Tea ceremony

Tea ceremony

A tea ceremony is an Asian ritualised form of making tea. The term generally refers to the Japanese tea ceremony. One can also refer to the whole set of rituals, tools, gestures, etc. used in such ceremonies as tea culture.

Specific examples of the tea ceremony include:

* Chinese tea culture
** Gongfu tea ceremony
* Japanese tea ceremony
* Korean tea ceremony
* Taiwanese tea culture

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