Matcha and Ishikawa Crafts Events

November 11, 2016 7:30 pmtoNovember 13, 2016 5:30 pm

 

Matcha, Harney & Sons SoHo, NYC, Japan, Ishikawa, traditional Japanese crafts, tea ceremony, kaga-yuzen, kimono fabric, Takafuji Dance Company

Artisans from Ishikawa Prefecture will be in New York City this weekend to host two exciting events. Hiromi Onuma, founder of the sewing company hiro, co. ltd; Toshiharu Hisatsune, a Kaga-Yuzen artist; Yoshinori Shibayama, a gold-inlaid lacquerware artist; and the Takafuji Dance Company will promote Ishikawa’s unique arts and crafts.

Enjoy Matcha Ceremony with Ishikawa Artisans and Japanese Dance Performance

Friday, November 11th from 7:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

Harney & Sons SoHo – 433 Broome Street (between Crosby Street and Broadway)

Admission: $55

Enjoy a ceremonial preparation of Matcha at Harney & Sons SoHo. Souheki Mori, who has been preparing traditional Japanese tea ceremonies for more than 20 years, will teach and share with you this timeless ritual.

For this special occasion, four artisans from Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan, will show their beautiful works during the tea ceremony. Enjoy very special night and sweets from Ishikawa, paired perfectly with a fine bowl of Matcha. After the tea ceremony, guests will be entertained by a Japanese dance performance by the Takafuji Dance Company, a school of dance that performs Sosaku Nihon Buyo, a creative style of traditional Japanese dance and dance dramas.

To purchase tickets, please visit Harney and Sons SoHo’s Eventbrite page.

 

Experience Ishikawa Traditional Arts and the Latest Products

Sunday, November 13 from 11:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.

KOSAKA – 220 W. 13th Street (at Greenwich Avenue)

Admission: $70 per workshop

KOSAKA Art program is holding workshops that introduce traditional arts, crafts, and the latest products from Kanazawa City in Ishikawa Prefecture. Kanazawa was registered as a UNESCO “Creative City of Crafts and Folk Art.”

Schedule:

  • 11:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
    Kimono Drawstring Bag
    Kabuki and Geigi Makeup
  • 1:30 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.
    Gold-inlaid Lacquerware
    Kaga-Yuzen Dyeing
  • 4:00 p.m. until 5:30 p.m.
    Gold-inlaid Lacquerware
    Kabuki and Geigi Makeup

To make reservations, please visit KOSAKA’s website.