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The Art of Japanese Urushi & Sake Tasting

  • Japan Society 333 E 47th St New York, NY, 10017 United States (map)

The Art of Japanese Urushi 

Sake Tasting

- At latitude 40°N -
New York meets Ninohe

Join us for a seminar about the beauty and culture of Japanese Urushi (lacquer)
originating from Ninohe City, Iwate Prefecture, in northern Japan. 

Tasting of Nanbu-Bijin, Japanese premium Sake, to follow
Urushi art demonstration by Urushi artists from Japan

Monday, October 6th, 2014 6pm to 8pm (Sake Reception 8pm to 9pm)

Japan Society
333 East 47th Street
New York, NY 10017 

Admission: Free, by reservation only
RSVP here OR or email:
tel.646-490-8203 fax. 646-559-2741

C/O Focus America Corporation


Suzanne Ross

Suzanne Ross

" Living Urushi Tradition"
Suzanne Ross

A renowned Urushi artist, who has been living in Japan for over 30 years, will be speaking about urushi history and techniques. Suzanne will also discuss the dangers that face traditional crafts in this modern age and possible solutions.

“Introduction to Japanese Urushi”
Takuo Matsuzawa, Joboji Urushi Workshop Co., Ltd.

A presentation about Joboji’s Urushi culture.



Organized by
Ninohe City, Iwate Prefecture of Japan 
Coordinated by Focus America Corporation, Sake Discoveries LLC.
Ninohe City Fair, New York 2014


Takuo Matsuzawa

Takuo Matsuzawa

Earlier Event: October 4
Ninohe Journey in New York