Saturday 3. June at 2 p.m to 7 p.m:
SUMMER TEA PARTY WITH YUKATA FASHION Entance fee: NOK 200
Opening speeches by the mayor of Kongsberg city, Kari Anne Sand, and culture attache Ryoko Tsuchiyama at the Embassy of Japan.
Traditional Tea Ceremony in the Ungetsuan teahut: 2 groups of 4 guests. NOK 200 per guest. Host: Marius Froisland
Japanese tea and sweets will be served in the gallery.
Photo exhibition: "Greetings from Kamakura" by Ellen Hegtun and Haruko Inoue.
Concert: Puccini's "Crisantemi" String quartet from the Opera Orcheestra led by Yukiko Mikami,
plus Liv Randi Aas from Kongsberg.
Koto improvisations by Svein Westad.
Tanko-bushi Folk Dance to live music: In the garden (in the gallery if rain)
Please bring yukata or similar dress, and umbrella if you have!
A few yukata and Happi's will be available for rent in the gallery.
Please sign up for attendance, and if you wish to take part in a tea ceremony, to:
firstname.lastname@example.org, or by SMS to: 900 20833 by May 27th.