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Intro to Chanoyu
August 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pmFree – $20
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About the Event
While Chanoyu, the Japanese Tea Ceremony, has been alive and well for over 500 years, it remains a mystery for many both inside and outside of Japan. Please join us as Francis sensei tries to shed some light on Chanoyu’s origins, philosophies, and culture.
About the Instructor
Omar Francis is a licensed instructor in The Urasenke Tradition of Chadō, commonly known as the Japanese Tea Ceremony. First introduced to Chadō at the University of Illinois (USA) in 1992, he was later admitted into the Midorikai program for a year of intensive training at the Urasenke headquarters in Kyoto, Japan. Since then, he has continued his studies as a member of the Chicago Association of Urasenke, taking part in many educational and cultural activities. Francis sensei is currently teaching at the Japanese Culture Center japaneseculturecenter.com in Chicago, IL.
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8/12/2021 6:00 PM
8/12/2021 7:00 PM
Introduction to Chanoyu: Japanese Tea Ceremony