This year marks the 150th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Sweden. And so to celebrate, design company Svenskt Tenn are bringing some Japanese influence to their tea salon at their Strandvägen boutique. What that means in practise is that the interior of the tea salon is being given a few Japanese design touches this autumn, and there’ll be a little extra Japanese influence on the menu. They’re also inviting Hiroaki and Hiroko Otsuka, experts in green tea farming and cultivating, to the store to run a Tea Makers Dinner on two occasions this October. The Tea Makers Dinner will allows guests to take part in a traditional Japanese tea ceremony, as well as seeing how tea is prepared in the Japanese style.
“Estrid Ericson [founder] was a tea-fanatic, and is said to have drunk two and a half cups with breakfast and another two and a half with lunch. To invite in some of the world’s foremost tea ceremony masters and offer a Tea Makers Dinner for other tea enthusiasts is a way for us to maintain Ericson’s legacy”, says Thommy Bindefeld of Svenskt Tenn,
Svenskt Tenn, Strandvägen 5. For bookings for Tea Makers Dinner see www.svenskttenn.se