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The Tea Crane is opening its physical flagship store in the heart of Kyoto, and needs your help to share authentic Japanese tea culture.
The Tea Crane is opening its physical flagship store in the heart of Kyoto, and needs your help to share authentic Japanese tea culture.
187 backers pledged ¥1,306,748 to help bring this project to life.
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Thé Japanese Tea Hub For Tea Lovers From All Over The World

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    Pledge ¥1,000 or more About US$ 10

    Eternal gratitude

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    Tea samples

    Get a sample pack of three delicious artisan Japanese teas selected by Tea master/Sommelier Tyas Sōsen.

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    Tea Club

    Become member of The Tea Crane Tea Club for one month.

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    Autographed Book

    Get Tyas Sōsen's book "The Story of Japanese Tea: a broad outline of its cultivation, manufacturing, history and cultural values" with a personalised hand-written autograph by the author himself.

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    Online seminar 1

    Get access to participation in one of Tea Master/Sommelier Tyas Sōsen's online seminars. Seminars will be held regularly and on different subjects regarding tea ceremony, Japanese tea, and Japanese culture.

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    Tea Box 5

    Get a special tea box with a selection of Tea Master/Sommelier Tyas Sōsen's most exclusive teas.

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    • Japanese tea
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    Individual Tutoring

    Get access to one, one hour private online lesson with Tea Master/Sommelier Tyas Sōsen. Subjects can range from tea ceremony lessons and lectures on Japanese tea to discussing Japanese culture or learning Japanese.

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    • Tyas Sōsen 【ティアス宗筅】
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    Tea Ceremony Introduction

    Participate in a tea ceremony introduction, hosted by Tyas Sōsen in Kyoto. (Allows one person to participate in one of our one hour tea ceremony introduction sessions)

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    Tea tasting for 2

    Get a live one hour specialty tea tasting at The Tea Crane store with Tyas Sōsen in Kyoto for 2 persons.

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    Tea Box 10

    Get a special tea box with a selection of Tea Master/Sommelier Tyas Sōsen's most exclusive teas.

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    Online seminar 5

    Get access to participation in five of Tea Master/Sommelier Tyas Sōsen's online seminars. Seminars will be held regularly and on different subjects regarding tea ceremony, Japanese tea, and Japanese culture.

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    Individual Tutoring 5

    Get access to five, one hour private online lessons with Tea Master/Sommelier Tyas Sōsen. Subjects can range from tea ceremony lessons and lectures on Japanese tea to discussing Japanese culture or learning Japanese.

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    Private Tea Ceremony for 2

    Get a ticket for a private thick tea tea ceremony for 2 persons, hosted specially for you by Tyas Sōsen in Kyoto. (Additional places can be ordered separately)

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    ☆ Silver Sponsor ☆

    Become a special sponsor of The Tea Crane's activities.
    Get a set of rare artisan teas selected by Tyas Sosen.
    Get 3 months membership to The Tea Crane Tea Club.
    Get Tyas Sosen's book with an autograph of the author.
    2x 1 hour online private 1-on-1 lesson with Tyas Sosen.
    Special private tea tasting at our new store.
    And many more special sponsor benefits...

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    ★ Gold Sponsor ★

    Become a special sponsor of The Tea Crane's activities.
    Get a set of rare artisan teas selected by Tyas Sosen.
    Get 5 months membership to The Tea Crane Tea Club.
    Get Tyas Sosen's book with an autograph of the author.
    3x 1 hour online private 1-on-1 lesson with Tyas Sosen.
    Special private tea tasting at our new store.
    And many more special sponsor benefits...

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    12 week Japanese tea online course

    Get access to Tyas Sōsen's dedicated Japanese tea online course.
    The course will take 12 weeks and will cover subjects ranging from cultivation, manufacturing, brewing, cultivar species, and tea variations, to cultural aspects, history, and much more. All the basics you need to know about Japanese tea in 12 weeks.
    At the end of the course a brief examination will be held and for everyone who completed the course a certification of completion will be mailed to you.

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    • Course book by Tyas Sōsen
    • Weekly webinar
    • Video material and articles for each individual subject
    • Weekly test
    • Final exam
    • Certificate of completion
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    Tea Ceremony Intensive

    Join us for a one week tea ceremony intensive course in Kyoto.

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    Exclusive tea region tour

    Visit the tea gardens and meet with passionate tea manufacturers under the specialised guidance of tea Master/Sommelier Tyas Sōsen. This 3 day journey takes you deeper into the world of specialty artisan Japanese tea.

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