Nihongo Chat and Tea Ceremony at Japan Society



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Nihongo Chat + J-Culture

Friday, January 27 from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.

Japan Society – 333 E. 47th Street (between First and Second Avenues)

Admission: $5 (cash only)

Join Japanese-language students and native Japanese speakers at this informal gathering to practice at Japan Society. Anyone with any level of Japanese and English language experience is welcome to attend.

This Nihongo Chat + J-Culture event will feature sado, the Japanese tea ceremony, by Souheki Mori, a tea ceremony master and the founder of Tea-Whisk, an organization dedicated to introducing New Yorkers to the fundamentals of Japanese tea. Mori will give a special 30-minute presentation on the intricacies of the tea ceremony as well as a brief history of this ritual. A few lucky Nihongo Chat participants will also be able to take part in the ceremony.

Refreshments will be provided.

RSVP by sending an email to or by calling 212.715.1293 with the following information:

  • Email address
  • Telephone number
  • Language Level (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Native)

The Nihongo Chat + J-Culture series is presented by Japan Society in partnership with New York University, Hunter College, and the New School with support from The Japan Foundation, Los Angeles. For more information, please visit Japan Society’s website.

Upcoming Nihongo Chat Events:
Friday, February 17
Monday, March 20