On June 25, on the occasion of the Independence Day of Georgia, Embassy of Georgia to the Kingdom of the Netherlands organized a concert of a prominent Georgian singer Nino Katamadze and a reception at the Diligentia Theatre, The Hague.
The Independence Day celebration started with the National Anthems of Georgia and the Netherlands and continued with the opening speech by the Ambassador of Georgia to the Kingdom of The Netherlands H.E. George Sharvashidze. Ambassador talked about the friendly relations between Georgia and the Netherlands highlighting the importance of further deepening bilateral co-operation. Also his Excellency emphasized achievements and democratic reforms and European Integration progress of Georgia.
H.E. George Sharvashidze also spoke about the fight for Independence of Georgia and congratulated Georgian diaspora representatives with the Independence Day celebration.
Ambassador gave the floor to famous Georgia singer Nino Katamadze, who is one of the most acclaimed Georgian singer. An unforgettable concert was highly praised and drew a standing ovation. The event was attended by more than 500 guest, including the representatives from the Netherlands government and parliament, diplomatic missions accredited to The Hague, cultural, business sector, NGO and international organizations, media and Georgian Diaspora representatives.
Also during the event four lucky winners won air tickets to Georgia offered by Turkish Airlines. The concert was followed by the official festive reception with exceptional Georgian wines and traditional delicious Georgian food.
The concert was supported by the Ministry of Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia in the framework of the project “Georgia Europe”. Sponsors of the event are Honorary Consuls of Georgia, Mr. Cornelis Gijsbertus de Jager and Mr. Bernanrd Stuivinga; company „Andere Wijn”; founder of the Georgian Culture Center to the Netherlands and “Tika Tours Georgia”, Mrs. Tika Svanidze-Vencko; company “Turkish Airlines” and hotel „Stay Bridge Suite”. Also special thanks goes to Georgian Chef Cook Natalia Tchaduneli.