June 18, 2018

Georgia National Day Concert and reception

Pianist Beka Gochiashvili  and Ambassador Konstantine Surguladze.

By Roy Lie A Tjam.

A double celebration: 26 years of reestablishment of independence and 25 years of bilateral diplomatic relations with the Netherlands

An Invitation by H.E. Mr. Konstantine Surguladze Ambassador of Georgia to attend a piano concert and reception on the occasion of Georgia’s National Day and the celebration of 25 years of cordial bilateral diplomatic relations between the Republic of Georgia and the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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Ambassador Konstantine Surguladze and his family.

The piano concert was by a renowned Georgian jazz pianist Beka Gochiashvili who currently resides in the USA.

Ambassador Surguladze, outfitted in an authentic Georgian attire the Chokha, stole the show. By putting on a chokha one is saying “I am a Georgian” Beka Gochiashvili played his well-known number Shumba, which he had dedicated to the victims of the enormous floods back in Tbilisi back in 2015.

Mr. Marko Korac, OPCW and H.E. Mikalai Barysevich Ambassador fo Belarus.

Enjoying the concert and braving the high temperature(27) was a large group of members of the Diplomatic community, Dutch entrepreneurs, Government representatives along with the Georgian diaspora. Ambassador Konstantine Surguladze in his welcome remarks, praised the long-standing good relationship with the Netherlands and commended the hardworking and proud Georgian people.

An exquisite Georgian buffet concluded an afternoon of Georgian hospitality at the Royal Theater in the Hague on 29 May 2017.

Mr. and spouse Ekatherina Dugladze.





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