Every year on May 21, people worldwide celebrate International Tea Day. This year, International Tea Day 2024 falls on May 21, 2024, a Tuesday. This special occasion aims to raise awareness on how important the tea trade is for farmers and workers. In addition, it's a day celebrated by tea enthusiasts everywhere because tea is one of the most beloved drinks around the world. International Tea Day is not just about enjoying a hot cup of tea; it is also about recognising the cultural and economic significance of tea. The aim is to spread awareness about the various aspects, right from its history and how it's made to how much we enjoy drinking it and even its health benefits.

This day acts as a platform to emphasise the importance of tea in our daily lives and to encourage sustainable practices in the industry. International Tea Day encourages us to share the joy of tea with others and think about its global impact. International Tea Day: From Oolong Tea to White Tea, 7 Different Types of Tea To Try and Celebrate the Day.

International Tea Day 2024 Date and Theme

International Tea Day 2024 will be celebrated on May 21, Tuesday. A specific theme has not been assigned to International Tea Day celebrations, however, the day revolves around promoting tea and production.

International Tea Day History

The International Tea Day campaign started in 2005 in Asia and Africa to help tea workers and small producers get fair wages and prices. In New Delhi, an International Tea Conference discussed workers' rights, fair competition, and safety. The Tea Board of India then suggested making International Tea Day an official holiday in 2015. Many countries, including Canada, the US, and China, supported this idea. The days aims to raise awareness about challenges faced by tea producers, like living conditions and worker policies. It also talks about important issues like climate change and new technology in the tea industry. Every year, over 150 tea experts meet to discuss these problems and find solutions.

International Tea Day Significance

International Tea Day is significant because it raises awareness about tea,  from its history and production process to the satisfaction we get from drinking it and its health benefits. International Tea Day serves as a platform to highlight tea's significance in our lives and promote sustainability in the industry. International Tea Day Images & HD Wallpapers: Wish Happy Tea Day With Quotes, WhatsApp Messages and GIF Greetings.

This International Tea Day, let's raise our cups to celebrate the popular beverage that brings joy to millions around the world. Let's continue to appreciate its rich history, support sustainable practices, and share the joy with others.

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