Urasenke Foundation



The Urasenke Foundation (Japanese name, Ippan Zaidan Hojin Konnichian) is an incorporated foundation originally registered by the Japanese government in 1949, during the era of the 14th-generation grand master, Tantansai. Its purpose is to preserve and foster the cultural heritage of Urasenke. Towards this end, among its major activities are the maintenance and management of the Urasenke estate and cultural assets, and the support of research and public education concerning the Way of Tea.

Executive Board
(current April 2016)
Chairman:  SEN Soshitsu
Vice-Chairman:  YOSHIDA Tadatsugu
Executive Director:  SEKINE Hideji
Directors:  SEN Takafumi

SEN Makiko

HONJO Hachiro

INAMORI Kazuo

KOSAKA Kei

OBAYASHI Takeo

OKURA Haruhiko

TAKEDA Takao

TSUKAMOTO Yoshikata

USHIO Jiro
Supervisors:  OTANI Tetsuo

KOYAMA Kazutami
Trustees:  HARADA Osamu

HASEGAWA Kichishige

IZUMI Hiromi

KAGAMI Go

KIDO Takao

KUJO Michihiro

KUMAGAI Nobuaki

KURAKAZU Norio

NAGASE Takamitsu

NIWA Kenji

SAITO Shigeru


Headquarters
613 Honpojimae-cho, Ogawa Teranouchi agaru, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto, Japan 602-0061



Urasenke Center Chado Kaikan Chado Research Center Galleries Konnichian Library
Urasenke Tokyo Branch Urasenke Hokkaido Urasenke Branches and
Offices Outside Japan

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