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February 2023


Chanoyu Presentations for California State University, Sacramento Classes

February 13 & 14

These popular tea gatherings are held in the tearoom inside the University Library, CSU Sacramento. The tearoom was named Karakuan 嘉楽庵 by Zabosai Oiemoto, sixteenth generation master of Urasenke Konnichian. Gatherings are open to University students and faculty as well as those who are interested in the Way of Tea. Reservations are necessary. If your school or community group would like to schedule a visit, please contact Maria Ramirez at 916.278.5954.
For more information, and to see which gatherings still have space available, please visit the California State University Library website.


Consulate-General of Japan in San Francisco: The Way of Tea Program

February 1, 3, 8

To promote a deeper understanding of Japan in the local community, the Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco has invited the Urasenke Foundation San Francisco to present its Way of Tea Program 2023. Each gathering will cover the history and practice of the Way of Tea through hands-on participation. The Way of Tea will be discussed in terms relevant to the class topic for each group that attends. The program is open to school groups from elementary through college level. The Way of Tea 2023 is fully enrolled at this time. If you are interested in learning more, please visit the Consulate-General's site.


Educational Gatherings

The Foundation welcomes school groups (kindergarten through university) and other groups for lecture-presentations via Zoom. These occasions are individually designed to the interests of each group such as language, literature, aesthetics, philosophy, or history. Please telephone 415.433.6553 to make arrangements.

The First Tea of the New Year Tenshin Gathering Foundation Student's Gathering Hatsugama Open Hearth