Russian Teatime
Russian Teatime

Russian Teatime

DATE

25 Oct (Mon) - 25 Oct (Mon)

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TIME

Monday, 19:00 - 19:00, 20:00 - 20:00

PRICE

Free Help Esplanade uplift spirits through the arts It is especially in these uncertain times that the arts can comfort, provide perspective and lift spirits. If you can, please help us to do more to bring the joy of the arts to everyone at home. HERE'S HOW

LOCATION

Esplanade. Esplanade Concourse

#Music

The Russians take their teatime very seriously: when tea is served, the table must be covered with a table cloth, and snacks, sweets and cookies served with tea. They love tea so much that they invented the samovar, a special tank to boil water for tea. These samovars were manufactured in the city of Tula, a place also well known for weapon factories. Every household has a samovar ̶ and every year, 120,000 samovars are manufactured by factories there.

Alexander Souptel, Masako Suzuki White, Guennadi Mouzyka and Santiago Jiaxi Zhang present a programme of Russian traditional music, telling stories about tea culture in Russia and weaving these in their music.

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