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.

All our tours are private in order to ensure the safety and security of our guests.

Our health and safety measures against COVID-19 include:
・Wearing face masks (spare face masks are available)
・Sanitizing and washing hands
・Keeping rooms well ventilated
・Health checks for staff members and guests
・Keeping safe social distances

We look forward to welcoming you to our tours soon.

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 (TY06) Exit (Outside).
  • Your interpreter will be there to take you to the class.

Duration

  • 1.5 hours

Class size

  • 2~6 people

Price

  • 15,000 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

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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.