2022 / Cherry Blossom Celebration at Shoseian “Whispering Pine” Teahouse in Glendale, March 20

Shoseian “Whispering Pine” Teahouse in Brand Park, Glendale presents “Cherry Blossom Celebration” In partnership with the Japan Foundation Los Angeles on Sunday, March 20, 9:30 am to 2 pm.

9:30am – 10:00am – Opening Koto Performance by Saeko Kujiraoka & Sakura Jimenez

10:00am – 10:45am – Urasenke Tea Ceremony : 1st seating by Nakada Shachu

11:00am – 11:30am – Katori Shinto Ryu “Old School” Martial Arts by Masashi Odate

11:30am – 12:15pm – Urasenke Tea Ceremony: 2nd Seating by Nakada Shachu

12:30pm – 1:00pm – Obon Dance & Music Performance by Shinichi Hirokawa

1:00pm – 1:45pm – Urasenke Tea Ceremony: 3rd Seating by Nakada Shachu

1:45pm – 2:00pm – Japanese Music by DJ “Yui Sensational”

“Cherry Blossom Celebration” will have other presentation booths:
Japanese Calligraphy – Shodo Table
Ink Brush Painting by Nan Rae Studios
Japan Foundation Information Booth
“Friends of Shoseian” Mochi (Japanese tea sweets) Booth
Bonsai Display by Kaz Nakanishi
Katori Shinto Ryu Information Booth

Friends of Shoseian is a non-profit IRC Section 501 (c)(3) organization. Contributions can be tax deductible under IRC Section 170.

Shoseian Teahouse is located at Brand Park, 1601 West Mountain Street, Glendale, CA 91201. https://www.glendaleteahouse.org/