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Tea for more than two

Published March 18. 2014 4:00AM   Updated March 18. 2014 11:51PM
Sean D. Elliot/The Day
High school students from Nagano, Japan, Yuna Mizutani, left, and Aki Katsuyama, take part in a traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony as part of a cultural exchange with 3rd grade students at Lillie B. Haynes Elementary School in East Lyme Monday, March 17, 2014. Forty-five of the Japanese students along with two teachers are in the region for two weeks living with area families, studying English at Montville and St. Bernard high schools. The students at Haynes have exchanged video greetings with their Japanese guests and today learned various aspects of Japanese culture. Haynes' students participated in a traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony, learned Origami, Japanese calligraphy and practiced math while learning to use chopsticks.

High school students from Nagano, Japan, Yuna Mizutani, left, and Aki Katsuyama, take part in a traditional Japanese tea ceremony as part of a cultural exchange with third-grade students at Lillie B. Haynes Elementary School in East Lyme on Monday.

Forty-five of the Japanese students along with two teachers are in the region for two weeks living with area families, studying English at Montville and St. Bernard high schools. The students at Haynes have exchanged video greetings with their Japanese guests and Monday learned aspects of Japanese culture. Haynes students participated in a traditional Japanese tea ceremony, learned origami, Japanese calligraphy and practiced math while learning to use chopsticks.

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