A tea ceremony in the Yi tradition

Jul 09, 2018

Leah Li is Yi and a tea merchant in Pu’er, Yunnan Province. This is her family’s traditional tea ceremony, which is performed during cold nights and gatherings.

The Yi people are an ethnic group dispersed across southwest China, usually in steep mountainous regions among wild tea trees.

Written by: Clarissa Wei

Voiceover: Clarissa Wei

Featuring: Leah Li

Produced by: Clarissa Wei

Shot by: Lui Chen

Edited by: Mario Chui

Mastered by: Victor Peña

Pu'er teaYunnanTraditional Chinese tea ceremoniesChina's ethnic minorities