urasenke school. This is a priceless opportunity to learn this traditional Japanese art from an expert.

Mr. Sasaki has practiced tea ceremony for over 30 years, including experience teaching tea ceremony abroad.

In this class, you will:
-Enjoy a lunch of handmade soba noodles
-Participate in a simplified tea ceremony and taste matcha green tea and wagashi sweets
-Try your hand at making matcha yourself!

Date: Sunday, July 29th, 2012 from 11:00 to 12:30 (sign-in opens at 10:30)

Location: Shin Minatogawa Fureai Kaikan (1-9-20 Higashiyamacho Hyogo-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo-ken)
Walk 10 minutes north from Minatogawakoen Station (Kobe Subway), or
Walk 15 minutes north from Shinkaichi Station (Kobe Kosoku Line)
(See map below for walking directions.)

Fee: 1,000 yen (includes tea, sweets, and soba noodles)

Participants: Foreigners who live, study, or work in Hyogo Prefecture (20 participants)

Only 20 spaces available – first come, first served. Space is limited, so apply today!

Application Form

Phone number:
Email address:

Please send this form to Liz Snell at the below contact information by email, fax, or postal mail:

Hyogo International Association, Liz Snell
TEL 078-230-3267 / FAX 078-230-3280
IHD Building, 2nd Floor
1-5-1 Wakinohama Kaigan-dori
Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo 651-0073

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Walking Directions: Walk north from Minatogawakoen Station on the main road until you reach the diagonal intersection with the Seven-Eleven. Turn right and follow the road until you see the building with the colorful sun mural on the right. You can’t miss it!

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