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West Lake Longjing Tea and Chinese Humanism
Thu. 8 December 2016, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm AEDT
China is the hometown of tea. Distinguished British scholar Joseph Needham once famously said that tea was the fifth great invention of ancient China to the world.
Longjing Tea is originated from the area of Longjing Village near Hangzhou in Zhejiang Province. It is produced mostly by hand and renowned for its high quality, regarded as one of the most famous teas in China.
Presented by Quanji Wang, Deputy Director of Zhejiang Provincial Cultural Centre, this talk will explore the history of tea in China, as well as the influence of tea culture on Chinese people's modern lives.