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Thank you very much for your interest in this tour! We will introduce to you a cultural experience of making Wagashi (Japanese sweets) and later serve it with Uji Matcha tea (ground green tea). The lesson is fun and simple. The size of an average wagashi is very small, about 4 x 4cm (1.6 x 1.6 in). In such small pieces, you will explore the amazing stories of four beautiful seasons of Japan, its history and various seasonal events. Wagashi and Matcha, in fact, are the basic key items of Japanese traditional tea ceremony.   Highlights You will be guided […]

Enjoy Wagashi Making with Uji Matcha Tea 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 […]

Shodo Experience (Japanese Calligraphy) in Tokyo

We welcomed very wonderful guests who came from Canada in our tour “Enjoy Wagashi Making with Uji Matcha Tea!” . They tried making three kinds of Japanese sweets. Sakura nerikiri (cherry blossom) Warabi nerikiri (edible green plant called bracken Sakura petals nerikiri (cherry petals) They also were invited to enjoy a Wagashi with Uji Matcha tea prepared in a traditional style.   If you are interested in this post, please check below! Enjoy Wagashi Making with Uji Matcha Tea!:  http://goo.gl/QM2sso   The Scenes from This Tour                               […]

Tour Report – Mar. 19th, 2016