Our Association

"Peacefulness through a bowl of tea" is the motto of Dr Genshitsu Sen, the 15th generation tea master of Urasenke. Chado Urasenke Tankokai Singapore Association was established with the aim of bringing people together through "the way of tea" encouraging and nurturing peace between singapore and japan, and throughout the world. The association was registered with the govenment with the goverment of republic of singapore in april 1991.


News & Announcements

Tue

14

Apr

2015

IPPODO TEA WORKSHOP

APPRECIATE REAL TASTE of JAPANESE TEA

This is a wonderful opportunity to learn about Japanese tea and to taste varieties. A seminar on "Appreciate Real Teste of Japanese Tea" will be conducted by Mr. Kenichi Kano from the renowned Ippodo Tea Company in Kyoto, Japan. Join us for this enriching event!

 

Date:      Sunday, 26 April 2015

Time:     Session 1: 10:00-11:00 (session for children & guardians)

              Session 2: 11:00-12:30

              Session 3: 13:00-14:30

              Session 4  15:00-16:30

Venue:   Urasenke Tearoom (177 River Valley Road #02-11 Liang Court)

Fee:       $30 ($20 for children, $40 for children+guardians)

              (include tasting 4 kind of Tea)

 

Booking:  required             

 

Please email info-event@urasenke-singapore.com

 

 


Mr. Kenichi Kano 

Director, Ippodo Tea Co. (Japan).      

President, Ippodo Tea USA Inc. 

Expert on the history and properties of Japanese tea, the processing of tea leaves, and the preparation methods of good tea. 

 

Mon

16

Mar

2015

Charity Tea Gathering 2015

For the first time ever, tea practitioners from different cultures
and sects have come together to organise this special charity tea
gathering. Visitors of all ages will be able to enjoy Chinese tea,
Japanese tea and seasonal sweets.


 

Date: Sunday, 17 May 2015

Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm

Venue: The Japanese Association

120 Adam Road Singapore 289899

 

Fee: $20

All proceeds will be donated
to the Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund through the Japanese Association, Singapore.

 

To register for this event, please email info-event@urasenke-singapore.com

 

Tea practitioners from different cultures and sects have come together to organise this special charity tea gathering, in celebration of Singapore’s 50 years of independence and the Japanese Association’s 100 years in Singapore. Visitors will be able to enjoy Chinese tea, Japanese tea, seasonal sweets and more.

 

Each year, we organise a charity tea gathering to promote the appreciation of Chado and do our part for charity. All proceeds will be donated to the Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund through the Japanese Association, Singapore. We hope that you will bring your family and friends to support us at this year’s special event.

 

This year, our charity tea gathering has invited Mr Lee Chee Keong from Liu Xiang Tea Craft to demonstrate a tea ceremony performed during Sung Dynasty in China. It will be an exciting time of experiencing tea ceremonies from different sects and cultures.

 

Besides Urasenke Singapore, the tea school of Omotsenke Hoseikai will also be participating in our charity tea gathering this year. Visitors will be able to view their tea gathering in Ro style at the Level 4 Tearoom.

 

The two highlights of our charity tea gathering this year will be the Japanese Tea Ceremony demonstration and the Chinese Tea Ceremony demonstration at the Level 3 Auditorium.

 

Urasenke will be showcasing the tea ceremony created by Tantansai, XIV grandmaster of Urasenke, dedicated to the enthronement of Emperor Hirohito in 1928. Visitors will be able to view flower arrangement, incense appreciation, tea making and poetry composition.

 

 

Visitors of all ages will get to experience first-hand incense appreciation, poetry composition, tea making and flower arrangement for Chanoyu at our activity corners on Level 2 Ballroom and Level 3 Auditorium. Tea sessions and activity corner taking place throughout this special day.

 


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