About Fuyuko Kobori

Young Chajin in Tokyo

Fuyuko Kobori was born in Tokyo, Japan in 1985. She has learned one of the most important Japanese tradition, Tea ceremony called Chanoyu since the age of 6, under her father, the 16th generation grand tea master and head of the Kobori-Enshu school.

Fuyuko Kobori believes that the way to invigorate contemporary Tea Ceremony is through traditional study while embracing new ideas.

Fuyuko Kobori 小堀 芙由子 神泉の茶会
Photo: Kjell Hahn