January 10, 2021 General Meeting and Hatsudate Ceremony

On Sunday, January 10, 2021, the general meeting (UTLAA members only) and Hatsudate ceremony were held, fully remote. Sixty-nine people attended the Hatsudate Ceremony, including guests from Urasenke Tankokai Orange County Association. In her opening remarks, Chief of Administration Robinson expressed pleasure to be able to hold activities like the wagashi workshops and Sotanki in 2020, and wished the new … Read More

November 15, 2020 Sotanki

Sotanki ZOOMNovember 15, 2020On Sunday, November 15, 2020, the annual Sotanki was conducted at Showaken, the late Mme. Sosei Matsumoto’s tearoom and virtually to commemorate Sotan, the Grand Master Ⅲ. The host, Mr. Soyu Garcia, the assistant, Mr. Sogen Charnof, and the head guest, Mme. Soyu Uyesugi gathered at the venue, and 46 other participants joined via Zoom due to … Read More