Recently, A Dream of Splendor, which is one of China's most popular dramas to date this year, ended on July 24th. It is also being distributed to countries such as South Korea, Malaysia, Cambodia and Japan. On Douban, one of the country's most-visited media review platforms, the series earned 8.1 points out of 10, while on MyDramaList, a website where Asian drama and movie fans rate and discuss productions, it scored 8.5 points out of 10.
With the rising popularity of A Dream of Splendor, the art of 'chabaixi', has become known to more people. It is one of the intangible cultural heritages in China. The history of the chabaixi can be traced to the Tang Dynasty. It grew more popular during the Song Dynasty. An artist pours tea powder or tea cake into boiling water and stirs, and then draws using the resulting white foam.