■ Nishiura Style
【monthly schedule 】
Calligraphy & Flower Arrangement Class
Calligraphy class will be on the 3rd Sunday (mostly) from 1 to 4 pm at 3826 NE Glisan St. Portland. $25 reservation.
Flower arrangement will be on the next day (Monday) from 4 to 6 pm at café 1229 SW 10th Ave. Portland. $35 including flowers .
There will be changed in order to Kihachiro's other activity. Please ask cafe staff or check facebook to find the month's schedule.
For specific questions about the classes and more information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
【Kihachiro Nishiura 西浦喜八郎 】
kihachiro Nichiura was born in 1970 in Tokyo to a famous ceramics family that has produced Nishiura-yaki style porcelain since 1806. He started practicing Shodo, the Way of Brush at age 7. He received his teaching certificate from Shoseki-kai School of calligraphy, and senior teacher certificate from Teshigahara School of Ikebana. Since 2004, he has exhibited his calligraphy internationally in USA, Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungary, Indonesia and Japan. Recently, he established his own school of raditional arts, teaching the Nishiura Style of Chado (tea), Kado (flower), Shodo (calligraphy), and Kodo (incense ceremony).
He also is the director of a non-profit organization that provides Japanese cultural experience for the general public outside of Japan.
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