Agency Turstat presented the rating of the best gastronomic events in Russia in March this year.
The rating is based on the results of the analysis of the popularity of the March culinary festivals and holidays.
According to Turstat, gastronomic and event tourism in Russia will be the main drivers of the growth of domestic tourism this year.
Gastronomic festival “Masada” in Moscow, “Skatert-Samobranka” in St. Petersburg, “Festival of smelt” in Svetlogorsk the Kaliningrad region, “Ugra fish festival” in Khanty-Mansiysk, “the Crimea on a plate” in Sevastopol, “Vizit Dagestan” Dagestan, “Kolyma brotherhood” in Magadan, “the Silver smelt” in Sovetskaya Gavan in Khabarovsk region, “people’s fishing” in the Tomsk region and “the Day Gerasim Rookery” in Melikhovo near Moscow are the top ten most popular culinary events in March.
Gastronomic festival ” Yugra fish festival “will be held in Khanty-Mansiysk from 22 to 25 March in the Congress and exhibition center”Yugra-Expo”. The festival will present a wide range of finished and chilled, smoked, delicatessen fish, seafood and caviar, meat and sausage products, as well as much more.
Ugra fish festival is also included in the national calendar of events in 2018.