Annual Reception Event 2023

Georgian Association in the USA in partnership with American Friends of Georgia and America-Georgia Business Council hosted a reception and a program celebrating 105th anniversary of the First Democratic Republic of Georgia and the 91st anniversary of the Georgian Association in the USA on May 11, 2023 at the US Senate.

Ambassador William Taylor, along with the former presidents of the Association, addressed the attendees. In addition to the programmed keynote speakers, our honorable guests had the opportunity to hear from Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Senator Jean Shaheen (D-NH), who sent letters to express their support to the Georgian community and Georgia at this important time in history.

The Association awarded Marusya Chavchavadze and the Synetic Theater with the “People’s Ambassador” award for their contributions to deepening ties between Georgia and the United States.

At the end, guests had the pleasure of hearing about Georgian calligraphy, and explore the art around the room. To complete the multi-faceted experience, talented Georgian artist, Shota Saganelidze demonstrated his painting, music, and singing talents while guests tasted Georgian wine and food.