On April 5th, Jose Manuel Soria, the Spanish Minister of Industry and Energy, and Tourism gave “start” to the Russia-Spain Cross-Year of Tourism in the Royal theatre in Madrid. Leonid Gelibterman, the president of the International Center of Wine and Gastronomy took part in the Opening Ceremony of the Year. The Ceremony quests enjoyed not only the masterpieces of world choreographic heritage, but also the modern authors’ performances.
Different events, festivals and competitions will be included into the Cross-Year program. The “Russian gastronomic week” will be the Year’s highlight in autumn, 2016 in Madrid and Barcelona. The “International Center of Wine and Gastronomy” will become the promoter of the Week.
On April 6, Leonid Gelibterman participated in the Casa de Rusia Opening in Barcelona.