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Brown Bag Luncheon Series: Japanese Tea Ceremony

  • CIC Boston - Lighthouse East, 20th floor 50 Milk Street Boston, MA, 02109 United States (map)

CHANOYU, THE JAPANESE TEA CEREMONY

WITH SPEAKER ALLAN SŌSEI PALMER, PROFESSOR OF URASENKE CHANOYU

Tea has been prepared in Japan in various ways for more than fifteen hundred years. Arguably the most influential is what we know as the Japanese Tea Ceremony: Chanoyu (茶の湯, tea’s hot water), which in simple terms is whisking powdered green tea together with hot water in a bowl. Depending on the utensils and circumstances, there are many different ways to present Chanoyu, and doing so requires knowledge of history, food, gardens, religion, ethics, architecture, design, incense, clothing, art, and more.

Join Japan Society to learn about The Japanese Tea Ceremony as Professor of Urasenke Chanoyu Allan Sōsei Palmer shares his extensive knowledge of and experience with Chanoyu, along with stories of his life-long passion for tea.

Part of the Brown Bag Luncheon Series - for more information and registration, visit the website. Don't forget to bring your lunch!

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