The launching ceremony of the "Drinking Tea Day" event cum the opening ceremony of 2017 Beijing Spring Tea Festival was held in Maliandao Tea Street, Guang’anmenwai Sub-district, Xicheng District on April 21, hosted by China Tea Science Society, Beijing Tea Association, Beijing Consumer Association and Beijing Er Shang Group, and undertaken by Beijing Er Shang Jinghua Tea Industry Co., Ltd.
With the theme of "Taste Tea, the National Drink", this year’s spring tea festival attracts Zhangyiyuan Tea, Wuyutai Tea, Jinghua Tea, Laoshe Teahouse and many other tea brands. A list of good quality and reasonable price tea products officially recommended by the tea festival was announced at the opening ceremony, and representatives of outstanding tea enterprises read a proposal to run a business with integrity and sell good quality products, and then they were presented with the plaque of recommended tea products.
Activities in various forms were held at the launching ceremony of the "Drinking Tea Day". Chinese folk music performance, tea song sing, a visit to tea museum and other tea-related cultural activities attracted not only tea enterprises in the Maliandao Tea Street, but also a lot of tea lovers, community residents and consumers to participate in. With the "Drinking Tea Day" event, a series of activities of Beijing Spring Tea Festival started, offering a platform for consumers in Beijing to drink quality and healthy tea.
The president of Beijing Tea Association Bai Wenxiang said that they hope tea enterprises will actively take part in the event and build a platform for consumers to drink quality and healthy tea, attract more people to taste tea in a healthy way, and hold colorful tea activities, so that the tea will really become the drink of the country.