may 2019

31may7:00 pm9:00 pmKADO - The Way of Wagashi7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Nikkei Centre, 6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby, BC V5E 4M7Event Type :CULTURE,FOOD

Event Details

Meet a wagashi master! Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre welcomes wagashi master, Junichi Mitsubori from Japan!

Junichi Mitsubori (三堀純一) is a third generation wagashi artisan. He is one of Japan’s most recognized wagashi artisans and the founder of kadō, which he defines as a new way of wagashi, a term that echoes the meticulous care and preparation involved in sadō – way of tea. Much like a master of sadō, Junichi Mitsubori is a grand master of Ichika style, where he has turned making traditional sweets into a refined art form.

Wagashi (和菓子:wa-gashi) are traditional Japanese confections. As with many of Japan’s traditional arts, each piece of wagashi is crafted with great consideration to reflect elements of nature and Japan’s four seasons. Many wagashi sweets have poetic names, as well as exaggerated, simplified or stylized designs. Wagashi are delightful and fascinating to the eye.

“KADO – The Way of Wagashi | 菓道 一菓流 お点前” with Junichi Mitsubori followed by a Q & A and tea service

Date: Friday, May 31, 2019

Time: 7pm-9pm | Doors open at 6:30pm

Venue: Events Hall at the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre

Ticket: CAD $35+GST NNMCC members *presentation of membership card along with your ticket confirmation is required | $40+GST non-members

Join us as we welcome Junichi Mitsubori, one of the best wagashi artisans, on his first visit to Metro Vancouver!

There will be special masterclasses on June 1st & 2nd. This is a rare and valuable learning opportunity to meet and learn from Junichi Mitsubori. Classes will be held full day from 9:30AM to 5:00PM. Click here for more information.



(Friday) 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Nikkei Centre

6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby, BC V5E 4M7

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