The event theme was “Dou-the way of beauty.” The spirit of “Dou” has been cherished since ancient days, as can be seen in Japanese unique cultures, including calligraphy, flower arrangement, and tea ceremony. “Dou” means the way of living, that is, the attitude of pursuing the essence of life. This philosophy is derived from Zen, and unique to Japan. They con- sider the border between non-daily and daily things, and respect nature and seniors. It’s no exaggeration to say that the spirit of “Dou” developed the Japanese characteristic value and aesthetic sense that emphasize courtesy and details. This time, the artists flourishing in calligraphy, flower arrangement, and tea ceremony performed, under the theme of the way of beauty. In addition, quests enjoyed artworks, liquors, Japanese appetizers, and tea, etc.

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