5 Particular Occasions at World Tea Expo

Japanese tea ceremony on the World Tea Expo

World Tea Expo has new particular occasions in addition to conventional favorites that can enrich attendees’ convention expertise. Listed here are 5 particular occasions attendees will love.

Tea Grasp’s Cup

Tuesday June 11 & Wednesday June 12, Exhibit Corridor flooring, finish of
Aisle 200

The Tea Grasp’s Cup is the most important system of tea competitions within the
world overlaying tea preparation, pairing, mixology and tasting. All of it started in
Russia in 2013 amongst a small neighborhood of tea masters and now qualifying and
nationwide rounds happen in a number of international locations in Asia, Europe, the Center
East and North America. This yr, the nationwide spherical for the USA
will happen on the World Tea Expo earlier than winners transfer on to the
worldwide spherical. Tony Gebely, Government Director of the American Specialty
Tea Alliance, stated, “We’re thrilled to carry this occasion to World Tea Expo and
to the USA. “In case you are attending the World Tea Expo this yr, cease by the Tea
Grasp’s Cup stage on June 11 and 12th, the place it is possible for you to to witness a
pure expression of American tea tradition because the contestants compete with the
objective of representing the USA on the worldwide finals later this

World Tea Awards & Opening
Evening Reception

Tuesday June 11, 6:00 – eight:00pm, North Corridor – Room N109

Yearly, the World Tea Expo honors excellence in tea trade with
the World Tea Awards. The awards acknowledge individuals and firms that stand out
by way of innovation, high quality, and philanthropy. Winners are chosen by World
Tea Expo registrants, all of whom are welcome to attend the awards ceremony and
reception. The awards can encourage new tendencies within the tea trade.

Japanese Tea Ceremony, Sponsored by ITO EN

Wednesday June 12, 2:00 – three:30pm, Particular Occasions Stage

Witness a side of conventional Japanese tradition throughout this Japanese tea ceremony, a ritual a Buddhist monk originated through the ninth century. The ceremony, which is sponsored by ITO EN, will make the most of customary instruments used for getting ready matcha, together with a cha sen (tea whisk), cha wan (tea bowl), and cha shaku (ladle). “The Japanese Tea Ceremony really embodies the grace and spirit of Japan,” stated Rona Tison, Vice President of Company Relations and PR at ITO EN. “Its artfulness and aesthetic impression has had such a robust affect on the tradition of Japan as we speak—particularly, its 4 rules of Concord, Respect, Purity & Tranquility. We’re excited to have Rebecca Corbett, the writer of Cultivating Femininity-Girls & Tea Tradition in Edo & Meiji Japan and a Urasenke tea practitioner be a part of us in whisking a scrumptious and exquisite bowl of our matcha LOVE.”

The World’s Rarest Teas: An
Unique Tasting Occasion

Wednesday June 12, eight:00 – 9:30pm

This new occasion will provide a novel immersive and intimate tasting
expertise with uncommon premium teas sourced from around the globe that can
impress essentially the most discerning palates. Hosted by Kevin Gascoyne, co-owner of the
Camellia Sinensis tea homes in Quebec, Canada, and writer of the e book Tea: Historical past,
Terroirs, Varieties, attendees can have the benefit of being guided by a
educated and worldly instructor.

*Tickets for this occasion have offered out.

World Tea Music Competition – World
Tea Expo Afterparty

Thursday June 13, 7:00pm – 12:00am. Tealet Warehouse: 3230 Polaris Ave. unit 7 Las Vegas, Nevada 89102

The primary ever World Tea Music Competition and World Tea Expo Afterparty will present a enjoyable manner for expo attendees to decompress and community. The musical company can be King Ibu (World Music), Indigo Kidd (American Trendy Rock), Terbo Ted (Reside Digital), and Sojourner (Electro-World). Tasting menus created by distinguished Las Vegas-based cooks
Sheridan Su, Jainine Jaffer, Ricardo Guerrero and Gerardo Avalos, and limitless tea service can be accessible. 

*Tickets can be found for WTE attendees at registration for $30 and for non-WTE attendees at worldteaandmusic.com for $50 plus tax and charges.

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