Yesterday, I went to a tea festival in Daegu. There were many booths, and inside each of them Korean ladies dressed in their traditional dress called hanbok served tea. I tasted malcha for the first time. It is a kind of tea made of green tea powder. The lady in the picture made it by using a special tool and then offered it to the visitors.
In other booths they served other kinds of tea, including a very fragrant tea with lotus flowers.
Beside the special flavor of many teas, I appreciated the refinement and elegance of the ladies to make and serve tea in the booths.
Making and serving tea is an art, so as cooking, painting, writing, playing a musical instrument and even living is an art. Don’t you think that human relations would be smoother and more beautiful if we applied a bit of art to our behavior?
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