Presentation of results of the international project «Kalitka - the development of cross-border gast
On 26th of February 2021 the Presentation of results of the international project «Kalitka - the development of cross-border gastronomic tourism» took place in the café «Buloshnaya» for journalists and tour operators. The president of ICWAG Leonid Gelibterman moderated the event. Demyan Smilevets the Head of International Cooperation Department (Russian Federal Agency for Tourism) greeted participants of a presentation. The results of a 3-years-old work were presented by the manager of a project Anastasia Vasilyeva (Republic of Karelia, Petrozavodsk). The project was realized from 2018 to February 2021 as a part of a program of cross-border cooperation «Karelia» with financial support of European Union, Finland and Russia. The project unified Karelian cuisine from both the Republic of Karelia and Finland in one gastronomic route. During Moscow's event original dishes of Karelian cuisine like Kalitki (with potato, wheat, berry and cottage cheese flavors), willow-herb and Karelian Balzam. The presentation was highly rated by participants and got wide attention in social media.