The Ministry of Economic Development and Crossroads Maldives, on October 30, signed an agreement for the sponsorship of Fannu Expo 2019.
As per the agreement, Crossroads will promote and advertise the Expo, provide a space for the display of promotional materials and establish a retail area to sell items produced by local SMEs. Additionally, 1000 fabric bags bearing the Fannu Expo logo will be made available from Crossroads.
Organized by the Ministry of Economic Development, Fannu Expo 2019 is a national arts and crafts exhibition scheduled to be held at Dharubaaruge Convention Centre from November 22 to 28. It will feature a total of 250 stalls which showcase items across 77 categories including handicraft, fisheries, transportation, construction, fashion and design, culinary arts and literature as well as information and communication technology.
Singha Estate, the Thailand-based company that developed Crossroads Maldives remains committed to working closely with local communities to preserve Maldivian culture.
Crossroads also houses Maldives Discovery Centre which is an interactive education-centre-cum-museum promoting Maldivian lifestyles and crafts.