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Discover elegant Japanese customs

Discover elegant Japanese customs

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Food, drinks, and equipment
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

I'm Japanese Traditional Dancer.I have a 15-year career. Japanese dance (Nihon Buyo) is a type of traditional Japanese dance that has a history of nearly 400 years. It is characterized by uniquely Japanese qualities of elegance and grace. For me Japanese dance is a passion that never ends. Would you like to experience with me? 花柳毬紫月と小坂宗玉による活動です。 日本舞踊と茶道を「知ってもらう」「楽しんでもら…
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What we’ll do

First, I will show you how to dance with folding fans called sensu. Nihon Buyo is a 400-year-old type of dance characterized by the unique Japanese qualities of elegance and grace. The performance is two songs long. After enjoying some dancing, You'll taste delicious Japanese sweets called wagashi and green tea. While some people feel self-conscious about these traditional activities, I would like…

What I’ll provide

Snacks
Traditional Japanese sweets 「wagashi」
Drinks
Matcha green tea
Equipment
Folding fan

What to bring

If you have white socks please bring it. That will be a substitute for Tabi.

Where you'll be

Take the JR Chuo Line to Shinjuku Station (about 14 minutes). Transfer at Shinjuku Station to a local train on Odakyu Line . Get off at Sangubashi Station (about 3 minutes from Shinjuku). The venue is about 7 minutes walk from the station. The venue has a lovely Japanese garden, a large cherry blossom tree that is 100 years old, and a pond with goldfish.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

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Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 5 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

What to bring

If you have white socks please bring it. That will be a substitute for Tabi.

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Discover elegant Japanese customs
New experience
£39/person
New experience
£39/person