Experience Japanese culture

You can experience traditional Japanese culture “Sando” = tea ceremony, flower arrangement, and calligraphy in one day.
“Sasagiri-an/SAS AGIRIAN” where you can learn Japanese culture and manners. At “Tea ceremony”, you can enjoy Japanese Ryukyu confectionery together, at “Hanado” you can experience tropical flowers from Okinawa, and at “Calligraphy” you can experience the feeling of Ryukyu. You will have a special time that you can only experience at “Sasairian / SASAGIRIAN”… Each experience is available in Japanese and English for foreign tourists. You can spend your precious time quietly in the [Authentic Tea Room/Japanese Style Room] standing quietly in Onna Village.

Spend a blissful time in a Japanese and mental space away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. We hope that it will be a place where many people can exchange culturally, both overseas and in Japan.
All the staff will do their best to serve you with sincerity.

On that day, at that time, the encounter with everyone,
We hope that you will be able to connect to a “one-on-one meeting” across the sea from Okinawa.
We look forward to your visit.
* Duration: 3 hours
* Starts: Onna, Japan
* Trip Category: Food, Wine & Nightlife >> Cooking Classes




You can experience traditional Japanese culture “Sando” = tea ceremony, flower arrangement, and calligraphy in one day.
“Sasagiri-an/SAS AGIRIAN” where you can learn Japanese culture and manners. At “Tea ceremony”, you can enjoy Japanese Ryukyu confectionery together, at “Hanado” you can experience tropical flowers from Okinawa, and at “Calligraphy” you can experience the feeling of Ryukyu. You will have a special time that you can only experience at “Sasairian / SASAGIRIAN”… Each experience is available in Japanese and English for foreign tourists. You can spend your precious time quietly in the [Authentic Tea Room/Japanese Style Room] standing quietly in Onna Village.

Spend a blissful time in a Japanese and mental space away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. We hope that it will be a place where many people can exchange culturally, both overseas and in Japan.
All the staff will do their best to serve you with sincerity.

On that day, at that time, the encounter with everyone,
We hope that you will be able to connect to a “one-on-one meeting” across the sea from Okinawa.
We look forward to your visit.

“Sasagiori-an” is located in “Kibigaoka” in Onna village, Okinawa prefecture, surrounded by mountains, greenery and flowers. You can learn Japanese traditional culture [SANDO / Sando] = tea ceremony, flower arrangement, calligraphy from a veteran instructor with 40 years of experience.
[SUNDAY SANDO|Sunday Sandou] The order of the experience is
“Calligraphy” 1:00-2:00pm, “Tea ceremony” 2:00-3:00pm, “Flower” 3:00-4:00pm.

Contents of “calligraphy”
① Select a simple kimono and change clothes ② Move to a Japanese room where you do “calligraphy” ③ Check the prepared writing tools ④ Put ink soup into the ink ⑤ Hold the half paper with a paperweight ⑥ Put ink on the brush ⑦ Under the guidance of the calligraphy master , Practice letters ⑧ Practice with your favorite letters (Kanji, Hiragana, Katakana, English) ⑨ Dry the work written exactly as you want ⑩ Decide the letters to write on the commemorative colored paper ⑪ Commemorative photo with the calligraphy work ⑫ Simple kimono Change clothes and end the experience

Contents of “Tea ceremony”
① Change into a simple kimono ② Move to the tea room where the “tea ceremony” is held ③ Learn how to use the tea room while explaining the tools ④ Move and get Japanese sweets at the ceremony table ⑤ Check the prepared tools ⑥ Tea ceremony master’s Under the supervision, learn to use cloths ⑦ Purify tools ⑧ Make green tea at a ceremonial table ⑨ Have green tea ⑪ Commemorative photo at tea room etc ⑫ Change simple kimono and end experience

Contents of “flower arrangement”
① Change to a simple kimono ② Move to a Japanese-style room where you can do “flower arrangement” ③ Check the prepared flower materials ④ Put water and sword mountain in the flower vase ⑤ Order the flower materials (branches, flowers, leaves) under the guidance of the flower master Apply to scissors with scissors ⑥ Finish the work ⑦ Once completed, check the entire standing once ⑧ Flower arrangement work and commemorative photo ⑨ If you wish, you can take out the flower materials ⑩ End the experience by changing simple kimono

[SUNDAY SANDO] The finest moment to touch the Japanese heart…
You can experience the world view of “wabisabi” while learning each manner of Japanese culture.
It also supports foreign tourists (English and Japanese). Even if you are not good at sitting, there is a chair ceremony (ritual ceremony).
Spend a precious Japanese time wearing a simple kimono at the authentic Japanese-style tea room and Japanese-style room standing in Onna Village.

Sample Menu

• Matcha / Beniimo Manju