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The Hakodate Russian Festival celebrates the connection betweek Russia and Japan and was held since 1994.
Hakodate and Russia has a special connection, during the Meiji period Russia had a significant influenc on Hakodate with a Russian delegation being one of the first foreign consulates to be established after opening Japan in the early 1860s.
The festival is celebrated with the traditional Maslenitsa – a Russian orthodox celebration similar in significance to the start of Lent.
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