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17.10.2017

In Cyprus, there will be a Russian gastronomic week

Dishes and drinks of Russian cuisine, as well as Russia's opportunities for receiving foreign tourists will be presented during the Russian gastronomic week, which will be held in Cyprus with 13 on 17 November, the organizers say.

"The concept of the Russian Gastronomic Weeks project was developed by the International Food and Gastronomical Center, an affiliate of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Culture, Rossotrudnichestvo, Rosturizm, leading Russian professional associations and associations. between the participating countries, popularization of Russia's tourism opportunities, presentation of dishes of national cuisine, regional food products and beverages overseas, attract attention to regional investment projects in the hospitality industry, "the report said.

The first Russian gastronomic week was held in Madrid in 2015 year, the second - in Madrid and Barcelona in 2016 year. Weeks received the highest reviews from Russian and Spanish participants. The third time the week will be held in the cities of Nicosia and Limassol in Cyprus. The main venue for the week is the five-star Four Seasons Hotel Limassol.

"In Cyprus, there will be exhibitions of gastronomic routes, tourism, food and beverage producers, during which exhibitors from the Vladimir region, Ulan-Ude, Yaroslavl and several other Russian regions will present their products and services to Cypriot specialists and the general public. Four Seasons Hotel Limassol will host thematic dinners performed by the chefs from Vladimir, Krasnodar, Moscow, Ulan-Ude and Yaroslavl.The program includes master classes by leading Russian experts in the wine-gastronomic field, in particular, the tasting of Russian vodkas and distillates, as well as the "Russia-Cyprus Culinary Summit," the report said.

The Russian gastronomic week 17 will end with a gala dinner of Russian cuisine in the restaurant of the Four Seasons Hotel Limassol, where a team of chefs headed by chef Andrey Matyukha, winner of the Russian qualifying round Bocuse d`Or in 2017, will showcase his author's culinary masterpieces.

12 October, at the Russian Center of Science and Culture in Nicosia, a press conference was held dedicated to preparations for the Russian Gastronomic Week in Cyprus. The briefing was attended by the Ambassador of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Cyprus Stanislav Osadchy, the chairman of the organizing committee of the project Leonid Gelibterman presented the current program and key events of the week to the guests.

A source: INTERFAX-TOURISM

Tags: Cyprus, Russia, Tourism, Food, Culture, Society

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