WELCOME FOODBALL CUP is a festival-journey around the cities-organizers of the World Cup 2018 under the federal brand name "Gastronomic Map of Russia"
Since June 14 till July 15, 2018 WELCOME FOODBALL CUP festival travels around the regions of the country to the westernmost point of Russia – Kaliningrad. This format will allow every fan, including foreigners, guaranteed to take back home a lasting impression of 11 multi-cuisine regions of contemporary Russia!
The concept of "Gastronomic Map of Russia" series of festivals project by Rosturism provides for the presentation and implementation of regional food products and landmark regional dishes of the regions that host World Cup 2018 and other regions of Russia, including those belonging to the federal, recognized gastronomic brands and being part of the national cultural-gastronomic heritage of our country.
Park of 11 food trucks of Russian regional cuisine is represented by the team of today's chefs, restaurateurs and Russian food producers from 11 regions of Russia, 11 host cities of the World Cup.
11 food trucks – 11 mobile restaurants of regional cuisine: Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Saransk, Samara, Nizhny Novgorod, Ekaterinburg, Kaliningrad, Kazan, Volgograd, Sochi, Rostov-on-Don – each one has its own character, individuality and regional identity.
Calendar of "Gastronomic map of Russia" festivals
- 15 June – Sochi
- 17 June – Rostov-on-Don
- 21 June – Nizhny Novgorod
- 28 June – Kaliningrad
- 6 July – Kazan
- 8 July – Saransk
- 10 July – Samara
- 14 July – Saint Petersburg
- Address: Saint Petersburg, Central district, Ploshchad Ostrovskogo