High tea: Indian tea garden workers pluck tea leaves in the Dagapur tea garden on the outskirts of Siliguri
A SERIES of special events highlighting Indian tea will be held during the Olympic Games in London, the Indian High Commission announced on Monday (July 16).
A range of teas, including the Darjeeling or Nilgiri varieties, will be on offer for sampling and sale at Heathrow airport, Harrods and the South Bank, where there will be two days of activities from August 1.
The Flavours of India initiative will see experts and entrepreneurs talk about the trade in tea and its history.
There will also be presentations on spices and cultural displays and workshops at the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in Hammersmith and the Nehru Centre in Mayfair.
Bollywood choreographer Jay Kumar, who will host a dance class, is among the personalities involved. There will also be cookery classes as part of the Flavours of India event.
Visit http://hcilondon.in/ for details and times of events.
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