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Shinzo Abe: Russian Seasons will help us to better understand Russian culture

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Shinzo Abe: Russian Seasons will help us to better understand Russian culture


Russian culture festival, the key event of Russian Seasons, will give an encouraging momentum for the Russian-Japan cross year, says Japan's Prime Minister in his message to guests and participants of the festival, TASS reports.

Russian culture can easily find the way to the hearts of Japanese as well as people in other countries, according to Shinzo Abe. Full arts spectrum comprising music, dance, ballet, cinema helps to see the big picture of the amazing Russian culture scene, Prime Minister has added.

Abe has also noted that by the Vladimir Putin's initiative Russian Seasons to be conducted in all countries, and the first country chosen for this festival is Japan.

Let us remind, that two days ago Vladimir Putin has signed the order of announcing 2018 the Russian-Japanese Cultural exchange year. This decision was taken during the talks of Vladimir Putin with Shinzo Abe. Both leaders have marked that cultural exchange between Russia and Japan have flourished over last years.

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