(Event Summary) Opening Ceremony of Quilt Exhibition, Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Osaka

On January 27th, 2016 Kansai Consular Corps members joined local government leaders and other distinguished guests for the opening ceremony of a traditional Russian Quilt Exhibition. The ceremony, which was held at the Russian Consulate, included a tour of the artwork, a concert, and a reception featuring Russian delicacies.

Guests appeared delighted by the opportunity to view exquisitely crafted quilts with various themes. Following a preview of the quilts, they enjoyed an afternoon of music. The performance included songs that are popular in Russia and Japan.

It was a celebration of friendship and culture.

Consul-General Ryabov welcomes guests

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Opening of the Exhibit by Russian Ambassador, who arrived from Tokyo to join the event

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Local officials greet the Consul-General

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Consul-General Kulanda (Mongolia) joins for a photograph


Ornate Russian Quiltwork

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