Day of Russia in New York, 2007

Press Release

Globe PR Group announces the celebration of the Day of Russia in New York 2007 on June 1

New York, May 16, 2007 -- New York based event-making company Globe PR Group has announced today that on Friday, June 1, 2007 the celebration of the Day of Russia in New York 2007 will be held on board of a large cruise yacht “Cornucopia Majesty” sailing from Chelsea Pier 59 at 7 pm. This year the event also marks the 200th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Russia and the Unites States and would be held under the patronage of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Washington, Russian Consulate General in New York and New York Office of the Russian Trade Representation.

More than 700 guests are expected to attend the event including Russian and American officials, New York City and State Administration representatives, members of the Diplomatic corps of New York, Russian and American businessmen, leaders of the Russian-speaking community, famous scientists, writers, artists, sportsmen, and journalists of the leading newspapers and magazines.

Honorary Committees of this event includes: Russian Senator Mr. Mikhail V. Margelov; Senator Roy M. Goodman, President and CEO of the UNDC; H.E. Mr. Yuri V. Ushakov, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the USA; Mr. Louis F. Bantle, Chairman Emeritus of UST; H.E. Mr. Vitaly I. Churkin, Russian Ambassador to the UN; Hon. George E. Pataki, 57th Governor of the State of New York; Mr. Sergey V. Garmonin, Russian Consul General in New York; Mr. Andrey P. Dolgorukov, Trade Representative of Russia to the USA; Mr. Zurab K. Tsereteli, President of the Russian Academy of Arts; Mr. Andrey Z. Martirosov, CEO of UTair Aviation; Mr. Rick Shannon, President of AmeRussia Co., Oleg Maskaev, current WBC Heavyweight champion and many others.

2007 is a special year for Russian-American relations. 200 years ago, back in 1807, Andrei Budberg, Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs, and James Madison, US Secretary of State, exchanged messages thus achieving agreement to establish diplomatic relations between Russia and the USA. Since then Russian-American relations have gone through different periods and today we undoubtedly witness their new era.

«I am honored to present the Day of Russia in New York 2007 the main goal of which is to create special conditions for informal contacts between official, business and cultural circles of Russia and the USA», said Mr. Ioori Smirnov, President of Globe PR Group. «We have sincere hope that this event will make its positive impact on the strengthening and development of Russian-American relations in all areas and will create a good tradition for long years to come not only in New York, but also in other great cities of the United States», Mr. Smirnov added.

The yacht will travel along a major water route of the New York Harbor enabling the guests to enjoy a magnificent evening and night panorama of NYC and the suburbs. The guests will be offered a concert of Russian classical music and a gourmet dinner.

Tickets and tables for the Day of Russia in New York can be purchased online at

Officially accredited members of the American and Russian Press must complete the online media credential form at by no later than May 25, 2007.

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