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A Tea Exhibition is held to commemorate SJ50
The Way of Tea: Tea Culture of Singapore and Japan Exhibition
In commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Singapore-Japan Diplomatic Relations (SJ50) this year, Japan Creative Centre (JCC), Embassy of Japan in Singapore together with Chado Urasenke Tankokai Singapore Association and Liu Xiang Tea Craft present The Way of Tea: Tea Culture of Singapore and Japan. This exhibition showcases the tea cultures in both countries.
At the exhibition, there are displays of traditional tea sets, various types of tea, calligraphy and photographs of influential teamasters such as Dr. Genshitsu Sen, 15th Generation Grand Master of Urasenke, and Japanese traditional tea houses.
Participants could sign up for free guided tours, tea lectures and demonstrations on Saturdays. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about the history, process and etiquette, and can taste the aromatic teas too. The tea lectures and demonstrations will include Japanese tea, Chinese tea, English tea, and even Teh Tarik, the famous local drink in Singapore and Malaysia.
Tea lectures and demonstrations schedule: 30 April, 2:00 - 3:00pm Japanese Tea by Urasenke 7 May, 2:00 - 3:30pm Japanese Tea by Urasenke Including English Tea, Teh Tarik and Chinese Tea)
Pre-registration is required, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your details and indicate "Tea Lecture & Demonstration with Guided Tour" in your email title.
Watch the video about Uji, the birthplace of Japanese green tea here.
Don't miss this unique exhibition! It is free admission for all.