Japanese Tea Talk and Ceremony

Event Details

October 17, 2013
6:00 pm

Fine Arts Center

Room: Lobby

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Admission: 
Public $10; Five College/GCC/STCC: $5 (FAC Box office 413-545-2511 or 800-999-UMAS)
Contact:
Alumni Association
800-456-8627

Enter the exotic world of Japan’s high tea culture and learn about the history of Matcha production, the oldest and most premium variety of powdered green tea,

Tea experts Robert and Mary Lou Heiss guide you through this rich history as you sample authentic stone-ground Matcha from Kyoto, Japan and participate in a Japanese tea ceremony, Chanoyu,  which dates back to the 15th and 16th century.

 

Event Category

Alumni Homecoming