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Guest Lecture: Chinese Tea Culture

April 28, 2014 - 16:00-18:00

Zhang Xinmin, PHD
Professor at Science and Technology Institute of China
The lecture will start with a brief overview on the history of Chinese tea. Different types of tea and manufacturing processes will be introduced as well as different kinds of tea ware. Special attention will be given to appreciation of Purple-grit Teapot and Ten most classic contemporary teapots.
The lecturer will not only introduce what you should know about tea preparation but also demonstrate how to make tea. The session will end with discussion on topic Why we regard Teaism as a culture?
Venue: Confucius Institute, Unioninkatu 33, 3rd floor, University of Helsinki


Guest Lecture: Chinese Tea Culture


April 28, 2014