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The 8th Chan Tea Culture Forum Held at Lingyin Temple in Hangzhou

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On March 23, 2019, the 8th Chan Tea Culture Forum and the 2019 annual meeting of the Chan Tea Research Center of China International Tea Culture Institute (CITCI) was ceremoniously held at Lingyin Temple in Hangzhou. Distinguished attendees included the Standing Vice-chairman of CITCI and Consultant of the Chan Tea Research Center Mr. Sun Zhonghuan, the Chairman of Hangzhou Tea Culture Institute Mr. He Guanxin, the Director of the Chan Tea Research Center Venerable Master Guangquan, the Standing Deputy-director of the Chan Tea Research Center Ms. Yang Jufang, and nearly 60 experts and scholars who specialize in the field of Chan tea culture from across the world.

At the opening ceremony, Venerable Master Guangquan, Mr. He Guanxin and Mr. Sun Zhonghuan all delivered a speech, and Ms. Yang Jufang reported for the work of the Chan Tea Research Center.

Venerable Master Guangquan mentioned in his speech,
“Chan tea culture is a unique existence in the history of the Chinese traditional culture as well as a huge contribution of China to the world civilization. As the world today is characterized by a rich material life, diversified cultures and global unification, it has become a new subject in a new age that what we should do to preserve and promote Chan tea culture, and to inherit the tradition of Chan tea.”



The opening ceremony of the 8th Chan Tea Culture Forum and the unveiling ceremony of the Chan Tea Research Center


Venerable Master Guangquan speaking at the ceremony


Mr. He Guanxin speaking at the ceremony


Mr. Sun Zhonghuan speaking at the ceremony


Ms. Yang Jufang reporting for work


Letters of appointment presented by Venerable Master Guangquan to Mr. Sun Zhonghuan and Mr. He Guanxin


Participants at the 8th Chan Tea Culture Forum


A group photo