What to Expect
You will understand beautiful but practical Japanese art through experiencing three kinds of Japanese arts.
The tea ceremony is considered as as one of the traditional Japanese art of serving and drinking powdered green tea called matcha. It express the attitude that Japanese people treasure each moment. The tea ceremony provides an occasion for a time of communion between the tea master and you.. Not only you enjoy watching the entire process, you will enjoy Japanese traditional sweets and drinking Matcha, feeling like a real Japanese guest.
Origami is an art of paper folding. By folding square shaped paper without using paste or scissors, you will be able to make the shapes of things like card cases, boxes, helmets, cranes etc. Origami is colorful with various patterns and pictures that you will be fascinated. You will learn how to fold from the basic, but with your creativity and sensibility, you will make your own arts.
Furoshiki is square shaped wrapping cloth. It represents Japanese traditional wrapping culture to epxress respect to the other. It has traditional colors and patterns as well as those of today's poppy patterns. With furoshiki, a variety of wrapping is possible independently of shape of the contets, ranging from boxes, sake and wine bottles, globe-shaped watermelon, and even flat nad slender shaped objects. You will learn how to wrap from the basic and at the end of the tour, you will be able to wrap various things.