Date(s) - 18/08/2022
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
The tranquil Japanese garden at Mt Coot-tha’s Botanical gardens is transformed into a hive of activity this Sunday on Japanese Cultural Day, with a programme of traditional activities and demonstrations. Bimer Bonsai will have a display and be working on their trees.
Visitors can get to watch the art of Ikebana (flower arrangement), intricate calligraphy, Mochitsku (rice cake making) , traditional tea ceremonies and a Japanese music performance.
For the full experience, while there take the opportunity to visit the Garden’s bonsai house.
11 – Rice cake making, calligraphy & Tea Ceremony demos
11.20 & 11.40 – Tea Ceremony Demonstrations
!2 Ikebana, Tea Ceremony
12.20 & 12.40 Tea Ceremony demos
1 – Calligraphy, Rice Cake Making
2- Ikebana & Tea Ceremony Demos
2.30- Traditional Japanese music
Need to know: Japanese Cultural Day is an initiative of the Consulate General of Japan as part of Japan Week.