“Shop, Taste, and Celebrate”: Showcasing Ceylon Tea and Tourism at the IBF Mini-Bazaar & ASEAN Fest

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Manila participated with a “Sri Lanka Booth” at the International Bazaar Foundation (IBF)’s Mini-Bazaar & ASEAN Fest held on 12 June 2022 at the Music Hall, SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City.

The Embassy’s booth was formally launched with the lighting of the oil lamp with the participation of Hon. Teodoro Locsin Jr., Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Mme. Maria Lourdes Locsin, IBF officials, and other distinguished guests.

Designed to showcase Ceylon Tea and Sri Lanka’s unique tourism features, tourism promotional videos were played in the booth while complimentary tea and tourism brochures were distributed to visitors comprised of dignitaries, special guests, and the general public.

The Sri Lanka booth was recognized with an award as one of the “Most Creative Booths” which was formally awarded by Secretary Locsin and his spouse.

The bazaar is this year’s edition of the annual charity event organized by the IBF in cooperation with the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines and the Spouses of the Heads of Missions. Around twenty diplomatic missions have participated at the said event.

For this edition, the Embassy invited Equilibrium Intertrade Corporation, the exclusive Dilmah distributor in the Philippines, to join the Embassy in showcasing Ceylon tea.

Embassy of Sri Lanka
12 June 2022