This upcoming weakend (June 16 & 17) I will be speaking and exhibiting my award winning painting 'Treasures of Tranquility as well as my calligraphy, at the Ajisai (Hydrangea) Tea Ceremony at the Shirotori garden in Nagoya.
At this wonderful event, that is held every June during the hydrangea-blooming season, non Japanese residents perform tea ceremony, give speeches, and display their Japanese arts and crafts. Tea ceremonies are held apx every 45 minutes on Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 3pm. Entrance to the garden is ¥300 and tickets for tea and sweets are ¥500. English guided tours of the garden will also be available on both days at 11 am and 1pm. All ages welcome! No reservations. Purchase tickets for tea when you arrive on site. (This event attracts a lot of people so please understand there may be wait times to get into a ceremony)
Shirotori Garden〒456-0036 Aichi-ken, Nagoya-shi, Atsuta-ku, Atsuta Nishimachi, 2−２−５052-681-8928https://goo.gl/maps/