TOKYO GRAND TEA CEREMONY 2018 (Hama-rikyu Gardens)
A large-scale tea ceremony festival which is open to participation from the general public
The Tokyo Grand Tea Ceremony was started in 2008 for the purpose of widely disseminating Japanese traditional culture at home and abroad, and passing down its fundamental spirit of harmony to future generations. So far this event has been held ten times, and received about 190,000 visitors. Nowadays this popular event is considered the signature event of fall in Tokyo by the locals.
This event features diverse programs including a full-scale indoor tea ceremony and open-air “nodate” tea ceremony that beginners can comfortably participate in, a Tea Ceremony in English for foreigners, and a Tea Ceremony for Beginners in which you can have a go at preparing tea yourself.
|Event Name||TOKYO GRAND TEA CEREMONY 2018|
|Dates||October 20, 2018 – October 21, 2018|
|Open Hours||【Event time】
9:30 – 16:10
*Reception Open： 9:00 – 15:40
9:00 – 17:00
*Last admission until 30 munites before closing.
General / 300 yen
65 years of age or older / 150 yen
*Elementary school or less, Tokyo resident-student junior high school student is free.
*Pay to participate in each program.
① Indoor Tea Ceremony / 700 yen *Advance application required
② Outdoor Tea Ceremony in English / 300 yen *With an English Guide
③ Outdoor Tea Ceremony / 300 yen
④ Tea Ceremony Workshop for Beginners / 300 yen *With an English Guide
⑤ Outdoor Tea Ceremony by high school students / 300 yen
|Address||1-1 Hamarikyuteien, Chuo-ku, Tokyo|