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Program Title: Japanese Tea Ceremony
EASC Code: JJ-26
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Region/Country: Japan
Language: English
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Subject: Arts & Music
Program Type: Documentary
Media Type: DVD
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Running Time: 30 min.
Color or BW: Color
Program Abstract: The tea ceremony originated in China but was transformed in Japan into an art of infinite resonance with precise rules and formulations. This program is devoted to the Omote Sen-ke school. It shows the uniquely Japanese way in which its traditions are handed down from generation to generation, and demonstrates that suspension in time by which the Japanese paying obeisance to a 400 year old tradition live in the past and the present simultaneously.
Data Entry Date: 9/17/2003