Chado is a comprehensive form of Japanese culture. You learn not only the procedure of tea preparation but also about ceramics, lacquerware, metalware, flowers, cooking, calligraphy, poetry, etc. It is a lifetime achievement to master chado or a life is not long enough for it.
We will demonstrate a traditional tea ceremony and a workshop for our guests at RYO-AN the tea house in Leura, Blue Mountains.
It will be a special experience to try and learn how to make the green matcha tea with some seasonal Japanese sweets.
All the guests will also experience to visit Japanese garden and the Shrine from ISE-JINGU* at the top of the hill.
Date: 12th December (Sunday)
Venue: Ryo-an, 19 Hartley Esplanade, Leura 2780
Time: 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Program: 3 sessions (12 pax only per session)
[11:00 am/12:30 pm/13:30 pm]
Fee: $35/PP (Approximately 1 hour)
1. Chado demonstration; with English explanations
2. Workshop; Learn and try to whisk green matcha tea
3. Enjoy a bowl of tea with Japanese sweets
*Urasenke Sydney will donate the benefit from this event for local organization-Blue Mountains Wildplants Rescue Service Inc. as a charity organization.
*Booking is essential (Ticket holders ONLY event)
*No children under 9 years old
*No barefoot, need to wear socks
*Need to be fully vaccinated and the proof will be required on arrival