Promotion of Sri Lankan tourism, cuisine and Ceylon tea in Brazil

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Brazil had a networking session with Brasilia based Printed and Electronic Media Journalists to promote Sri Lankan Tourism, Food and Ceylon Tea as part of the Trade and Tourism promotion initiatives of the Embassy, at its premises on 21 December 2022.

In his address to the journalists, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Brazil Sumith Dassanayake stated that currently Sri Lanka has reached the stability level of the pre-pandemic era and the country is ready to receive large number of tourists from across the world. 

He invited the gathering to promote Sri Lanka as a Trade and Tourist destination amongst other in the country. Responding to journalists at the Q & A session, Ambassador Sumith Dassanayake spoke of the possibility of arranging a familiarisation tour to a group of Brazilian journalists to visit Sri Lanka, in due course. 

The Minister Counsellor (Commercial) of the Embassy conducted a workshop on Ceylon Tea, highlighting the history, the process of bringing tea leaves to the cup and unique characteristics of Ceylon Teas. 

The event concluded with a Sri Lankan Dinner and tea tasting which allowed invitees to sample different varieties of Ceylon teas. The guests shared live updates of the event on their social media platforms, reaching out to their large number of subscribers and followers.