The Tokyo grand tea ceremony that happened last October 2019 attracts foreigners. The event helped tourists learn about the Japanese tea ceremony. The Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Tokyo Arts Council have been supporting the event since 2008. It also has a place for indoor and outdoor activities where foreigners can learn the basics of the tea ceremony and enjoy traditional culture, such as making ikebana and wearing kimono. The event’s organizer said that the tea ceremony’s goal is to promote the art in Japan and abroad. Their plan is also to pass the spirit of the tea ceremony to the next generations.