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71st Afternoon Tea

“My Hometown Tula, Russia〜A place linked to Tolstoy〜”

Date: 17 July 2021 (Sat), 12:30-2:00pm (doors open at 12:15) Location: Aoba Community and Cross-Cultural Center, Room 5 (about 1 min. from Tana station on the Denentoshi Line) Guest Speaker: Sanya (Real name: Mr. Kuznetcov Aleksandr) Capacity: 15 participants (please make sure to wear a mask) Application: starting 11 June 2021 (Fri) by telephone/e-mail (first come, first served) Fee: 500 yen Host: Yokohama Aoba International Lounge ※If coronavirus infections worsen around July, there is a possibility that the event may be postponed. We ask for your understanding.

Tula, located outside of Moscow, is famous for producing samovar (a Russian container used to boil water) and pryanik (a type of Russian gingerbread).

Just outside of Tula lies Yasnaya Polyana, the birthplace of literary master Tolstoy.

I will talk, in Japanese, about the many charms of Tula, Russia, and the surrounding areas.


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