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Tea Ceremonies

People drink tea for many reasons. Perhaps they like the taste or maybe they are thirsty. For many people tea is a popular drink to have with friends. In many countries around the world, tea drinking is an important social occasion. Japan, China, Russia and Korea have special tea ceremonies and traditions.

Click on any of these countries to find out about their tea drinking customs:


Japan

 


China

 


Russia

 


North / South Korea

 

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Tea4health is dedicated to bringing you the facts about how tea, the world’s favourite drink, can help you maintain your health as part of a balanced diet and healthy, active lifestyle. If you need questions answering about tea and looking after your health, or if you want to know why drinking at least 4 cups of tea a day is a good way for you to help maintain your health, then look no further – this site provides a wealth of information that can help.

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