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Lecture: Chado: The Way of Tea—spreading peace through the Japanese tea ceremony
September 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sunday, September 17, 2023
2pm – 3pm
Wellesley Free Library, Wakelin Room and on Zoom
Event: lecture presented by Glenn Pereira honoring Dr. Shigeo Kondo
Awarded the Order of the Rising Sun Silver Rays by the Emperor of Japan in 2020 for his work in promoting understanding of traditional Japanese culture in the United States and furthering friendship between Japan and foreign countries, Glenn Pereira became interested in Chado-the Way of Tea as a young man. Born and raised in Massachusetts, Mr. Pereira is a graduate of the Urasenke Professional College of Chado in Kyoto, Japan. He visits Japan annually to further his own studies and in 2013 received certification to teach tea in the Japanese school system. An active member of the Urasenke Boston Association since 1983, Mr. Pereira has lectured to students of all ages throughout New England, and presented the Japanese tea ceremony to diverse audiences, including the Japanese Consulate in Boston.
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