Reception on the occasion of the national holiday – The day of National Unity

IMG_0588

On the occasion of the Day of National Unity on November 8 in the Embassy took place the reception. During the last few years this holiday became rather popular, attracted a great number of guests. In the reception took part numerous representatives of a Luxemburgish Russian-speaking community, political, business and scientific representatives, heads of diplomatic missions and journalists.

The event corresponded with international Conference “The Attitude and Contribution of the European Union and it’s Member States to the Development of the EU-Russia relations” which was organized by the “Russkiy Mir” Foundation and Institute of the European and international researchers of Luxembourg. Therefore, among invited people for the reception were also the participants of this Conference. In particular, the head of Committee of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, the chairman of the Board of “Russkiy Mir” Foundation — Vyacheslav Nikonov, the Russian and EU scientists, representatives of the European Commission and other bodies of EU allocated in Luxembourg.

The Russian Ambassador during his speech warmly welcomed all the guests.   He explained to everyone the history and the value of this holiday which is celebrated since 2005 in our Country.  He also told everyone about our embassy’s every-day life and its efforts on development of  bilateral relations between Russia and Luxembourg. In a context of international Conference he also emphasized the importance of finding of a common ground between Russia and the European Union, the mutual accounting of interests and transformation of the bilateral agenda to the positive course.

The reception turned out to be very fruitful and interesting. It lasted till late in the evening. It was a pleasure for every participant to feel easy atmosphere, try tasty Russian national dishes and drinks. It gave the opportunity for all presented at the reception to have a good time, communicate to each other in a friendly atmosphere and to exchange contacts.

IMG_0530 IMG_0531 IMG_0540 IMG_0543 IMG_0555 IMG_0559 IMG_0561 IMG_0566 IMG_0573 IMG_0581 IMG_0585 IMG_0586 IMG_0587 IMG_0588 IMG_0590 IMG_0591 IMG_0592 IMG_0600 IMG_0601 IMG_0602 IMG_0603 IMG_0604 IMG_0610 IMG_0611 IMG_0612 IMG_0613 IMG_0619 IMG_0620 IMG_0626 IMG_0633 IMG_0634 IMG_0635 IMG_0637 IMG_0638 IMG_0640 IMG_0642 IMG_0645 IMG_0646 IMG_0647 IMG_0648 IMG_0651 IMG_0654 IMG_0656 IMG_0659 IMG_0660