Installed at the Gostiny Gvor site in Moscow, Russia, the Mexican Pavillion receives 6,000
tourists a day
The general director of the Tourism Promotion Council of Mexico (CPTM), Hector
Flores Santana reported that the House of Mexico installed in the framework of
the World Cup of Russia at the Gostiny Gvor site, a few meters from the Kremlin,
receives around six thousand international attendees a day.
In a statement, the social
highlighted the success of the open arena during the
soccer tournament among the foreign community as part of the project “Una
probadita de México,” (A Small Taste of Mexico) which seeks to emphasize the
country’s cultural richness through gastronomy, music, and cultural events.
“The experience that these potential tourists live highlights the values of Mexico: a
friendly country, with strong and diverse cultural roots,” he said.
4,500 attendees, national and international visitors have been able to taste
Mexican cuisine and enjoy concerts by renowned artists such as Molotov, OV7,
Matute and Banda El Recodo, among others.
They have also been able to appreciate the music of Mariachi and other traditional
expressions such as the Huichol art exhibition, by renowned artist Ermenegildo
Nazario, and this coming Friday they will have the opportunity to observe the
presentation of the “Day of the Dead” parade on Red Square.
Flores Santana assured that these actions not only contribute to positioning
Mexico as an attractive tourist destination at a global level, but also to promote it
as a safe bet for national and international investors, as well as allowing the
approach and consolidation of fraternal actions with the Russian counterpart.
He recalled that during the social
opening ceremony of the pavilion, the
ambassador of Mexico in Russia, Norma Pensado, explained that “initiatives like
this have a particularly special value in current times. It is very important that we
build bridges of knowledge between cultures”.