Barbara Stevens-Strauss is a Berkeley-Sakai Association Board Member who practices and shares with us traditional Japanese art forms including ikebana, raku ceramics, chabana and tea ceremony. Barbara will be teaching a Chabana workshop on June 22, 2019, from 2-4 P.M. at Takara Sake, 708 Addison St., Berkeley, CA 94710. The Chabana workshop is a benefit for the Berkeley-Sakai Association. All flowers and natural elements for the workshop will be provide. There is a $50 fee for the workshop and the number of attendees is limited to 15.
Are you interested in Japanese culture? Have you ever wanted to visit Japan as a student ambassador representing Berkeley and the Berkeley-Sakai Association? Do you know that Berkeley has a sister city relationship with Sakai, Japan? This summer in July 2019 the Berkeley-Sakai Sister City Association is hosting 5 students from Sakai, Japan. We are also looking for students who would be interested in participating in this summers student exchange and in a student exchange to Sakai in July 2020. If interested, please fill out this Interest Form or Email a Berkeley-Sakai Board Member.