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First Cross-Cultural Tourist-Ethno-Gastronomic Expedition Opens under the Auspices ofASU

09.08.2022
First Cross-Cultural Tourist-Ethno-Gastronomic Expedition Opens under the Auspices ofASU

The implementation ofthe initiative became possible thanks tothe victory ofAnastasia Khadzhaeva, astudent ofthe Faculty ofPedagogical Education, Art, Service and Culture, inthe all-Russia competition ofyouth projects among institutions ofhigher professional education ofthe Federal Agency for Youth Affairs.

The project, organized by Astrakhan Tatishchev State University, is aimed at developing positive multicultural relations between the peoples of Russia through acquaintance with the peculiarities of ethnic cuisines and hospitality traditions in order to form a comprehensive idea of ​​Russian regions and fulfil the unifying potential of cross-cultural specificity.

Young people from different parts of the country, who won the open essay contest Delicious & Healthy Expedition, went on an exciting journey, which is taking place on August 8-14.

The guests of the event were greeted by ASU Rector Konstantin Markelov, Vice-Rector for Discipline and Youth Policy Farida Rekesheva, Dean of the Faculty of Pedagogical Education, Art, Service and Culture Galina Palatkina, and Head of the Agency for Youth Affairs of Astrakhan Region Viktor Nurtazin.

The expedition programme includes a number of culinary master classes, given by famous chefs of the region and aimed at cultivating love for one’s country through the prism of the traditions of ethnic alimentary culture.

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