20 January / 2018

International Evening in Kolkata

The International Evening was organized on January 20, 2018 at the Calcutta Club, one of the oldest and most prestigious clubs in West Bengal. The Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata arranged a national cuisine stall on the grounds of the event, which also included music and dance programme.

Guests were offered delicacies of Russian cuisine cooked by the staff of the Russian Consulate General and their family members: pancakes with red caviar and salmon, pelmenis (veg and non-veg meat dumplings), salami and lard sandwiches, pickled gherkins, home baked pastries, etc. The stall was designed as a traditional Russian hut and decorated with samovars and matryoshka dolls.

Traditional food of Germany, China, France, Japan, Philippines and a number of Indian states including West Bengal was also presented at the Evening. .

During the course of the Evening a classical ballet troupe performed abstracts from P.I.Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake”, a live band was playing popular music, and artists presented South-East Asian folk dances.