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22 May 2019 | 07:01 AM UTC

Georgia: Independence Day celebrations May 26

Georgia News Alert

Independence Day celebrations will take place nationwide on May 26; transportation and commercial disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/21/2019, 12:00 AM until 5/26/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Tbilisi). COUNTRY/REGION Georgia


Georgia will hold Independence Day celebrations across the country on Sunday, May 26. The main events to commemorate the adoption of the Act of Independence of 1918 are expected to take place in Tbilisi, notably at Liberty square. Authorities will reportedly block off roads in the city center ahead of celebrations, including on Shota Rustaveli Avenue. Additional commemorations are to be anticipated in other urban areas.

A heightened security presence, as well as transportation and commercial disruptions, are anticipated nationwide during the celebrations. 


Individuals in Georgia, particularly in Tbilisi, are advised to expect crowded conditions, longer travel times, and increased security measures during the celebrations.


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