Japanese Tea Ceremony experience and Garden Tour
The 1st Japanese Cultural Excursion in this year was taken place on June 16, 2017. 14 International students and 2 Japanese students visited Nishida Family's Gyokusen-en Garden in Kanazawa. At the garden, they had a Japanese Tea Ceremony Experience and a garden tour. After seeing the "Saisetsu-tei" which is the oldest teahouse in Kanazawa, all the participants got lectured in English by hosts about the history of tea ceremony and the manners at teahouse. They were deeply impressed by the spirit of the tea ceremony and enjoyed a beautiful and delicate Japanese cake and tea. After the tea ceremony experience, they visited 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa.
Participant students from China, India, Vietnam, Taiwan, Austria and Japan deepened their exchange during the excursion, it was a meaningful opportunity for them to develop their understandings of Japanese culture.
June 21, 2017