Shodo Experience (Japanese Calligraphy) in Tokyo


 

Thank you very much for your interest in this tour!

Japanese calligraphy, which is closely related to the tea ceremony is now available as a workshop.
A hanging scroll with calligraphy is displayed at a TOKONOMA, an alcove, the most important part of the tea ceremony room.

Learn the essence of Shodo and find yourself through the practice of self-expression using Kanji characters.
Your work will be mounted on a scroll and presented to you to enjoy at home.

 

Highlights

  • Grasp the idea of Shodo

 

  • Make an original piece using a specially selected character with an ink-dipped brush.

 

  • The staff will mount your work on a hanging scroll and present it to you to take home.

 

Contents

  1. Grasp the idea of Shodo

    • The instructor will explain the spiritual backbone of Shodo.
    • Students will practice writing a simple Kanji character.


  2. Make an original piece using a specially selected character with an ink-dipped brush.

    • The instructor will show you how to write your character and present you with a sample.
    • Write the character on the paper to be mounted.


  3. The staff will mount your work on a hanging scroll and present it to you to take home.

 

Location

  • Calligraphy master’s classroom in Toritsu-Daigaku, Tokyo.

 

Meeting Place

  • Toritsu-Daigaku Station Exit (Outside).
  • Your interpreter will be there to take you to the class.

Duration

  • 1.5 hours

Class size

  • 2~6 people

Price

  • 13,000 yen per person -includes interpreter (English) fee.
  • Private tours: add 20,000 yen per group
    * Cancellation Policy: Full amount will be refunded if contacted up to 3 days prior to the event. Otherwise no refund is granted.

Souvenirs

  • Your work will be mounted on a hanging scroll and presented to you to take back home.
  • Photos taken during Calligraphy Workshop are provided later over the internet.

Notes

  • You will need to take your shoes off in the room, so please wear socks or stockings.

 

Booking Request

 

✉  info@mat-cha-doh.com


About Mat-Cha-Doh

We at Mat-Cha-Doh provide Japanese cultural experiences in Tokyo centered around Cha-do, the way of tea, said to be the epitome of Japanese culture. We focus on Matcha (ground green tea), the main item of Cha-do, and its amazing powers. We offer information on a Matcha-energized healthy life through our blogs, online shop, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.