On Saturday, 19 May 2018, the Delegation of the European Union to Georgia, together with partners, organized the Europe Day celebration event in Zugdidi. The Skate Park was transformed into “Eurovillage” for a day, taking all visitors on a journey to the European Union with fun activities throughout the day. The guests could meet various EU-funded development programmes and find out more about how the EU is helping create more opportunities for Georgian citizens.
Lasha Gogia, Zugdidi Mayor and Mikolaj Bekasiak, EU Delegation to Georgia officially opened the Europe Day and visited the stands of the even participants.
ENPARD programme was presented at the event together with selected EU-funded beneficiaries. Visitors could taste delicious products of EU-supported agricultural cooperatives. Cooperative “Mukhuri Bees” presented honey products, cooperatives “Shuri do guri” and “Soplis imedi” brought hazelnuts for degustation, cooperative “Laiti” prepared delicious Megrelian dish “Elarji” with local high quality maize and cheese. In addition, ENPARD information corner was arranged so that the guests could learn about the programme results, ongoing projects and agriculture and rural development opportunities in Georgia.
The Europe Day celebration will continue throughout June 2018 in several cities of Georgia. After the events in Tbilisi and Zugdidi, celebration will continue in Kutaisi, Lagodekhi and Akhaltsikhe.