Mohammed bin Zayed attends Japanese tea ceremony

  March 22, 2009 at 3:01 pm by

H.H. Gen. Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, admired the commitment of the Japanes to their rich indigenous traditions despite the modern life. Sheikh Mohammed made his remarks as he attended a Japanese tea ceremony staged at Bahr Palace by the Japanese Embassy in association with Japan Oil Development Company Ltd (JODCO).

Sheikh Mohammed drank a cup of tea offered to him by his host.

The Japanese tea ceremony is called sado (the way of tea) in Japanese. It is a multifaceted traditional activity in which powdered green tea called matcha is ceremonially prepared and served to others.

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