Ukraine and Georgia Joined at the Z Haty na Kanaty Festival
On August 30, 2014 there was an unusual event for the cultural world of Georgia – Z Haty na Kanaty sports family festival! International event, which this year took place on the waterfront of Batumi resort town, united hundreds of families in a common desire to spend the last Saturday of summer actively and originally.
Organizer of the Z Haty na Kanaty. Georgia was the Good Deeds ICF(Ukraine), with the support of the Helping hand NGO, Aurora NGO, Free Parliament NGO, Civil Society Development Centre NGO and the Peace of Corps agency.
Z Haty na Kanaty project is intended to diversify family leisure. Becoming international, festival aims to unite people of different nationalities, and helps to increase spiritual, intellectual and cultural potential of residents of different countries, – say organizers.
On the day of family and sports recreation for children and adults were waiting competitions on passing a rope track from the Hakuna-Matata park, cooking workshops on preparing traditional Georgian dishes from the chefs of the Retro restaurant and Kiziki khinkali house. Also was organized For Peace bike ride, entertainments from the best Ukrainian animators, arm wrestling competition, demonstration of traditional Georgian arts and more.
Also everyone had an opportunity to show their creativity on workshops on painting of shirts and souvenirs production. To the smallest guests organizers offered to make a bright body art, create beautiful bracelets with their own hands and paint figurines of fairy-tale characters.
The holiday weekend ended with charity auction (money of which will be transferred to a socially vulnerable family from Abkhazia) and awarding of the most active guests. Participants of the thematic quizzes expected a pleasant surprise from the Tkemali Tour travel agency – a trip for the whole family to the most beautiful and prominent places of Georgia!
The Good Deeds ICF would like to thank all the volunteers and partners of the
Z Haty na Kanaty. Georgia festival for their help and support, including:
“Hakuna-Matata” rope park;
IDS Borjomi Georgia;
NGO “Helping hand”;
NGO “Free Parliament”,
NGO “Civil Society Development Centre”;
Administration of the Old Boulevard;
“Peace of Corps” agency;
“Tkemali Tour” travel agency;
“Batumi Tourism Agency” travel agency;
Netgazeti.ge Internet resource,
Batumelebi.ge Internet resource,
«Mediamall» media holding;
Georgiatoday.ge. Internet resource;
“Batumi online” newspaper;
Newposts.ge Internet resource;
Minister’s Office on Civil Accord and Conflict Resolution of the Government of the A/R of Abkhazia;
Batumi department of transport;
Department of Sport of Adjara;
“Retro” restaurant chain;
“Kiziki” khinkali house;
“SPARTA FITNESS” Sport club;
“ART Studio Creativ” photostudio;
“ArtWay” art studio.