Intercultural Communication Center(ICC)Waseda University

【Sign Up Period: Sept. 2nd – Sept. 18th】Traditional Japanese Music & Tea Ceremony Experience – Listen to Japanese music & experience a tea ceremony! -(Sept. 20)


Enjoy a full-scale Japanese tea ceremony while listening to the traditional musical
instruments of Japan; the koto, shamisen and shakuhachi flute.
Feel the culture of Japan against the background of the trees of Okuma Garden.
This event is being held with the cooperation of Waseda University Traditional Japanese Music Club (Chikuyuukai) and Waseda University Tea Ceremony Club.

If you have an interest in Japanese culture, traditional Japanese music, tea ceremony or Waseda student clubs,
we’re waiting for you so come and join us. You can apply at the ICC lounge on the first floor of building 3 so
drop in and apply, don’t miss this chance!

1. Traditional Japanese musical performance
2. Tea ceremony experience session (in small groups in order)

Date & Time

Sep. 20th, 2019 (Fri) 2:00pm – 3:30pm (Doors open 1:45pm)


Okuma Garden House (1F, Bldg. 25)


Waseda Students Only


Japanese & English




You must register in advance. Deadline is 1:00pm on Sep. 18th, (Wed). Please register at the ICC Lounge (1F, Bldg. 3) or Register via MyWaseda ⇒


40 people (If there are a large number of applications a lottery will be held to decide participants. Results announced on Sep. 18th.)


★Waseda University Traditional Japanese Music Club (Chikuyuukai)
The Traditional Japanese Instrumental Club will celebrate its 100th anniversary next year. They play the koto, shamisen and shakuhachi flute.
Every year they give two large performances and are taught by a professional teacher.
They conduct their activities on Saturdays and taught whenever their members can get together and depending on the progress of the practice.
They also have training camp trips, mixers with other universities and student clubs and conduct many other performances and events.

★Waseda University Tea Ceremony Club
Waseda’s only Japanese tea-ceremony club.
Within the club, one can choose to be taught and practice the styles of either Omotesenke or Urasenke tea ceremony.
As well as everyday practice, the club also holds several tea gatherings per year and has a training camp every September.
They also do club activities like tea ceramics making, tea scoop carving and flower viewing throughout the year.


ICC TEL: 03-5286-3990 E-mail: [email protected]

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1st Fl., Okuma Garden House (Bldg.25)


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