Astro’s International Indian Trade Expo Attracts Local and International Traders

  • 05 Oct 2019
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The 5th edition of the International Indian Trade Expo and Deepavali Kondattam 2019 was launched at GM Klang Wholesale City by Murugiah Vellay, Senior Assistant Vice President, Indian Language Business, Astro, Norsuhaida Othman - Advertising & Promotion Manager of GM Klang and Vedhika, popular Indian actress, predominantly known for her roles in Malayalam, Tamil, Telegu and Kannada films.

Held from 3 - 6 October 2019, 12pm to 11pm, the 4-day carnival is open to public for free and boasts more than 100 booths by local and international vendors.

Senior Assistant Vice President, Indian Language Business of Astro, Murugiah Vellay, said, “Due to the overwhelming response we received from previous years, we decided to offer more opportunities for local and international Indian traders to expand their products and services.
We received an audience of 250,000 during last-years expo and this year, we are expecting an even greater crowd”, he added. 

Visitors can feast their eyes on a wide variety of items to shop for, including a colourful array of traditional costumes, jewellery, sweet delicacies and traditional food, attractive merchandise, travel and leisure commodities, telecommunication deals and many more.

Activities lined up over these four days include a ‘Kids Dance’ competition, ‘Guess The Song’ competition, ‘Kolam Drawing’ competition, Astro Vaanavil’s Award Show, a karaoke session and a mini concert by local artists and RAAGA announcers.

Besides that, Astro customers can enjoy the launch of upcoming new reality programmes including Azhaghin Azhaghi, Nakkiren, Pakkal Local, Savalukku Ready Ah, Kalvanai Kandupidi on Astro Vinmeen HD as well as a range of Deepavali specials including Deepavali Anal Parakkuthu, Yazhi, Adavadi Deepavali, Yaar Ungga Kollywood King, Rasikka Rusikka Deepavali Special, and many more. 

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