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Long spout kettle ceremony (between the art of tea and acrobatics)

Long spout kettle ceremony

Long spout kettle ceremony is at the confluence of Chinese acrobatics and the art of tea. The video below, from the 2013 Spring Festival gala, shows a fine example.

Long spout kettle ceremony’s origins

This type of tea ceremony probably has its roots in the crowded teahouses, situated on the banks of Sichuan’s main rivers.

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