Learn Japanese Culture

Ikebana and Tea Ceremony for Japanese and Foreigners

The EIA is promoting cultural exchange between residents by offering ikebana (flower arrangement) and tea ceremony classes. Anyone may join regardless of nationality. Beginners are welcome. Even just for one time only, anyone may join.

Dates Every 2nd and 4th Thursday (this may change from month to month)
Time Afternoon class: 1:30; Evening class: 7:00; (classes last for 90 minutes)
Fee (covers flower/tea sweets cost) ¥1000 per lesson
Location Echizenshi Shimin Katsudō Kōryū Shitsu (Echizen-shi, Fuchū 1-2-3, Century Plaza 1F, south entrance)
Instructor 横井松影先生(雲山流) 越前市文化協議会副会長
How to Apply Please contact our office at least 2 days before the class.
Caution You may cancel up to 2 days before the event, however, for cancellations on the day before or the day of the event, we cannot refund the lesson fee.

Echizen City Kōminkan Courses

In addition to the above courses, many local public halls (kōminkan) have their own classes and exhibitions of traditional Japanese culture. ⇒ your local kōminkan (chart, link)