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“Sharing the Fragrance of Tea in Yunnan and Sharing Intangible Cultural Heritage” Thematic Photography Exhibition Unveiled in Kunming-Chinanews.com



The picture is taken by Li Jiaxian at the photography exhibition



Chinanews.com, Kunming, January 6th (Chen Jing) The special photography exhibition “Sharing the Fragrance of Tea in Yunnan and Sharing Intangible Cultural Heritage” was officially launched in Cuihu Park in Kunming on the 6th. Nearly 100 excellent photographic works show the Pu-erh tea making skills, Dian black tea making skills, three-way tea customs of the Bai nationality, etc. in the “Traditional Chinese tea-making skills and related customs” that have just been successfully applied for world heritage, as well as Yunnan contiguous pieces The emerald green tea mountains and the ancient tea-horse road have attracted countless citizens and tourists to stop and watch.

On the evening of November 29, 2022, the “Traditional Chinese Tea-making Technique and Related Customs” declared by China successfully passed the review and was included in the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. So far, a total of 43 projects from China have been selected, ranking first in the world.

The picture shows citizens stopping to watch Li Jiaxian's photo

The picture shows citizens stopping to watch Li Jiaxian’s photo

“Traditional Chinese tea-making techniques and related customs” is about the knowledge, skills and practices of tea garden management, tea picking, tea hand-making, and tea drinking and sharing, involving 44 representative items of national intangible cultural heritage across the country Among them, 6 projects in Yunnan are listed, namely: black tea production technology (Dianhong tea production technology), Pu’er tea production technology (tribute tea production technology), Pu’er tea production technology (Dayi tea production technology), dark tea production technology ( Xiaguan Tuo tea making skills), De’ang sour tea making skills, tea custom (Bai three-course tea).

In order to further inherit and carry forward the tea culture, and do a good job in the follow-up protection of the “Traditional Chinese Tea-making Techniques and Related Customs” project, the Yunnan Provincial Department of Culture and Tourism has deployed the province to carry out a series of promotional activities for “Sharing the Fragrance of Tea in Yunnan”. Nearly 100 excellent photographic works exhibited at Cuihu Lake in Kunming this time, are based on the production techniques of Yunnan black tea, tribute tea, Dayi tea, Xiaguan Tuo tea, De’ang sour tea and Bai three-course tea. Focusing on the representative projects of national intangible cultural heritage, it shows the beautiful scenery of Yunnan as the “world’s tea source” from different perspectives, and shows the profound heritage and bright charm of Yunnan’s South African intangible cultural heritage.

The reporter saw at the scene that the photographic works on display not only include the green tea garden landscape of Jingmai Mountain in Yunnan, the grand scene of local people wearing festival costumes to worship the tea ancestors, the pictures of tea factory staff kneading tea leaves, but also the towering The centuries-old tea trees in the clouds, the thousand-year-old tea-horse road… silently show Yunnan’s long-standing tea culture and colorful folk customs.

Photo by Li Jiaxian, citizens watching the exhibition

Photo by Li Jiaxian, citizens watching the exhibition

“Cuihu Park is the most visited and most famous urban park in Kunming. We chose to hold a photography exhibition here to let the general public and tourists have an in-depth understanding of China’s extensive and profound tea culture.” Deputy Director of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Protection Center of Yunnan Province Xiao Yiqun introduced that after the opening of the photography exhibition that day, countless citizens and tourists stopped to watch. Many citizens also raised questions about tea-making techniques and tea culture, and the staff patiently answered them one by one on the spot.

It is reported that this photography exhibition will last until the eve of the Spring Festival, which will be exhibited in Cuihu Park from January 6th to 10th, and in Daguan Park from January 11th to 15th. (Finish)


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