Georgia: The solemn events dedicated to the Independence Day of Georgia On May 26, are organized by the Government of Georgia throughout the country.
The Minister of Environment Protection and Agriculture, Otar Shamugia, inspected the spaces arranged on Rustaveli Avenue in Tbilisi by the National Wine Agency of the Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture and the Center for Environmental Information and Education in Tbilisi.
“First of all, I congratulate every citizen of Georgia on Independence Day. We have gone through many wars and social crises, but step by step, we are moving forward and moving towards Europe. This is our message for today as well. The choice of the vast majority of the population of our country in Europe and, I am sure, we will soon become a full member of the European family. “Unfortunately, 20% of our country is occupied, but I believe that together with our Abkhaz and Ossetian brothers, we can unite peacefully, with mutual understanding and build a strong united state”, – said the Minister of Environment and Agriculture, Otar Shamugia.
This year, the events dedicated to Independence Day will be united within the framework of the concept “Georgia’s Historical Choice – The Road to Europe”. On Rustaveli Avenue, Georgian Wine Space and Green Space will host citizens from 11:00 to 18:00.
Moreover, the stand of the National Wine Agency brings together small and medium-sized wine companies/wineries, wine bars, lounges and photo booths. Citizens have the opportunity to taste and buy different types of Georgian wine. Calligraphy and drawing masterclasses will be held for the little guests of the stand – the little ones will be able to paint clay pottery, as well as prepare memorable postcards and bookmarks.
The green space of the Center for Environmental Information and Education combines educational and entertaining corners, a children’s “green” workshop and a relaxing ecospace – “Green Cafe”. The space features a variety of plants and environmental-themed installations. During the day, visitors to the stand will be able to take part in a number of environmental activities.
Within the framework of the ceremonial events dedicated to the Independence Day of Georgia, stands of the Agencies of Rural Development and Protected Areas of the Ministry of Environment and Agriculture were organized in Gori and Telavi.
Throughout the day, visitors to the stands will have the opportunity to take part in various cognitive-entertaining activities, taste and purchase products produced by state program beneficiaries, and view photo exhibitions and Georgia-EU installations.
Within the framework of the events, costumed processions and performances will be organized, and concerts with the participation of Georgian performers will be held. At 17:10, at the time when Georgia declared its independence in 1918, the anthems of Georgia and the European Union will be performed.