The concert has been held at the Palazzo della Cancelleria to mark the 25th anniversary of restoration of Georgia’s independence

The Embassy of Georgia in the Republic of Italy held a concert and an official reception to mark the 25th anniversary of restoration of Georgia’s independence at Bramante’s unique Palazzo della Cancelleria. The event was held at the hall decorated by Renaissance artist Giorgio Vasari.
 
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Georgia to Italy Kakha Sikharulidze addressed the audience attending the ceremony.  
 
World famous Georgian mezzo-soprano Ketevan Kemoklidze performed musical compositions of the Georgian and Italian composers with Georgian pianist Eka Metreveli, including, the arias from operas by Otar Taktakishvili, Giuseppe Verdi, Dimitri Arakishvili, Gioachino Rossini, Revaz Lagidze and Francesco Cilea. The exhibition of Georgian icons was also held.
 
Members of the Italian Government and Parliament, diplomatic corps accredited to Italy, representatives of business, culture and science societies, Italian mass media and Georgian diaspora attended the ceremony.  
 
Following the concert, at the official reception the Georgian wine and traditional dishes tasting was held.