4.00PM - 5.00PM
Speaker: Xiaomei Wang
Venue: Crush Hall, Pathfoot Building, University of Stirling
Tea has thousands of years of history in China, with legend crediting it as first being drunk almost 5,000 years ago. But it is not only a drink, it is also has strong connections with sprituality, art, poetry and music.
In the last ten years as the Chinese economy has grown, the Chinese tea industry has also grown and interest in the many different types of tea has boomed as a popular interest for many Chinese.
In this tea show, you will be able to sample many teas including red tea, green tea, black tea, white tea, puer tea, black dragon and flower tea. Some of the most famous varieties, including Jinjunmei, Dahongpao and aged Puer tea are also available to be sampled along with some traditional Chinese snacks.
The traditional Chinese music, calligraphy, and Ming and Qing Dynasty style paintings on show will help you to enjoy the experience and immerse you in Chinese culture and the delicate taste of China.
This event is free of charge and is open to staff and students of the University of Stirling and members of the general public.
Reflections of the East is the umbrella title for several exhibitions showcasing the work of five artists who share a creative relationship with China.
For further information visit: http://www.stir.ac.uk/artcol/exhibitions/current/chinaintro