The Sri Lanka High Commission in Canberra participated in the “National Multicultural Festival 2024” in Canberra organised by the ACT government, for the second consecutive year following the pandemic. 

The Multicultural Festival which is Canberra’s largest annual event in the heart of the city brings over 300,000 visitors to experience different cultures, cuisines & entertainments for 3 days. 

The Sri Lanka High Commission hosted an ‘Iced Tea promotion and tasting’ at the Multicultural Festival on 17 February 2024 in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Tea Board and the ‘Dilmah Tea’. The Sri Lankan Tea stand showcased Ceylon Tea’s exceptional quality, rich aroma, sustainable agriculture and health benefits. The range of Ceylon black tea grown in diverse Sri Lankan climates, green tea and the Iced tea which is a new product to Australia exhibited at the event to create awareness.

The Sri Lankan ‘Iced Tea Tasting’ was the one of the highlights of the event and attracted many visitors as its rich flavours match with the hot summer weather in Australia.

The three-day festival which was visited by thousands of Australians from many regions in the country as well as other visitors to celebrate culture, diversity, and international connection of Australia.