In the period from the 07th to 09th of July 2017 the first international forum-festival «Gastronomic routes of the Great Silk Road. Journey for the taste, Astrakhan 2017» will be held in the ancient Russian city on the Volga.
The performance of such major event is initiated and supported by the government of the Astrakhan region, the Ministry of culture and tourism of the Astrakhan region, hotel Park Inn Astrakhan and International Center of Wine and Gastronomy. The festival will be held with the official support of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Silk Road Programme, a collaborative platform which includes 33 Members States from Asia, Africa and Europe.
International forum-festival in Astrakhan is preceded by a tour of the famous chefs from Russia and other countries, which will be held from July the 04th in Astrakhan restaurants. Business program of the forum on the 07th-09th July includes plenary meeting with reports of the Russian and foreign speakers, round tables, exhibition of the gastronomic tourism routes of Russian regions and countries-participants of the UNWTO Silk Road Programme, a network zone for business communication, gastronomic lunches and dinners. The event will be finished with a colourful festival — the «Fisherman’s Day».
During this period, Astrakhan will gather representatives of tourist communities of Russian regions and countries-participants of the UNWTO Silk Road Programme, restaurateurs, hoteliers, chefs, food and beverage producers, representatives of business-communities, science and culture, representatives of Universities, experts in the field of marketing and advertising, Russian and foreign mass media (Lenta.ru «Radio Mayak», «Komsomolskaya Pravda» and several others).
Forum-festival will become a comfortable platform for establishing direct communication between all the participants, who are interested in the development of the UNWTO program «Silk Road» and its gastronomic component.
Official website of the event: https://gastroforum.nethouse.ru