Georgia celebrates Independence Day on May 26
Various events dedicated to the country's independence were held in Kutaisi.
State Representative in Imereti Zviad Shalamberidze, together with government officials, decorated the monument of the national hero of Georgia, Merab Kostava, with a wreath.
"I congratulate Imereti and all of Georgia on the Independence Day of our country. The freedom and independence of Georgia is what Georgians know the best price for, for which our generations have fought and sacrificed themselves for centuries. We should all remember this very well and it is with this attitude that we should continue to rebuild our homeland and strive towards the common goal of our country's freedom, independence and success" - Zviad Shalamberidze.
Within the framework of the event, on Paliashvili Street to celebrate the Independence Day of Georgia, the special forces at the base of the III Infantry Brigade. An exhibition of equipment was organized.
Organized by the Government of Georgia, the Agency of Protected Areas of the Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture offered educational and entertainment activities to the guests in Central Boulevard.
In specially arranged diverse spaces, interested persons were informed about the protected areas of Georgia, including the Prometheus Cave, Sataflia, and Tetra Caves located in the Imereti region. Also, the spaces of unique protected areas were presented, where those interested had the opportunity to travel virtually.
The Deputy Minister of Environment Protection and Agriculture Yuri Nozadze attended the events dedicated to Georgia's independence.
The stand of "Georgia Post" was presented in the central boulevard. Also, musical and theatrical performances are held in the surrounding area during the day.
At 17:10, exactly at the time when the independence of Georgia was declared in 1918, the national anthem of Georgia will be performed.
The festive events will end with a concert by Temur Tatarashvili, Rusa Mkhiladze and the group "Ocho's Kokhi".