A chance to experience an authentic Japanese Tea Ceremony, right in the heart of Melbourne. Quiet your mind and submerge your senses in this zen practice one sip at a time.
An hour long session lead by certified Japanese tea instructor leader - Harumi Oshitani. She will discuss the history of Japanese tea ceremony allowing you to appreciate every sip with knowledge. Harumi-San also conducts a ceremonial demonstration of how to correctly prepare tea the Japanese way. You will then have the opportunity yourself to try whisking your very own tea while guided by the instructor. The ritual is a true appreciation of tea and a magical experience for all tea lovers.
All guests will also be served Japanese sweets to accompany the tea ceremony.
Let's celebrate Japanese culture and learn the art of Japanese tea together!
DATE - Sunday 4th June
TIME - 11.00 am - 12.00 pm
LOCATION - Mystik River Gallery, Mid Level (Opposite Damon Bradley), Southgate Centre, Southbank.
ABOUT THE HOST - HARUMI OSHITANI
Harumi is a certified Japanese tea instructor leader, as well as Japan Tea Goodwill Ambassador. Founder of Okei-san, she has been introducing authentic Japanese Tea to Australia and teaching traditional Japanese way of tea brewing. Over the years, Harumi's contribution to spreading Japanese tea culture and sustainble way of living in Australia is unparalleled.
To find out more follow Harumi online : @okeisan_japanese_tea_plus