The Ambassador of Georgia arranged a welcome reception in honor of Independence Day
Among those who congratulated the Head of diplomatic mission for the main national holiday were the Minister of foreign affairs Pavel Klimkin, the President of Ukraine (1991-1994) Leonid Kravchuk, the Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Hungary, Indonesia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Mexico, Lebanon, Romania, Bulgaria, Iran, Qatar, Japan, Great Britain, Pakistan, Turkey, Republic of South Africa, Cuba, Moldova, Azerbaijan as well as representatives of Georgian expat community in Ukraine, businessmen, and mass-media.
On the 31-st of March, 1991, there was a referendum about the restoration of national independence of Georgia. In referendum nearly 90.5% of voters took part. In a month, basing on the results of nationwide referendum the Supreme Soviet of republic accepted the Act on restoration of national independence of Georgia. The latest announced as actual Independence Act of 1918 and Constitution of 1921. As well, the position of the President of Republic of Georgia was introduced.
On Independence Day which has been being considered as an official holiday in Georgia since 1991, the main events happen in two cities of Georgia simultaneously – in capital Tbilisi and in the second large town of the country Kutaisi. In the capital traditionally this day is marked with ceremonial parade and grand concert. In other cities of the country there are also many mass entertaining and cultural events.
So as to know how the celebration went in Kyiv, look in our gallery.