In Japan, it is the Green tea that brings the tea art into the traditional “Chanoyu ceremony”. It means “Tea Ceremony” This ceremony last about 4 hours.
Many different aspects are with the Chanoyu ceremony with Japanese culture: bamboo carving; lacquer; ceramics; architecture; gardening; calligraphy; cloth design; metalwork and flower arranging. The tea ceremony is to teach you about yourself and to relate to others with the “general principles of “wa-kei-sei-jaku” or respect, harmony, tranquility and purity”. (“The Book of Tea” by “Okakura Kakuzo”)
Reference: “The Little Black Book of Tea” by Mike Heneberry