Release Date: March 26, 2013
Contact: Kathleen Koss, EvCC Nippon Business Institute Program Coordinator, 425-388-9195; firstname.lastname@example.org
Celebrate Spring with a Japanese Tea Ceremony at EvCC April 24
Photo: A tea ceremony at Everett Community College's Nippon Business Institute with NBI Director Mayumi N. Smith.
EVERETT, Wash. – Everett Community College's Nippon Business Institute and the East-West Chanoyu Center will host a tea ceremony April 24 to celebrate the coming of spring.
The ceremony will be at the NBI's tearoom and garden, 905 Wetmore Ave. in Everett. Admission is $15 per person ($10 for EvCC students with student ID.) A parking pass for campus parking is included.
Registration is required for all events. To register, contact Kathleen Koss at email@example.com or 425-388-9195.
- Wednesday, April 24 (RSVP by April 17) - Two seatings - 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. EvCC open house tea ceremony events featuring tea specialist Tomoko Uchida.
The Nippon Business Institute is an academic program of Everett Community College that focuses on Japanese language, culture and history. The tea ceremony will feature Tomoko Uchida, a guest tea specialist from Kyoto, Japan. Uchida is a participant of NBI's Japanese Culture and Traditional Arts Internship Program, an internship and home-stay program to promote the study of Chanoyu and traditional Japanese culture in the United States.
The East-West Chanoyu Center is a non-profit educational organization that offers programs for the broader community to experience Japan's multi-faceted tea culture including tea ceremony instruction, presentations and demonstrations in partnership with institutions such as the University Washington, the Seattle Art Museum and the Bellevue Arts Museum.
For more information, contact Kathleen Koss at firstname.lastname@example.org or 425-388-9195.