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Ceramics Making & Tea Ceremony Experience at Mogasakian Teahouse

Try making ceramics by hand at a historical teahouse. Experiece the world of ceramics and tea!

Operation Period

December 20, 2020 (Sun)

Time Required

About 2.5 hours.

Number of Participants

5〜30people

Price

3,200 JPY– (tax included)

See detailed fee


"An unforgettable experience! Discover traditional Japanese culture right here in the old castle town of Sendai!” PROGRAM SERIES 7!

Did you know that you can find an example of elegant teahouse architecture at "Mogasakian," located behind Dainenji-yama Park in Taihaku Ward, Sendai City? In 1965, a building located on Jozenji-dori Avenue, which was originally built in the Meiji period, was relocated and repurposed as a teahouse in Dainenji-yama Park. Every month we host programs for visitors to experience traditional Japanese culture, Sendai culture, and tea ceremony at the historical "Mogasakian" teahouse!

In the 7th installment of the series, we will hold a ceramics making lecture & tea ceremony experience at Mogasakian Teahouse.

【Guest Target】Elementary school students and older(※Elementary school students should be accompanied by a guardian.)
【No. of Participants】30 (accepted by order of application)
【Participation Fee】3,200 yen: Tea bowl, mug, teacup (500 yen included for cost of tea ceremony),
*3,900 yen: Tea bowl, beer mug (500 yen included for cost of tea ceremony)
*When you make a large item
※ For those that want their creations delivered through the mail, the cost is 1,000 yen (price for packaging and shipping).
【Things to Bring】Please bring 1 pair of clean socks to change into at the entrance to the teahouse.
※Please wear a face mask while inside the building.
◆We will sit on the tatami mat floor, but we will also have folding chairs available. Please let us know if you need to use one at the event when you apply.

<Program Schedule>
9:30 Reception Start
10:00 Session 1 Begins "Ceramics Lecture at Mogasakian"
    Instructor: Mr. Suda from Atelier Tonoizumi
① Lecture
② Ceramic making experience. Choose whatever you would like to make, such as mug cups, soup cups, tea bowls, pickle pot, dressing cup, etc.
11:15 Session 1 Finishes / Break Time 
11:20 Session 2 Begins “Matcha Experience”
Instructor: Urasenke Tea Master, Ono Sensei
Session 3: “View a tea ceremony which is performed with tables and chairs”
※ In order to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19, the group will be split into two and rotated for the experiences.
12:30 Program Ends



Experience Program NameCeramics Making & Tea Ceremony Experience at Mogasakian Teahouse
Activity LocationMogasakian teahouse
Operator NameDATE Culture in Historical Sendai, Discovering Tradition in Japanese Cultural Arts Project
Telephone Number090-5842-9572 (Ono)
Time RequiredAbout 2.5 hours.
Operation PeriodDecember 20, 2020 (Sun)
Start Time10:00
Minimum number of participants5people
Maximum number of participants30people
Important notes regarding participation* Considering the health and safety of both the participants and the management staff, we ask that you wear a face mask and cooperate with cough etiquette as part of measures to prevent infection from the new coronavirus. Also, visitors with over a 37.5℃ body temperature should refrain from joining the event.

*What to bring: Please prepare "one pair of socks" to change into when you take off your shoes at the entrance.
*Folding chairs are available for those who have difficulty sitting in the tatami room, so please let us know when you apply if you need them.
Price
Tea bowl, mug, teacup (500 yen included for cost of tea ceremony)3,200 JPY (Tax included)
Tea bowl, beer mug (500 yen included for cost of tea ceremony)3,900 JPY (Tax included)
What is included in the priceLecture fee, materials fee, green tea experience fee.
What is not included in the price※To have your creation deliver, please pay 1,000 yen (packing and shipping charge).
Method of PaymentPlease pay cash on the day.
About cancellations and changesIn case of changes or cancellations, please contact us as soon as possible.
Meeting Spot10-20, 3-Chome, Mogasakian, Taihaku-ku, Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken 982-0843
Mogasakian, inside the front entrance.
Meeting TimePlease complete reception by 10 minutes before the start of the program. (Also, please pay participation fee at the reception.)
Access【Municipal Bus】Board the bus bound for "Wild Plants Garden (Yasoen)" at bus stop No. 6 at the Sendai Station West Bus Pool. Get off at the final stop, "Yasoen-mae," then walk 5 minutes.

(bus to event)Sendai Station Departure 9:12 - "Yasoen-mae" Arrival 9:29
(return bus) "Yasoen-mae" Departure 12:40 - Sendai Station Arrival 12:55
ParkingYes
・Room for 10 cars (parking shared with Senan, free).
・On days these programs take place, participants may use the Yasoen botanical gardens parking lot as well.
Barrier-free AccessNo
About Guides and ToursStaff can speak simple English.
About multi-lingual supportJapanese/English