An official reception for Ambassadors Extraordinary and Ambassadors Plenipotentiary from the International Bureau of Exhibitions member countries held in Russia in celebration of Russian EXPO-2025 World Universal Exhibition hosting application.
EXPO 2025 Application Committee
Four Seasons Hotel Moscow
April 25, 2018
160 people — ambassadors of Bureau International des Expositions, representatives of the Russian Government and the Application Committee
The reception was intended to introduce the participants to the Russian culture, which also determined the choice of the venue – the Four Seasons Hotel, just around the corner from the Kremlin and Red Square. A special menu with national cuisine was developed especially for the event, and traditional Russian singers were selected. At the same time, the event demonstrated the development level of the country – the Smart City concept, which was supposed to be created in Yekaterinburg using advanced technology at the venue of EXPO 2025, was presented to the guests using specially designed equipment.
The reception at the Four Seasons Hotel became one of the biggest events with the diplomatic corps held in Russia since 2018.