On December 19, Leonid Gelibterman, at the invitation of the General Consulate of Greece in Moscow and the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) representative office in Russia and CIS countries, attended a gala evening dedicated to the end of the Cross-year of tourism «Russia-Greece» 2017-2018.
The solemn event was held in the Moscow restaurant of Greek cuisine Molon Lave and was marked by the handing of personal gratitudes to the Russian participants of the events of the Year, who made a significant contribution to the strengthening of bilateral cultural and business ties between the countries.
Leonid Gelibterman, as an organizer of the Russian Gastronomy Week in Greece (October 22-28, 2018), was awarded an honorary diploma from the acting Minister of Tourism of the Hellenic Republic Mrs. Elena Kountoura for his invaluable contribution to cooperation in frames of the Cross-year of Tourism «Russia-Greece». The President of the ICWAG received the diploma from Mr. Polykarpos Efstathiou, Director of the GNTO in Russia and CIS countries.
In his response speech, Leonid Gelibterman shared with the participants of the celebration the key results of the Russian Gastronomy Week held in Athens and Kerkyra (Corfu) in the past year, as well as the plans of the International Center of Wine and Gastronomy to continue close partnership with the Greek National Tourism Organization for the realization of international Russian-Greek events in the future. The President of the ICWAG expressed his hope for expanding a cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism of the Hellenic Republic and other Greek partners in the joint development of gastronomy tourism of Russia and Greece.
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