BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.5557@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20180516T000000Z DTEND:20180516T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Delicate\, artisanal confections\, wagashi are traditionally se rved as an accompaniment to the tea ceremony. The shapes\, colors and ingr edients of these sweets are inspired by the natural world\, often crafted to coordinate with the seasons. At this talk\, wagashi confectioner Miyuki Hyodo\, of miuxnyc\, shares the cultural traditions surrounding these uni quely Japanese sweets\, and introduces her contemporary approach that inco rporates seasonal local ingredients. Hyodo will also give an on-stage demo nstration of the elegant art of wagashi making. Followed by a tasting rece ption featuring early-summer wagashi.\n\nTickets: $20/$16 Japan Society me mbers\, seniors &amp\; students SUMMARY:Wagashi: Artistic Japanese Sweets URL:/en/events/2018/05/16/wagashi-artistic-japanese-sweets/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR