The session will start with Yuki demonstrating key steps of preparing Japanese tea, and in the process discussing connections between Japanese teas and Japanese culture in general. Participants will then take part in a tea-tasting game, trying several types of Japanese teas, then trying them again but in a different order, and being asked to identify each type by their colors, tastes, and aroma. As they wish, participants will describe, and hand sketch any images that come to mind best reflecting each type. Wagashi (Japanese sweets) will be served.
Several kinds of Japanese teas, together with handmade sweets will be provided.
Ms. Yuki Futami, a Japanese who lives in Hong Kong, has been practicing the Japanese way of tea (Chado) in the past 9 years and is a certified tea instructor. Yuki is fascinated by how different types of tea leaves and other factors influence the taste and aroma of teas and wishes to share the unique Japanese tea cultural experience with participants in a fun and interactive session.
This tea event will be held at playground.work. We’re very excited to be partnering with this leading lifestyle co-working space in Hong Kong where work and play are one and the same!
Japanese tea tasting in Hong Kong