Japanese Tea Talk and Ceremony
October 17, 2013
Fine Arts Center
UMass Amherst Campus
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.