Learn the Importance of Writing in Japanese Culture.
Learn how to write your family's name in Japanese characters.
The teacher will teach you how to write the kanji that you really wanted to know, for example: Love = 愛 (Ai).
Let’s learn the beauty of Japanese writing. Knowing the story behind the handwriting and what it says about you!
This local experience offers a great opportunity to immerse into this long rich history of Japanese calligraphy, an art with different styles and expressions during its over 3000 years.
Who This Experience Is Good For
Ideal for people who are into history, art and philosophy.
Meet Our Local Host
Satoko Hayashi has 30 years of calligraphy experience, 8 years as a lecturer and she won the “Japan-China Association Award” twice at the Japan Calligraphy Exhibition.
She also decided to expand her teaching network by participating in a workshop at Japan Expo Paris 2022.
Start time: 2:00 pm Meet Ken at the entrance of “Takashimaya”.
Walk 10 minutes to Nippombashi Station.
Ride for 3 stops to Kitahama Station with Sakaisuji Line (Brown Line ).
Walk 12 minutes
Start of Shodo Class.
End time: 4:30 pm
All the necessary materials such as brush, ink and paper.
Take home your own writing.
Take videos and pictures from the experience.
What’s Not Included
Know Before You Go
Minimum Needed: 4 people
Maximum Capacity: 8 people
Booking Deadline: 10 days before event
Weather Dependent: No
Difficulty Level: Easy - No previous experience required
Special Clothing Required: Yes! Please bring an item of clothing that has no problem being stained by ink.
Special Dietary Restrictions: Not included, please bring snacks and water should you wish.
Extra Cash: Needed for public transportation
Ground Transportation: Not included, but we will ride public transport together
Additional Information: N/A
Liabilities: The liability for any injury, loss, or damage incurred by participants is not assumed by Remote Year or its affiliates.