HENDERSONVILLE, N.C .-- A new center celebrating Japanese culture has opened in Hendersonville.
This weekend, the WNC Japanese Culture Center opened on Fifth Avenue West.It was created by a Japanese couple who met in Hendersonville in 2009.
Director of the center, Emiko Suzuki, says visitors will learn about traditional Japanese culture and participate in ceremonies.
"Mainly this is like a teaching place, like a classroom," Suzuki said. "So weekly lesson of Ikebana and also tea ceremony lessons here. So this is more about the classroom."
The owners also hope to showcase Japanese-related art and hold Japanese movie nights.
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