Sri Lanka High Commission promotes Tourism in Canberra
February 26, 2020
The Sri Lanka High Commission in Canberra successfully organized a tourism promotion event at the Annual National Multicultural Festival, Canberra on 22 February 2020. National Multicultural Festival is an annual event that celebrates cultural diversity of Australia with the participation of hundreds of community organizations, commercial establishments and diplomatic missions and attracts large crowds.
The Sri Lanka Pavilion showcased a range of Sri Lankan spices and Ceylon tea. The Pavilion was colorfully decorated with traditional masks, handicraft, and tourism promotional posters. Brochures, leaflets, CDs and other tourism materials depicting wildlife, cultural heritage, shopping, and culinary attractions were distributed among the visitors promoting Sri Lanka as an attractive tourist destination. Ceylon tea tasting facility arranged at the Pavilion became a major attraction.
Hundreds of visitors including Australians, members of the diplomatic corps and Australian Government officials visited the Sri Lanka Pavillion. Hon Alistair Coe, the leader of the Liberal Party and the Leader of the Opposition of Australian Capital Territory government visited the pavilion and appreciated Sri Lanka’s participation at the Festival and contribution to multiculturalism, harmony and co-existence among different communities in Australia.
This event was organized as part of the High Commission’s tourism and products promotional programmes for the year 2020.
High Commission of Sri Lanka
26 February 2020