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.

 


You can download the programme of the event here
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