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Sindzo Abe and Olga Golodets opened Russian Seasons Festival in Tokyo

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Sindzo Abe and Olga Golodets opened Russian Seasons Festival in Tokyo


05.06.2017

Morio/wikimedia.orgThe head of Japanese Government Sindzo Abe and Russian Vice Premier Olga Golodets called for development of cultural exchange, RIA Novosti informs.

The honored guests visited Tokyo Cultural Center. They gave a short welcome speech confirming their intention to increase cultural exchange between countries before the ballet performance Gizelle.

Vice Premier Olga Golodets has claimed that Japan became the first country in the world to host Russian Seasons Festival, which proves the wish of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Russian Ministry of Culture to actively develop cultural ties with Japan. She has confessed that Russia attaches much value to collaboration with Japan.

Sindzo Abe has also promised to pay more attention to cultural exchange between Japan and Russia, having remarked that Russian culture has a lot in common with the Japanese worldview. The Head of Japanese Government has reminded that crossed Year of Japan in Russia and Year of Russia in Japan promises many mutual activities, which will definitely play a positive role for cultural exchange and strengthen relations between the two countries.

Apart from Gizelle ballet and the Bolshoi Theatre road tour, Japanese audience will get a unique opportunity to visit more than two hundred cultural events and exhibitions and get to know Russian arts much better.

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