When I studied in Japan, I joined our university tea club. Get some insights about our routines and annual events etc. of our club here.
This time, I would like to do a film review on Every day a good day by Ōmori Tatsushi a movie about the life of a woman who finds her path in tea.
The last part of this mini-series is about a tea cup from Korea, called Fujibakama or Ran-chawan, being both, a representative for Buncheong ware and Mishima ware.
Oribe-yaki – I guess no other pottery had a greater influence on the aesthetics of Japanese pottery. What are the characteristics of a typical kuro-Oribe-yaki and what is my favourite one? Find out in this blog post.
I would like to introduce my favorite tea cups for chanoyu in three entries. The first one is the most mysterious chawan, called yōhen tenmoku chawan.
In the Japanese way of tea, there are two types of tea gatherings which mainly differ in the level of formality, the types of tea prepared, the number of participants and the duration. Read more in this blog post.
The first tea gathering in a new year is a big event in the world of cha no yu. I will talk about the characteristics and my experience of hatsugama in this blog post.