13/07/2018
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13 July

Local time (MSK)

11:00

News conference by organizers of Gastronomic Map of Russia street food festivals by the Federal Agency for Tourism in 2018 FIFA World Cup host cities to mark the project's final stop in St. Petersburg.

Participants:
— Nana GVICHIYA, Deputy Chair, St. Petersburg Committee for Tourism Development;
— Yekaterina SHAPOVALOVA, concept author and coordinator, Gastronomic Map of Russia federal project;
— Nadezhda PETROVA, Acting Director General, City Tourism and Information Bureau;
— Leonid GARBAR, President, St. Petersburg Federation of Restaurant and Hotel Owners.

11:30 

Entertainers wearing Peter I and Catherine II costumes.

13:00

A silhouette artist, who creates unusual portraits with just scissors and paper, will demonstrate his craft at the region's presentation center.

14:00

Videoconference by World Tourism Organization delegation connecting all World Cup host cities on preparations to welcome a large number of visitors and fans at large sports events.

Participants:
— Zurab POLOLIKASHVILI, Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO);
— Zhanna YAKOVLEVA, Chief of Cabinet at the UNWTO;
— Yevgeny PANKEVICH, Chair of the St. Petersburg Tourism Committee.

For the convenience of the media, and due to time constraints, we ask that you submit your questions in advance at media@footballcitymediacenter.rustating "Questions for World Tourism Organization delegation".

16:00

Tour of the Alexandrinsky Theatre Museum of Russian Drama.

Those planning to attend will gather at15:50 in the entrance hall of the Alexandrinsky Theatre at 6 Ostrovsky Street.

Please have your City Press Centre badge with you. By appointment only.

Contact: Yelizaveta Stanchenko, tel. +7 (921) 904 1215.

 

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