The Surprising History of India's Deep Chai Culture

Day & Time: 
Sunday, September 29, 2019 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Chai has become a pillar of India's culture. Contemporary generations of Indian people embrace tea as a part of their country's rich history, but the culture of tea drinking in India is a modern phenomenon. In this presentation, learn about the indigenous tea culture of India and the modern mass culture of tea that has manifested itself into a customized masala blend for each household and satiating chai stalls throughout the streets of the country.