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Yunnan tea culture 
 
All the natural world, nobody participation, it is impossible to become a culture.

     Tea culture is the practice of human society in the tea-based yuan to all and continued development of the material and the excellent spirit of the thinking process and to create results.

     Yunnan beautiful scenery, unique and diverse natural landscape, Yunnan is rich in resources, there are 26 kinds of ethnic, tea production has a long history, social and human resources are very rich, deep culture is a fertile soil for tea, but also tea cultural background and brilliant foreshadowing, Yunnan is Tea the birthplace, is the use of the First Tea Cultivation in  the long river of history, in the tea plant cultivation, tea processing, distribution and consumption of social practice, a wealth of material deposited with the spirit of the intron, and more nation”s social and human integration within the Folkways, epitaxial poetry, painting, sound, the United States, child care situation  justice, rational distillation derivative, derivative, chimeric, grafting, developed a unique and glorious tea culture and tea cultural resources.

     Yunnan tea culture as compared with other provinces, but also has the following features

     1. Primitive: Tea with the Yunnan tea culture and tea agronomic origin and the origin and diversification of Tea Distribution Information Center, a tea and tea culture is the culture of the First-derived features;

     2. Diversity: Yunnan natural landscape diversity, ethnic, multi coffin, the ritual practices of life of the nation advocating diversity, species diversity Tea, Tea diversity, the diversity of natural and cultural diversity combined, constitute an unmatched tea culture diversity;

     3. Nationality: Yunnan 25 kinds of ethnic groups, with their tea in the economic, social and cultural fields in the focus on the links, each process are different, with all the inherent characteristics of the ethnic and information, with the independence and relative stability sexual. They give various tea cultural connotation, and created a beautifully statements tea dance, music, tea Extension opened the philosophical argumentation, these things have excellent continuity, as the eternal existence, and this is the national character;

     4. Harmony between man and nature: the tea from Yunnan, Yunnan and the use of the development of civilization from the beginning companions, how long human history, and the history is linked tea long, and the long-term harmony tea, and even until the end of the Qing dynasty In that tea tree is planted in the forest, forest Tea with the asylum and nourishment, growth and development, Tea from direct sunlight, no tea garden soil erosion, fertilizer application, no-tillage cultivation, tea quality special-kai. Not free to meet forest felling, in turn, protect the forests, create and protect the people in production and daily life of superior ecological environment, removed from the disaster of floods, droughts and floods, which Agroforestry ecosystems and land management style, embodied the people harmony with nature, embodies the concept of ecological minorities, and values, and the pursuit of the people today is the ecological agriculture, sustainable development, a high-level continuation of the ancient ecological culture, science is simple, the science shows that ethnic minority areas Simple;

     5. International: Yunnan and Burma, Laos and Vietnam are neighbors with the border of 3,207 km with Thailand and neighboring Cambodia, Myanmar branch of Sino-Tibetan language family, and South Asia Mon-Khmer language niche, the mutual exchanges, the same nation, the convergence of customs, Buddhist culture , common ancestry and veins, Yunnan”s tea culture will be able to welcome their identity, thus Yunnan”s tea culture in the Indo-China peninsula is international, Yunnan is the Chinese tea culture go out of the country a convenient channel.

     Development of Yunnan tea culture, the culture of Yunnan completed the first large, the people of all ethnic groups in Yunnan is the common ideal, according to Yunnan natural and human landscape resources and the cultural background of tea and contain, and taking into account the tea culture in a scientific, modern, combining tourism, priority development and construction of bases following the tea culture

     1 Lijiang ancient origin of ecological research Tea Tea-Horse Road and tea culture base; 
   
2 Dali Bai three demonstration bases tea culture;
    3
Three thousand FORMATION Origin of Tea Ailaoshan Nature Reserve Base;   
    4 Fengqing tea culture base;
   
5 Banna Pu”er tea production traceability and integrated modern tea culture base;
  
6 State of Wei Tea Tea and domesticated, Origin of tea agronomic base;
  
7 Simao tea business were  culture and fine base;
  
8 Kunming tea culture studies, popular science education, tea culture comprehensive resource development base;

     Culture is the superstructure, the economy is the basis, what kind of productivity, there is what kind of culture, promote tea culture, first of all, we must vigorously develop the productivity of tea, tea revitalization of the economy, using the advanced productive forces, produced a variety of tea material basis before may create the rich flavor of the times reflected tea culture and the orientation of the new century tea culture.

