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Chinese Food & Wine Lecture: The 24 Solar Terms

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Chinese Food & Wine Lecture: The 24 Solar Terms
October 12, 2017 5:30 pm
October 12, 2017 6:30 pm
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Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Location: 3rd Floor Conference Room, International Center, UC Davis, 463 California Avenue, Davis (Corner of Russel Blvd. & California Ave.)

Listed as UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage, the 24 solar terms were created by farmers in ancient China to guide the agricultural affairs and farming activities. The 24 solar terms reflect the changes in climate, natural phenomena, agricultural production, and other aspects of human life. This lecture will focus on typical Chinese food and drinks related to the terms and how they help to cure diseases and maintain health.

Tasting: 1 type of baijiu, 1 type of rice wine and Chinese dishes

This event is sponsored by The Confucius Institute at UC Davis

For more information please contact: Confucius Institute at UC Davis: http://confucius.ucdavis.edu

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