Food culture in Japan

What is the Tea Ceremony? History and manners explained

What image comes to mind when you hear the word “Japanese Tea Ceremony”? Many people may have the impression that it seems somehow difficult. The tea ceremony is one of Japan’s representative traditional arts. The tea ceremony has detailed rules of etiquette, but even beginners can behave politely if they fully understand the meaning of each of them. This article introduces the tea ceremony, including its history and manners. Even if you have the impression that the tea ceremony is highly prestigious, please take a look at the contents of this article. What is the Tea Ceremony? The Japanese tea ceremony is a ritual in which tea is prepared and served to guests in a calming atmosphere. It is also called sado. Powdered powdered green tea and hot water are placed in a tea bowl and stirred with a bamboo […]