     Since reform and opening up, Yunnan tea sector on the tea culture was to explore, develop, extraction, upgrading, research exchanges, fruitful work.

     In 1989, Yunnan province six units took part in the Beijing "tea with the Chinese Cultural Exhibition Week," "Cloud  " tea art performances by the Yunnan national team development refined tea drinking customs "Bai three tea," "Kunming nine tea", in Beijing the performance sparked strong social repercussions.

     In 1990, the Asian Games organizing committee arrangements, "Cloud茶苑art group" 17 people in the Asian Games Village, Lao She Teahouse, a National Culture Palace performances, a total of 35 games, "Bai three tea," "9 Kunming Road Tea, "" tea ", by the 21 countries and areas of sports, diplomacy, trade officials celebrities more than 4,000 spectators cheered, a sensation in Beijing, renowned at home and abroad, more than 30 news media were smart reports.

     In December 1990, the state government and the provincial Xishuangbanna Tea Society held in Menghai Tea Wang protection feasibility studies, attracted domestic tea industry and the concern of Japanese friends, enhanced the Chinese people”s awareness of protecting cultural heritage of tea.

     In September 1991, the Sino-Japanese cultural exchanges 800 anniversary of the "Cloud " to the Tokyo show four days 20 by Japanese friends, the high praise.

     In April 1992, to celebrate the Chinese and Moroccan trade 32 anniversary, "Cloud " to Morocco Kasabulan performances.

     In May 1993, "Cloud " Korean exchanges to show 12 games, by the Han people greatly welcome.

     In April 1993, China held the first in Simao Festival Pu”er tea leaves, 1995,1997,1999, and held three consecutive. First flexor Tea Festival, Simao region known to everyone involved in, from nine countries and regions overseas, and 13 provinces and municipalities guests and the people of all nationalities Simao common tea District spent seven days grand festival is the biggest in Chinese history the festive celebrations, a variety of tea cultural exchanges, which have greatly increased the visibility of Pu”er tea, promoted Simao municipal building and the development of tea production.

     On April 14, 1993, following the end Simao Tea Festival, held in Banna Jinghong of China”s first "tea Wang Festival." Pu”er tea festival to the two townships boiling up, and promote the tea industry in Yunnan, the rapid development.

     The China International Tea Culture Research Association and the Yunnan provincial government on August 12, 1994 -15, the third held in Kunming China International Tea Culture Seminar, Yunnan tea is the history of the highest specifications event in the cultural exchanges, overseas-7 countries and regions representatives of 115 people, domestic 11 provinces, municipalities, representatives of 150 people attended the meeting, the connotation of tea culture, characteristics, classification, philosophical argumentation, tea and national, tea and health, and socio-economic tea, silk road of tea, tea ceremony and promote tea culture. the content and method, and other topics have been exchanged, Chinese and foreign tea tea ceremony performance, Yunnan tea throughout the nation Exhibition , gives people a high enjoyment of arts, people”s booths, the General Assembly received papers 45, Yunnan deputy Zhang Shun - Feng Yan Pei, , Wang Shuwen, Huangguishu,  -hua, Wang , Xu Rong, Yang Kai, Liu West, Wei Mou City, Dian Chi-yu, Huang submitted papers, etc. 12, eager to speak exchanges, have higher academic value.

     1995 International Labor Day, successor to commemorate  founder achievements in Fengqing tea factory held冯 Qiu statue unveiling ceremony of the older generation to carry forward the noble people of tea patriotism and the spirit of sacrifice.

Hosted by the state government in Xishuangbanna, photographers Zheng significant static photographic editing, famous calligrapher Zhao Puchu, wrote the book "Chinese Tea Tea" by the state and around Yunnan, Zheng was static photography editor, wrote a preface to the governor Li Jiating " China Yunnan famous tea spectinomycin "two large color album in 1996, 1998 has published the Yunnan tea and the various Yunnan famous tea income Baodianpian, printed in the annals of history, this book become Yunnan”s cultural publications gifts Inheritance future generations will.

