GFC alumna and current assistant professor Saskia Thoelen appeared as the host for Trails to Oishii Tokyo, a television program by NHK World. In this episode, featuring Matcha, Saskia had the opportunity to interview several renowned matcha makers, tea specialists and restaurant owners.

For those who are interested, the program can be seen on-demand through the following link:

She participated in other episodes introducing mikan, kanpyo, buri, kamaboko, and Azuki.–4h6mzM6J7jGhAlU

Saskia also hosted for the program Journeys in Japan, talking about the Sawara festival and the Nakanojo Art Biënnale.

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