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Embassy serves strong cuppa at Japanese cultural show

Embassy serves robust cuppa at Japanese cultural show

Muscat – 

Tea has been an integral component of the Japanese culture for centuries. Wars have been resolved, family members feuds turned emotional, and adore stories ended in marital bliss via this easy drink. Making tea, straightforward it could sound, for the Japanese is certainly a matter of prestige and gallant show of supremacy and status. 

At the Naseem Gardens on the final day of the 2018 edition of Muscat Festival, the Embassy of Japan hosted a tea and calligraphy occasion as component of its cultural show for the individuals of Oman to have a really feel of the historical city of Nara.

The stall showcased an array of products such as Yamato cha (green tea from Yamato), sweet Kotoka strawberry in biscuits, Kudzu Mochi roots amongst some from the south central region. Speaking about the delicacies Nanako, a representative at the stall stated, “Japan is one of the most hospitable countries in Asia and we love to pamper our guests. “For centuries, Japanese are known to prepare tea with utmost love and care. The brew, at times, takes hours and until we are sure of the smell and colour, we do not serve our guests.”

She added that the tea and biscuits have usually been integral component of Japanese life-style and parties, get-togethers and other celebrations are incomplete with out tea. The occasion also showcased some of the artistic collections of calligraphy operates. There had been phrases and particular auspicious fortunate words imprinted on paper.

Mohammad Rashid, who is operating at a neighborhood supermarket stated, “I have adored Japan for its technical wizards, advancements and innovations. “Never have I known of the country’s other aspects like art and cuisine. My respect for the country has increased more because like us Omanis, they too respect and hold in high esteem their culture and tradition.”

Information Source: Muscat Daily

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