the 2nd Jasmine-picking Culture Festival cum the 6th Chunlun Jasmine Picking Season

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Fuzhou Municipal Bureau of Culture and Tourism, along with related department of Fuzhou government, last week held the 2nd Jasmine-picking Culture Festival cum the 6th Chunlun Jasmine Picking Season at Chunlun Jasmine Garden in Chunguang Village of Yongtai County. On theme of "Seeing Fuzhou, Sniffing Jasmine", the festival covered Jasmine-related activites -- picking the flowers, display of making jasmine tea, Jasmine cultural performance, exhibition of Jasmine tea products and drinking the tea.
Fuzhou is origin of Jasmine tea in the world and Jasmine is the flower of the city. Two thousand years ago, Jasmine was transplanted in Fuzhou; since then intelligent Fuzhou people has been using it to make Jasmine tea. Chunlun Company is a flagship in making the tea. It grows 134 hectares of Jasmine in Yongtai. Therefore Chunlun boasts a rich supply of the flower to make the tea. The picking period of the Jasmine is from May to October.