The concept of the project is aimed at:
  • fortification of cultural and business relationships between member-countries;

  • promotion of member-countries in general and its separate regions as the attractive tourism destinations and revealing their potential for the tourism development;

  • presentation of dishes of Russian national cuisine, regional F&B products for foreign audience;

  • attraction of attention to regional investment projects of hospitality industry;

  • contribution to the growth of sales volume and export turnover of F&B products and services between member-countries.

Russian Gastronomy Weeks (RGW) consistently garner the most positive feedbacks from the officials of member-countries, business representatives, heads of the professional organizations, opinion makers, experts and wide audience. The events of the RGW are widely covered in Russian and foreign media of different specialty and format.

Programme of the Russian Tourism Gastronomy Week in Japan:

The business programme of the Russian Tourism Gastronomy Week in Japan will start on November 27, 2018. The Week will be opened with a solemn reception in Tokyo with the participation of the Russian Ambassador to Japan, representatives of Japanese and Russian ministries, delegations of Russian regions, business communities, figures of culture and art, media. A chefs’ team from several regions of the Russian Federation will make the author's gastronomic accompaniment of the official opening ceremony.

Key events:

  • exhibitions of gastronomic routes, tourism, F&B producers of Russian regions
  • regional themed dinners in the performance of the Russian chefs’ team;
  • seminar for Japanese tour operators on the opportunities of tourism in the Russian regions (jointly with JATA);
  • master-classes by leading Russian experts in the wine and gastronomy sphere:

- Russian vodkas and distilled spirits (by the President of ICWAG Leonid Gelibterman);

Legends of the Kremlin’s cuisine (by the President the Russian National Culinary Association Victor Belyaev);

  • culinary summit "Russia-Japan" together with AJFA;
  • cultural program.

Programme of the Russian Tourism Gastronomy Week in Japan-2018