General info about me
- Name: Marius Frøisland
- Born: 5th of November 1978
- Live in Lillestrøm, Norway
- E-mail: marius (at) chado.no
- Masters Degree in computer science from University of Oslo
- Oracle Certified Associate - OCP
- Two years of Japanese at University of Oslo, including a 5 month exchange program with Hokaido Tokai Daigaku in Sapporo
One year at Midorikai
- Hobbies: Tea, Computer (games), Role playing, TV, Diving, Aquarium and Pottery.
My Tea Experience
- 2000 - Started learning tea, from a friend.
2002 - Attended Hounsai Daisosho's presentation in Oslo
2002 - Attended Midorikai for 1 month
- 2002 - Started weekly study groups in Norway.
2002 - Five day's seminar with Herman Somsen from the Netherlands.
- 2002 - Did a "chaji" for two friends
2003 - Studied tea twice a week in Sapporo with Inomata Sachiko from september to february
- 2004 - Attended Midorikai from September 04 to July 05.
2005 - Recieved Nyuumon, Konarai, Chabako Kyojo during my Midorikai year..
2005 - Just before graduating Midorikai I got to be host for one of the two annual Chaji's at Midorikai
- 2005 - Started weekly lessons at my place, they continued for about one year.
2006 - Became President of Chado Urasenke Tankokai Norway Association
- 2006 - One of my "students" did chaji at my place 1st of may.
- 2006 - One year after my Tanabata chaji in Midorikai I invited two friends for a chaji at my place.
2007 - Reelected as President of Chado Urasenke Tankokai Norway Association
2007 - Invited two friends for Hango Chaji.
2008 - Contemporary Chaji 1
- 2009 - Gave a presentation of Tea at Shu Uemura Art of Hair class in Oslo.
- 2010 - Visited Poland to study with classmates from Midorikai.