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Holiday Tea & Japan Culture Day

December 15, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm


Shoseian “Whispering Pine” Teahouse at Brand Park presents the Holiday Tea & Japan Culture Day!

Tea ceremonies, martial arts, taiko drums, calligraphy, bonsai, ikebana and more! Great music and food! The Festival is free. Tea Ceremonies require reservation.


12:00 – 12:30 – Opening Koto Performance by Kiwa Mitamura &
Masako Kuwano
12:30–1:15 – Urasenke Tea Ceremony : 1st seating by Nakada Shachu
1:30 – 2:00 – Kashima Ryu – “Old School” Martial Art Demonstration
By Kashima Ryu at UCLA
2:00 – 2:30 – The “Taiko Kids” from Verdugo Woodlands Elementary
2:30 – 3:15 – Urasenke Tea Ceremony: 2nd Seating by Nakada Shachu

Attending a tea ceremony is $20 per person. RSVP by December 11th to friends@shoseianteahouse.com indicating the tea seating you will attend and the names of all of the guests in your party.

Friends of Shoseian is a non-profit IRC Section 501 (c)(3) organization.
Contributions can be tax deductible under IRC


The Shoseian Tea House and Friendship Garden
1601 West Mountain St
Glendale, CA 91201 United States

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