Report on mini Sado practice held in the “Enjoying Tea Culture” class of Cultural Appreciation and Creative Practice 1

A mini Sado experiencing class was held under the guidance of Ms. Yuko Nakaga (Omotesenke style) in the Cultural Appreciation and Creative Practice 1 “Enjoying Tea Culture” class (November 24, at the tea room on campus).

In the class, students have been learning the basic movements of the tea ceremony and the handling of utensils, such as the handling of a haku-sa (bamboo cloth). After observing the teacher’s tea ceremony. The students were asked to prepare their own tea or became guests and received tea and sweets from other students. Three students dressed in kimono and enjoyed the tea ceremony. It has been a good opportunity to directly experience traditional Japanese culture.


Original text: Professor Ruriko Sakuma, Faculty of Tourism Study
Translated by: Zili Xue, Office of Center for Tourism Research & Education (CTRE)