In 1998, the Kunming Jin Hui confluence with the Kunming city FM radio host "air tea houses" regular broadcasting  head. In 1999 Jin Hui Yunnan radio traffic with Taiwan held "Yun-ling  HEAD launch tea on the dissemination of knowledge, universal tea culture, it is as far-reaching significance.

     On June 18, 1999, to promote the revitalization of Yunnan national drink tea from Yunnan Province, Shaanxi host, Kunming Jin Hui making tea pools, and other units of Yunnan Province, in association with the first tea Grand Prix, in Kunming Oasis Hotel, the event opened tea pioneer of tea in the country is a cultural creation, more than 40 groups and individuals participate in the competition, all over the state sent people to watch, Guangzhou, Guizhou, South Korea to send representatives to watch, vice governor Huang Bingqiu or presentation to the winners of the Yunnan tea culture a great push. Since then, Kunming tea houses mushroomed, drama, Fengqing tea houses, 1,000 FORMATION Simao Taiwan tea - and Menghai tea ceremony Archive have emerged one after another, has become an elegant tea culture.

Famous Tea tea culture is an important form of expression vector and, if arsenal of the tea performances, poetry, book, audio, the United States, singing and dancing is the concentrated expression of tea culture, and all kinds of superior quality, taste and elegant style, a style unique function tea, from the fresh leaves produce, process design, process and the final product, they have to carry a lot of cultural information, which is the basis of tea culture, a famous tea by famous tea programs, and music, poetry, books, paintings, dance  will produce good tea culture, the development of famous tea tea culture is the basis for carrying forward the work. In 1992, 1996,1999, Yunnan tea Kam consecutive three-famous commentary, thus effectively promoting the Yunnan tea innovation and improvement process, and promote production of the famous tea and tea culture prosperity. Famous tea mushroomed, and has produced consecutive famous tea to more than 100 species of the title, such as South waxy , sea of clouds , the , extension Palace Puer, seven of the pie, Class A Tuocha, Yuhuan, jade pendant, Tsui Ming-sheng , -song, the Green Sea , aroma Rui are all representatives, they not only have higher technology Couplers, there are very good arts and cultural quality modeling for a more prosperous tea culture provide a material basis.

Traditional Puer Tea Experience
For tea connoisseurs interested in Puer Tea, Yunnan is the place to go. Puer Tea is grown only in China 's Yunnan Province. At the heart of Yunnan 's south west is the town of Puer, the base of the province 's ancient tea market, and the region from which "Puer Tea" derives its name. From Puer, tea was distributed to Tibet and South East Asia on "tea horse trading roads." The rough terrain of Yunnan demanded efficiently packed tea, so compressed cakes of tea were wrapped and tied into stacks of seven and enclosed in a bamboo shell. For this reason, certain Puer cakes are commonly labeled "Seven Piece Cake". Carrying tea through the humid rain forest over the long, grueling trading routes may have encouraged natural fermentation.

   17days Yunnan Ancient Tea-Horse Road Culture Tour 
Activity Level:Yunnan tea adventure tour
Tour Route:Jinghong-Puer- Menghai-Lancang-Shaxi-LijiangJade Dragon Snow Mountain-Baoshan -Stone Town  -Shigu-Weixi -Yanjing-Deqen-Zhongdian-Zhongdian-Tiger Leaping Gorge-Lijiang
 10-Day Xishuangbanna & Neighboring Region Tea
 Activity Level:Xishuangbanna tea culture tour
Tour Route:Jinghong-Puer- Menghai-Mohe Town -Qianjia Zhai -Ganlanba-Jinghong
 16Day Southwest Yunnan Ancient Tea Culture Tou
 Activity Level:Yunnan tea adventure tour
Tour Route:Kunming-Yuxi-Zhenyuan-Puer-Jinghong-Mengla-Jinghong-Menghai-Lancang-Menglian-Ximeng-Shuangjiang-Lincang-Yunxian-Fengqing-Nanjian-Weishan-Dali-Lijiang
 Yunnan Ancient Tea-Horse Road Culture Tour
Activity Level:Yunnan tea adventure tour
Tour Route:Kunming-Yi Wu Mountain- Puer City-Jinggu
-Yongping-Lincang-Fengqing-Dali-Kunming

 

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