WAK JAPAN provides foreign travelars with an opportunity to enjoy traditional Japanese cultural activities such as Tea ceremony, Flower arrangment, Cooking, Dressing up in Kimono, among others.

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  • Tea ceremony
  • You can try to make matcha tea under instructor's guidance.
  • Origami
  • Origami is a traditional art which transforms a sheet of paper into a variety of shapes, such as animals and flowers through folding techniques.
  • Calligraphy
  • After practicing well, you will make your own calligrapfic work.
  • Cooking/Sake tasting
  • These programs feature a unique opportunity to make sushi at a long-established sushi restaurant in Kyoto or sake tasting at a former sake brewery.
  • Geiko/Maiko
  • This program features a walk tour at Kagai, the Geiko/Maiko district such as Gion, Kamishichiken aiming to introduce the things around Kagai.
  • Dressing up in Kimono
  • This program includes a lecture about Kimono by a Kimono specialist as well as dressing up in Kimono.
  • 日付からから選ぶ
  • Flower arrangement
  • You can enjoy a flower arranging class while learning the difference between a Japanese arranging style and a western one.
  • Japanese book binding
  • First, you can learn about the techniques of binding such as Yotsume, Kikko and Kikka as well as some tools, then bind a book using string.
  • Koto
  • Koto is a traditional Japanese instrument with thirteen strings. Its sound features distinctive deep tones. This program is instructed by a professional Koto player.
  • Kendo

  • KARUTA of Tea ceremony
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ご挨拶

  • Many Japanese people would like foreign visitors to Japan to experience
    and appreciate wonderful Japanese culture.
  • Those who were offered kindness in foreign lands think so more strongly. We all know that only one or two hands-on cultural experience would not help people to gain thorough understanding of the culture. However, if you visit one country and enjoy a cultural experience with an experienced instructor there, you will probably come to like the country. We are proud of ourselves that we are making these things happen in Japan. What we always have in our minds is to offer foreign visitors wishing to do cultural experiences more in-depth and easy-to-understand explanation.
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2017/06/02/
2017年5月25日付け読売新聞に講師・香月 誠子さんが紹介されました。
2017年5月25日付け読売新聞29面「元気の源」にて「一期一会 英語で発信」と題して香月 誠子さんの茶道体験での様子から仕事への切っ掛けや思い等が掲載されました。
2017/05/21/
We opened a new luxury room in Wakwak-kan!
You can experience a tea ceremony, origami etc. in a relaxing room that has never existed before.
Of course you can use it with a family with children..

Please feel free to contact us for details on usage fee, availability etc.
2017/03/27/
Hanayaka Kansai Forum
On March 27th of 2017, WAK JAPAN Co. was awarded the grand prize of "The 1st Hanayaka Kansai Miryoku Upward Award" from Hanayaka Kansai Forum, appreciating the WAK JAPAN's project "Raising the Kyoto value for overseas wealthy class visitors and Providing the activity of traditional culture".
2016/04/01/
WEB site was renewed open
WAK JAPAN's web page has reopened. Online payment is available for each activity.