a creative experience
"I knew Kanazawa was a city with one foot planted proudly in its past. What I realized at the museum is that its other foot is striding into the future almost as swiftly as the bullet trains now rolling into its station. But the best parts of Kanazawa have remained unchanged for centuries ..."
"Ichi-go ichi-e ("one time, one meeting")
describes the Japanese thought of treasuring the moment. The term is often translated as "for this time only," "never again," or "one chance in a lifetime.""