Nauryz was celebrated for the first time in Batumi

Nauryz was celebrated for the first time in the capital of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara - Batumi. The spring holiday united not only Kazakhstanis living in Georgia, but also the multinational people of Adjara.

In his welcoming speech, Kazakhstan's Ambassador to Georgia Malik Murzalin noted that Nauryz embodies peace and kindness.

"This holiday is filled with joy and love, has a deep philosophical meaning and global cultural significance, it is a holiday of unity and harmony, as well as a truly nationwide celebration that promotes friendship and mutual respect," Malik Murzalin said.

During the event, residents and tourists of Georgia were presented Kazakh customs and traditions of "bata beru" and "shashu", demonstrating the beauty and richness of the Kazakh cultural heritage. The guests took part in competitions in such national sports as "asyk ata", "arkan Tartu" and others.

During the cultural program, the ethno-folklore group "Ak Shagyl" and the dance ensemble "Zhorga" from the Mangystau region presented their creativity. The virtuoso performance of Kazakh works on ancient national musical instruments and folk dances emphasizing our traditions caused a standing ovation from the audience.

Guests of the holiday, residents and tourists of Batumi enthusiastically got acquainted with the exhibits – national clothes and jewelry of the Mangistau Regional Museum of Local History named after A. Kekilbayev, which were exhibited in the Kazakh yurt.

There was also a festive dastarkhan with a rich selection of dishes of traditional Kazakh cuisine and the main spring treat – Nauryz kozhe. The culmination of the celebration of Nauryz was the traditional ceremony "tusaukeser".