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Welcome to the schedule for Katsucon 19 in 2013!

Katsucon is an annual 3-day fan convention held in the D.C. metro area for multicultural enthusiasts and entertainment. Katsucon is produced by Katsucon Entertainment, Inc. (KEI), a 501(c)(3) educational non-profit organization dedicated to bringing information about Japanese animation, society, and traditional and popular culture to fans everywhere.

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Friday, February 15 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Japanese Tea Ceremony

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The Japanese Tea Ceremony panel is a demonstration of thenRyakubon ceremony, a traditional Japanese thin tea ceremony. The panel will also include a discussion on the history of tea in Japan, and the origins of the ceremony, its symbolism, and its roots in Zen. Li Izumi studied the tea ceremony in Akita, Japan and has been hosting the Japanese Tea Ceremony panel with Akiko at various conventions since 2004.

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Comiku Girls

The Comiku Girls, Akiko Meigetsu & Li Izumi, are celebrating their 10-year anniversary attending the convention circuit along | the eastern seaboard and beyond. Each has had a pencil (or brush) in their hand since they could hold one, & have been | telling stories since they could talk. At conventions, they are artists, cosplayers, & Japanese cultural panelists. In 2004, we | debuted our popular Japanese Tea Ceremony Panel, and... Read More →

Friday February 15, 2013 4:30pm - 5:30pm
JCI 1 (Chesapeake 4 & 5)

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