Ancient Art of Incense Making


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For thousands of years, incense has been used not only for religious ceremonies, but as an artistic element in folklore. Over the centuries the elegant art almost vanished in China. In Japan, the so called Kodo remained popular and eventually spread to Taiwan, and then returned to China. The art is called Xiang Dao, meaning “skill of making incense”. During this 2-hour hands-on workshop, you will learn to:

-Understand Chinese Incense Culture

-Witness a Traditional Incense Ceremony

-Blend Natural Incense Materials

-Understand Chinese Incense Sticks

-Create your own Chinese Incense Accessories (Xiang Pai)

Date:
Wednesday, April 11

Time:
12:45pm Registration, 1pm-3pm

Venue:
845 Julu Road Lane No. 6, 3F
(metro lines 2 and 7, Jing’An Temple station, exit 8, 5 mins walk)
巨鹿路845号, 近静安寺地铁站

Cost:
RMB 250 (includes workshop materials and Chinese tea) 

Please email events@seashanghai.org by April 8. Under Subject type “Incense Making” and include your membership number, mobile phone number, and WeChat ID. SEA coordinator is Laura Lange, mobile: 138-1664-1940. SEA cancellation policy applies after April 8. The event costs need to be paid in cash only.