Sri Lanka Tea Board Participates at “ CHASHKA” Festival in Moscow.
On 28th and 29th August 2021 Sri Lanka Tea Board participated at the “CHASHKA” (Cup) festival, which took place on the territory of the Museum of Moscow in the city centre.
The “CUP” festival is a large-scale summer festival for tea, coffee and chocolate lovers, an unforgettable and colorful event, which included presentations, educational programs, master classes, tasting sessions and competitions. This time more than 130 companies including Russian and foreign producers, importers of tea, coffee and cocoa were presented their products. The target audience of the event is mostly young end consumers.
The wooden Ceylon Tea stand attracted hundreds of visitors, which was featuring teas from seven unique regions in Sri Lanka and some of major tea grades popular in Russia. The Ceylon tea counter was represented by Mr. Tishan De Silva, Third secretary of the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Russia and 3 demonstrators wearing traditional Sri Lankan Osari.
On the second day of the Festival Sri Lanka Tea Board had an opportunity to participate in 1 hour tea tasting session, which took place in the Brewing Bar – separate space in the same pavilion. Thus, Ceylon tea was introduced on 2 terrains at a time.
According to the organizers, nearly 9,000 people attended the festival.