Friday, May 8 2015 Reception Hosted by the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Osaka

On Friday, May 8th 2015 Kansai-area organizations, community representatives, and members of the Kansai diplomatic corps attended a reception hosted by the Consul General of the Russian Federation in Osaka and Mrs. Latypov.

The purpose of the reception was to commemorate the people who lost their lives in the Second World War, known in Russia as the Great Patriotic War. Celebrations are held across Russia on this day.

Guests were treated to cultural specialties included Russian regional dishes, a dance performance, and a folk music performance.