Tea Whisk Webinar with Tanimura Tango Sunday August 30, from 8:00 a.m.
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Join us for a fun morning with Tanimura Tango, 20th generation master tea whisk maker based in Nara, Japan on Sunday August 30th.
In this 90 minute webinar via Zoom, participants will learn about the history of bamboo tea whisks, its material, types, and how they are made. There will be a Q&A session with Tanimura-san after the presentation.
Sunday, August 30th, 2020
8:00-9:30 a.m. (PDT-US West Coast)
11:00-12:30 (EDT-US East Coast)
4:00-5:30 p.m. (GMT-UK)
$20 per person (limited to 20 participants)
This webinar will be conducted in Japanese with English translation
There will be no recording of this webinar available for viewing later
Zoom link will be emailed to participants on August 29th.
Cancellation Policy: Please email us to cancel your ticket for a full refund by August 26th. There will be no refund for cancellations made after August 26th.
A tea whisk, or chasen, made by Tanimura Tango is truly a small work of art. His family has been making them for 20 generations over 500 years.
While seemingly simple utensils, the production of chasen is a meticulous and time-consuming process that begins with harvesting and seasoning the bamboo over the course of three years. In addition, there are approximately 100 variations of chasen to produce in order to meet the needs of exacting customers. Learn more about this fascinating utensil by participating in this webinar with Tanimura Tango.