First-ever Tea expo begins in city

A three-day exposition titled ‘Tea Expo-2017’ will begin at the International Convention City, Bashundhara (ICCB) on Thursday.The expo will have 30 pavilions and 16 stalls, the organizers said mentioning that the visitors will have an opportunity to experience the heritage of Bangladeshi tea in the first-ever expo.
Bangladeshi Tea Board will arrange the expo with support of City Group, Dancan Brothers Bangladesh Limited, Finley Tea, HRC, Ispahani and Seylon Tea.
G-TV, The Daily Star, Radio Foorti and Dhaka Tribune will be promotional partners of the three-day expo.
Finance Minister AMA Muhith is expected to inaugurate the exposition while Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed along with State Minister for Finance and Planning MA Mannan will remain present as special guests.
The expo will continue until 10pm beginning at 10 am.
The tea expo will be inaugurated with an overwhelming theme song sung by Bappa Mazumdar, Fahmida Nabi, Parvez, Kona, Salma, Elita Karim, D Rockstar Shuvo and nine other Bangladeshi popular artistes.
The song has been composed by Partha Barua. The music video has already been viral on Facebook and YouTube.
A video commercial has been made on the exhibition where heartthrob actress Nabila from the popular movie Aynabaji and actor Opurbo have taken part as central characters.