A Taste of “Ceylon Tea” in Manila

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The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Manila showcased “Ceylon Teas” at the 51st International Bazaar on 26th November 2017, at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC).

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The Sri Lankan pavilion was traditionally opened by Hon. Alan Peter Cayetano, Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Philippines, Mayor of Taguig and Chairperson of the International Bazaar Foundation (IBF) Madam Lani Cayetano and Hon. Senator Cynthia Villar in the presence of the Members of the Diplomatic and Consular Corps, and the Board of Trustees of IBF.

A large number of guests who visited the Pavilion were served with freshly brewed  Ceylon cup  of Tea.

Sri Lanka stall was partnered by the Embassy of Sri Lanka together with George Steuarts and Basilur Tea, well-known Sri Lankan tea selling companies in the Philippines.

The International Bazaar is an annual charity event organized by the International Bazaar Foundation Inc., (IBF), the Department of Foreign Affairs, Spouses of Heads of Mission (SHOM) and the members of the Diplomatic and Consular Corps.

This year’s International Bazaar was truly a global shopping experience while providing services to local communities and help to change the lives of the marginalized sectors of the society by generating charitable proceeds. Thus, the theme “SHOP GLOBAL, HELP LOCAL”.

 

Embassy of Sri Lanka

Manila

27th November 2017

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