The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington DC participated in the 7th Annual “Winternational” Embassy Showcase held on 6 December 2018 at the International Trade Center in Washington DC.
Annual “Winternational” Embassy Showcase provides a platform to promote cultural and culinary traditions, handicrafts, visual art as well as travel and tourism exhibits from different countries for the community in Washington DC. This year’s event featured more than 50 Embassies and was attended by large number of visitors. This is the 6th consecutive year in which the Sri Lanka Embassy participated in annual “Winternational” Embassy Showcase.
The Embassy booth, which was decorated with posters, colorful sceneries etc, projected Sri Lanka as an attractive tourism destination and showcased a range of products including Ceylon Tea, spices, handicrafts, apparel, fashion, costumes, gift items, gems and jewellery and traditional artifacts.
The visitors to the Embassy booth enjoyed Sri Lankan traditional food, delicacies and pure Ceylon tea. They were also presented with giveaway gift bags with tea and tourism promotional material received from Sri Lanka Tea Board and Sri Lanka Tourism. Over 1000 people visited the Embassy booth.
Sri Lanka’s participation at this event was coordinated by the Trade section of the Embassy in Washington DC.
Courtesy of http://slembassyusa.org