Welcome to 2018 International Tea Festival

The ITF will include Opening Ceremony, Tea Cultural Shows and infusion experiencing area, Professional Lectures (China, India, Japan and more), Chinese tea ceremony, Japanese Tea Ceremony and Exhibitions.

Date:Nov 24, 2018 13:30-17:30; Nov 25, 2018 10:30-16:30

Location: Markham Civic Center    101 Town Center Blvd, Markham, ON L3R 9W3

Free Entrance

Door Prize, Lucky Draws, Free Tasting, Free Samples and More to discover!


Download Registration Form (pdf)

Organizer: Canada Tea Institute
Co-organizer:  Canada-China Economic Trade & Cultural Exchange Association
Support: The City of Markham Consulate General of Sri Lanka
Sponsor: RIFO Holding Group Inc


Nov. 24th
13:30                Opening ceremony
14:40                Forum: The Code of Tea (by Lilian Xia)
15:20                Demonstration of Japanese Mocha Teaism (Canada Room) by Secret Teatime
16:20                lucky draw 2 Estimated closing of the first day show

Nov 25th
10:30                Opening to public
11:00                Forum:TEA: How did we get here? (by Ann Ulahannan)
11:30                Chinese Tea Dance
11:35                Tea art Demo (2 themes)
12:00                Chinese Traditional Dance
12:05                Luck draw 3
12:10-12:40     Forum: Zisha and teapot (by Qing Tao)
12:40-13:15     Lunch Break
13:15                Lucky draw 4 The Code of Tea (by Lilian Xia)
13:20                Forum: The Code of Tea (by Lilian Xia)
13:50                Tea art Demo (2 themes)
14:15                Demonstration of Japanese Mocha Teaism (Canada Room) by Secret Teatime
15:15-20          Luck draw 5
15:25                Awards Ceremony: Speakers/Tea masters /volunteers
15:40                last luck draw: final prize Estimated closing

Floor Plan:

Markham Civic Hall Fl Plan

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Schedule a Tea Trip to Mont Bohea

Visit the famous Rock Tea origin, the beautiful Mont Bohea with tea enthusians in 2019 summer. 4 days journey include meeting with the City of Nanping, visit Mont Bohea, watch unique show “impression of Da Hongpao”, visit rock tea garden, visit leading rock tea manufacture and class by professor of rock tea and more.

Download Itinerary (pdf)