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Event Calendar

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Events

11/3/2019

Robiraki

12 noon - 3 p.m.

Shofuso

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11/3/2019

Robiraki

 This annual gathering celebrates the opening of the winter hearth (ro). We will have a formal laying of charcoal (sumi temae) followed by thick tea (koicha) and thin tea (usucha), with sweets. Please note that this is not a demonstration; some knowledge of tea ceremony etiquette is assumed. For those new to tea ceremony, we recommend one of our public demonstrations. Location: Shofuso. Requested donation: $25 for members, $30 for non-members. Please RSVP no later than October 31 using our Donate or Join page.

12 noon - 3 p.m.

Shofuso

1/12/2020

Hatsugama

10 a.m. or 2 p.m. - 2 p.m. or 6 p.m.

Cliveden Manor

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1/12/2020

Hatsugama

This celebration of the new year is also our biggest event of the year. We will have a formal laying of charcoal (sumi temae), followed by a meal featuring traditional new year's foods, koicha (thick tea) and then usucha (thin tea), with sweets. Please note that this is not a demonstration; some knowledge of tea ceremony etiquette is assumed. There will be two sittings: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Requested donation is $60 for Urasenke Philadelphia members and $75 for non-members. Please RSVP no later than January 4 using our Donate or Join page. 

10 a.m. or 2 p.m. - 2 p.m. or 6 p.m.

Cliveden Manor

Event Details