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Japanese Calligraphy Master

Experience hosted by Misa

2 hours
Includes equipment
Up to 4 people
Hosted in Japanese, English

What you'll do

Let's experience the art of "Shodo (Japanese calligraphy)".
Staff of NPO Momochidori (Misa, Kayoko, Sachi) will welcome you.
Our calligraphy master, Hiroko Tsukamoto, will directly instruct you the joy of calligraphy. To concentrate your attention on writing, you will lead yourself into good mental condition of Zen-like sitting meditation. The aroma of black ink will also soothe your mind and make you feel relaxed.

At the beginning of the lesson, you can learn some basic techniques of calligraphy. We will instruct you how to rub down an ink stick, the way to hold a blush, and writing basic strokes.

Next, you learn the Zen-words or monthly Japanese kanji characters which represent seasonal feature. Then, you will practice calligraphy writing. Finally, let's create your own calligraphy art work card! You can bring back your card, card stand and card cover. Those will become your special souvenirs from Fukuoka!
Other things to note
This experience will explained in Japanese. If you need English support, please tell us a week before the experience day.
Let's experience the art of "Shodo (Japanese calligraphy)".
Staff of NPO Momochidori (Misa, Kayoko, Sachi) will welcome you.
Our calligraphy master, Hiroko Tsukamoto, will directly instruct you the joy of calligraphy. To concentrate your attention on writing, you will lead yourself into good mental condition of Zen-like sitting meditation. The aroma of black ink will also soothe your mind and make you feel relaxed.

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What's included

  • Equipment
    We prepare all necessary tools for calligraphy.
    We will prepare words...
From $40
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Misa

Host on Airbnb since 2018
  • Identity verified
Hi, I'm Misa. I'm the president of the non-profit organization "NPO Momochidori", which develops and supports Japanese Culture. We hold activities to communicate the joy of our culture! Our experience will be hosted by Momochidori Staff (Misa, Kayoko, Sachi). And my co-host for this experience is our calligraphy master, Hiroko Tsukamoto. She will directly instruct you in the joy of calligraphy!
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About the organisation: NPO Momochidori



NPO Momochidori's mission is to preserve and develop Japanese culture. For more, please visit http://www.momochidori.org/about/index.html/

This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to NPO Momochidori.

Where you'll be

Our class room is our NPO office which is one of the pioneering co-working share office in Fukuoka. You can experience calligraphy in a relaxed way using table and chair.

It is a unique opportunity to be able to spend time inside a stylish share office in Kyoto.

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 18 and up can attend.