20 June 201712:39

Day of Russia in Mumbai

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On June 9, 2017, Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Mumbai hosted a festive reception on the occasion of the celebration of the Day of Russia. The event was dedicated to the 70-th anniversary of the establishment of the diplomatic relations between India and Russia and 50-th anniversary of the establishment of the sister-city relations between Mumbai and St. Petersburg.

The function was traditionally held in one the best hotels of Mumbai, Trident Nariman Point, and attended by foreign diplomats, politicians, state officials, representatives of the Mumbai business circles and culture personalities.

Chief Secretary of the Government of Maharashtra Mr. Sumit Mullick, Principal Secretary – Protocol Mr. Shyam Lal Goyal and famous Bollywood actor Mr. Jackie Shroff were the chief guests of the event.

The performance of the musicians of the Symphony Orchestra of India became the exclusive part of the function. The artists played the works of the Russian classics and famous song “Hai Apna Dil Toh Awara”.

Besides, during the event Russian film production company “Chechenfilm” and Indian “Pen n Camera International” made a presentation of their joint project “Best friends”. The shooting of the film is already taking place in Mumbai.

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