Tag - Konnichian

Rikyu-ki Message from Oiemoto Zabosai

The following is a message from Iemoto Zabosai to Urasenke followers both domestic and international, composed on the occasion of the Rikyu Memorial (Rikyu-ki) on March 28, 2020. Along with a large number of other Urasenke events this year, the 2020 Rikyu-ki observance at Urasenke Konnichian, was closed to the public due to the...

UMAA Donation Thank You from Urasenke

URASENKE TANKOKAI FEDERATION 682 Teranouchi Tate-cho Horikawa Teranouchi agaru Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto 602-0073 Japan June 12, 2019 UMAA Members and Friends The month of June, "Minazuki," has so far brought relatively little rain here in Kyoto, with moderately cool and comfortable weather. It is an opportune time to enjoy a bowl of tea outdoors. Oiemoto and Daisosho were very happy to receive the...

Konnichian Restoration News and UMAA Donation Drive

In 2013 Zabosai Oiemoto sama undertook the historic task of complete refurbishment of the Konnichian complex of tearooms. As these tearooms have been designated Important Cultural Properties by the Japanese government, the refurbishment is being treated almost as an archeological endeavor. The massive process has now entered its third of four phases. From the beginning...