Rice planting ritual and tea ceremony at Shukkei-en Garden
June 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm¥250 – ¥700
Re-enactment of a traditional rice planting ritual to wish for a bountiful harvest and tea ceremony at Shukkei-en Garden.
The rice planting ritual and related dances performed by the Shinjo Provincial Art Preservation Committee are between 13:00 and 14:45 and the tea ceremonies run from 10:00-15:00.
- 13:00-13:30 Hayashida music, song and dance performance in the yuunenjyou (有年場) rice field located in the far right corner of the garden as you stand with your back to the entrance.
- 13:35-13:55 Hayashida music, song and dance performance on the Kokou-kyo Bridge (跨虹橋) that runs across the pond
- 14:15-14:45 Nanjyou-odori ( 南条おどり) performance in front of the Seifukan tea house
- Tea ceremony willl also be conducted in the Seifukan 10:00-15:00 for a ¥700 charge.
Read more about and see photos from this event here.