2022 – 30th Anniversary of the Diplomatic Relations between Japan and Georgia

2022/8/3
Japan and Georgia have established diplomatic relations on August 3, 1992. Since then, the two countries have developed their relations in various fields such as politics, economy, and culture. This year, 2022, marks the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations. In this commemorative year, we are going to hold a variety of events throughout the year to further deepen the relations between Japan and Georgia and to strengthen the people-to-people ties between our countries.
 
News

August

Exchange of Letters between Prime Ministers and Foreign Ministers on the Occasion of the 30th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations (August 3, 2022)

July
Piano Concert by NAKAMURA Tempei (July 22, 2022)
Lecture on Japanese Literature by Ms. Tatia Memarnishvili in Kvishkheti (July 15, 2022)
Opening Ceremony of Pirosmani Art Exhibition by HARADA Takehide in Kvishkheti (July 15, 2022)
Signing of the Agreement on Academic Cooperation and Student Exchange between Shikoku University and Free University of Tbilisi (July 1, 2022)

June
Presentation of book "Sasameyuki" ("Makioka Sisters") (June 30, 2022)
Opening Ceremony of Pirosmani Art Exhibition by HARADA Takehide in Zugdidi (June 2, 2022)
Lecture on Cultural Exchange between Japan and Georgia by Mr. KOJIMA Yasuhiro in Zugdidi (June 2, 2022)

May
Opening Ceremony of Photo Exhibition “Sakura in Japan 2022” in Sighnaghi (May 18, 2022)

April
Planting sakura trees (March-April, 2022)
Piano Concert by USUI Toshiki in Telavi (April 21, 2022)
Introduction of Japanese tea ceremony at “Cherry Blossom Day” of National Botanical Garden of Georgia (April 16, 2022)
Opening Ceremony of Pirosmani Art Exhibition by HARADA Takehide in Kutaisi (April 12, 2022)

February
Publication of the Georgian version of “The Makioka Sisters” (February 28, 2022)
Handover Ceremony of Japanese broadcast materials to the Georgian Public Broadcaster (February 21, 2022)

January
Opening Ceremony of Pirosmani Art Exhibition by HARADA Takehide (January 25, 2022)
New Year Greetings by Ambassador Imamura (January 3, 2022)
 
 
Event Calendar
Japanese Cuisine Exhibition "I Love Sushi" (August 12-September 14, 2022 )
Piano Concert by NAKAMURA Tempei (July 22, 2022)
Lecture on Japanese Literature (Kvishkheti) (July 15, 2022)
Pirosmani Art Exhibition by HARADA Takehide (Kvishkheti) (July 15 - August 15, 2022)
Lecture on Cultural Exchange between Japan and Georgia (Zugdidi) (June 2, 2022)
Pirosmani Art Exhibition by HARADA Takehide (Zugdidi) (June 2–July 2, 2022)
Photo Exhibition "Sakura in Japan 2022" (Sighnaghi) (May 18-June 30, 2022)
Pirosmani Art Exhibition by HARADA Takehide (Kutaisi) (April 12–May 9, 2022)
Piano Concert by USUI Toshiki (April 21, 2022)
Pirosmani Art Exhibition by HARADA Takehide(January 25–February 27, 2022)
 
 
Logo

    The logo for the 30th Anniversary of the Diplomatic Relations between Japan and Georgia consists of a pattern of the Japanese and Georgian national flags as well as a Japanese sake cup and a Georgian kantsi. It represents a toast between Japan and Georgia, and between the people of Japan and Georgia to celebrate the 30th anniversary. The tops of Mt. Fuji and Caucasus mountains are also superimposed on the image.
 The logo will be used as a symbol of the 30th Anniversary of the Diplomatic Relations between Japan and Georgia in various events and publicity materials in 2022.
  (Created by HARADA Takehide)
 
 
Contact Information
 To make the 30th Anniversary of the Diplomatic Relations between Japan and Georgia meaningful for the people of both countries, we welcome your comments and suggestions. For inquiries about this project, please contact us by email (culture@tb.mofa.go.jp). Let's make 2022 exciting together!
 
 
Links
Embassy of Japan in Georgia - Facebook
Embassy of Japan in Georgia - YouTube
Ambassador of Japan IMAMURA Akira - Twitter
Embassy of Georgia in Japan