Camellia oleifera

Camellia oleifera

Author: Gong Pukang

Source: Contemporary Guangxi net

Sancha Tea Culture Festival’s fried tea show. Correspondent Gong Pukang photo

The Dai girl in national costume is demonstrating tea. Correspondent Gong Pukang photo

The Dai girl adds snacks to the oil tea. Correspondent Gong Pukang photo

The Dai girl sang a tea song. Correspondent Gong Pukang photo

The Yi girl shows the traditional spinning skills of the Yi people. Correspondent Gong Pukang photo

The performance of the Dai musical instrument. Correspondent Gong Pukang photo

The scene of the Thousands of Oil Tea Banquet is spectacular. Correspondent Gong Pukang photo

On April 19, 2017, the Camellia Culture Festival was held in Gaolu Village, Yangxi Township, Sanjiang Dong Autonomous County. The local people liked to play oil tea, oil tea banquet, tea contest and folk performances. Yinggu rain and thrifty, show the style of oil tea in the town. It is understood that the oil-tea that originated in the Tang Dynasty is a dietary habit of the Yi people. It has a history of more than 1,000 years. In 2014, it was included in the non-legacy list of the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.