Indiana State Fair: "Bridges to Japan" Exhibition
August 6 - 22, 2010
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The Japanese Tea Ceremony is a cultural activity involving the ceremonial preparation and presentation of matcha, powdered green tea. The manner in which it is performed, or the art of its performance, is called temae. Zen Buddhism was a primary influence in the development of the tea ceremony.
Tea Ceremonies will be conducted by: Kimiko Gunji from the University of Illinois, Erin Nelson from Earlham College, and Yoshiko Kendall and Fumiko Kishi-Chiuini from Muncie
“Bridges to Japan” at the Indiana State Fair: Performance Times
Sunday August 8: 1:00 pm, 3:30 pm, 6:30 pm (Gunji)
Monday August 9: 10:30 am, 12:30 pm, 3:00 pm (Gunji)
Thursday August 12: 12:30 pm, 2:00 pm, 4:00 pm (Nelson)
Sunday August 15: 12:30 pm, 2:30 pm (Kendall & Kishi-Chiuini)
Please use the links below to find descriptions and photos of the many activities that will be taking place at the "Bridges to Japan" Exhibition.