Tea MasterSouryou Matsumura
The TEA-ROOM members
Associate Professor of Urasenke Tea Ceremony
Representative of SHUHALLY tea ceremony class
He is the first heirloom tea master. While wandering in Europe as a student, he realized that he didn’t know much about Japanese culture even though he was Japanese, and started learning tea ceremony after returning to Japan.
After returning to Japan, he started to learn tea ceremony. As a member of “SHUHALLY Project”, he runs tea ceremony classes and tea parties with the motto of “making tea ceremony more free and fun”.
He has been invited by the Prime Minister’s official residence in 10 foreign countries and has produced many tea ceremonies.He is also actively involved in collaborations with other genres such as contemporary art, butoh, human beat box, and manga.
NHK Tasukete! Kiwamebito, in charge of tea ceremony
Speaker at TEDxTokyo2014