Chanoyu (Tea Ceremony)

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Anime Magic! is happy to have Chanoyu (Tea Ceremony) Demonstrations at our con!

The Japanese Culture Center in Chicago is very excited to offer Chanoyu. The panel focuses on the basics of making and receiving a bowl of usucha, thin tea. The foundation temae of Ryaku bon will be used. This temae uses a tray to hold all of the utensils for tea and a simple tea kettle for the hot water.

The students will be shown:

  • How to bow while sitting.

  • How to properly drink from a tea bowl

  • A few phrases in Japanese

  • How to make a bowl of usucha