Europe Day 2017 in Kutaisi

May 4, 2017

Georgian Parliament Speaker Irakli Kobakhidze, Ambassador Janos Herman, and Head of the Parliamentary Committee on European Integration, Tamar Khulordava, with the winners of the youth game My European Adventure. Photo: Daro Sulakauri/UNDP

Irakli Kobakhidze, Chairperson of the Parliament of Georgia, H.E. Janos Herman, Ambassador of the European Union to Georgia, and Members of the Georgian Parliament attended the #EuropeDay2017 celebration in Kutaisi on May 4, 2017.

The day kicked off with a public lecture at Akaki Tsereteli Kutaisi State University, where Ambassador Herman, Tamar Khulordava, Head of the Parliamentary Committee on European Integration, and Sergi Kapanadze, MP, talked to the students about the Association Agreement with the European Union and Georgia’s progress on the European path.

Ater that, the guests headed forin Kutaisi Youth Park where the Parliament Speaker and the  EU Ambassador revealed the winners of a youth game “My European Adventure”.

The three-hour game brought together 150 pupils (15 teams) of local schools to test their knowledge of the European Union. The team with the exact number of stars needed to compile the European Union flag was announced as the winner. The official award ceremony for the winner team will take place at the Parliament of Georgia in Tbilisi, on May 11, 2017.

The events in Kutaisi concluded with the gig of the local band Museumi.

#EuropeDay2017 in Kutaisi is part of the Europe Week organized by the Parliament of Georgia, in cooperation with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and with support from the European Union. The Parliamentary Europe Week includes a series of public lectures in eight universities across Georgia, youth activities and an official Europe Day reception hosted by the Parliament Speaker on May 11, 2017. 

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