Japanese Tea Ceremony
Sunday, August 10, 2014
Experience Japanese culture in a unique setting. Traditional tea offerings are hosted at the Ozawa Pavilion, our authentic Japanese Tea House set in the tranquil Kurimoto Japanese Garden. Japanese sweets and tea are provided to guests, as well as an explanation of the tearoom and tea ceremony.
August 10, 2014 Sitting Times:
11:15 am - Furo Ceremony (max. 15 participants)
(Performed inside the Ozawa Pavilion teahouse in the large tea room)
12:45pm - Furo Ceremony (max. 15 participants)
1:30pm - Furo Ceremony (max. 15 participants)
2:15pm - Furo Ceremony (max. 15 participants)
The tea ceremony is presented by the Matsukaze Chanoyu Association (Wind in the Pines Tea Association), a group of volunteers dedicated to preserving the tradition of the Japanese tea offering. Tickets are $7.50 for a seated indoor tea ceremony, and are paid directly to the volunteer group (cash only). The ticket price helps to offset the cost of imported tea and sweets.
Free guided tours of the Kurimoto Japanese Garden will be offered at 11:30 am and 1:30 pm - a wonderful way to learn the story behind this special Garden.
Regular admission rates apply. Friends of the Garden and Season Pass holders get free admission to the Garden.
$7.50 charge for tea ceremony tickets, payable to Matsukaze Chonoyu Association.
For more information call (780) 987-3054.