MEETING OF 23-24/9/06 – Pressano Social centre (TN)
Saturday 23 September 2006
The evolution of Tea culture in Oriental Asia with particular reference to instrumentation- Conference by Doctor Fabio Smolari
Tea in the ancient times (X century b.C. – VI century a.C.)
The discovery, the legend, the first uses, the commercial expansion.
Tea culture during Sui and Tang ages (VI-X century): consumation way and instruments
The golden age of tea culture in China, the tea canon of Lu Yu, consume ways and instruments, foreign contacts
Tea culture in Song age (X-XII Century): diffusion to bordering countries
The importance of tea culture in the China of the Song age, tea competitions, tea culture and cultivation diffusion in Korea and Japan, consumation ways and instruments.
Tea culture from Ming age to nowadays (XIV-XXI Century)
The leaf infusion proliferation, the porcelain and terracotta spread in China (Wan glasses, Gaibei and Chong cups, tea pots) the maintenance of the tea-whisking technique in Japan and Korea, tea ceremony birth.
Ceramics: Conference by Master Giuseppe Lampariello
1)general introduction on ceramics
2)oriental and occidental ceramics compared
3) RAKU technique, its original purpose was to create cups for tea ceremony
Sunday 24 September
Guided tour to Val d’Ultimo thousand-year larches. Lesson about this species held by our expert member Georg Frener and lesson about the bonsai of larch held by expert member Othmar Auer
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