Enjoy Japanese calligraphy, green tea, and local sweets

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Experience Japanese calligraphy, matcha tea, and local sweets nearby Himeji Castle. Practice your name in kanji or any other words you like. Create your own souvenir by writing on a colored paper. Relax and enjoy matcha green tea and Japanese sweets.

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  • Meet up in front of Himeji Castle or Himeji Station and walk to the classroom together
  • Since the classroom is located within walking distance from Himeji Castle, you can easily practice calligraphy and have fun before or after your visit to Himeji Castle
  • Create your original souvenir by writing on a colored paper or a Japanese fan after the practice
  • At the end, relax and enjoy matcha green tea and a special Japanese sweet
  • The lecture will be in English and we will prepare everything you need so that you can conveniently experience calligraphy

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Meet up in front of Himeji Castle or Himeji station and walk to the classroom together


Important Information

None


What you need to bring

Clothes that can be used for working with black ink


Meet your host :
Misaki
  • 日本語 (Fluent)
  • English (Intermediate)

I started learning Japanese Calligraphy when I was 6 years old and eventually earned an acting master level (Shihan-dai) when I was 22 years old.

During my stay in Canada for a year while studying abroad, I learned what a pleasure it was to teach people in other countries about Japanese culture through teaching Japanese and giving my calligraphy as a present.

After coming back to Japan from Canada, my love of traveling overseas has given me the opportunity to work at one of the biggest travel agencies in Japan for 6 years as an overseas tour specialist.

I’ve learned that engaging with the local culture is the way to have the most memorable travel experience when visiting these countries.

Because I wanted visitors in Japan to experience the mindset and the art of Japanese culture easily through calligraphy as much as possible, I started offering my Japanese calligraphy experience lesson. Feel free to join!
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