One more visit at International Scout Centre Rustavi

From 9th of March till 16th, International Scout Centre Rustavi hosted a group of thirty people from Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia, Spain, Romania and Turkey. The main theme of the project was “Minority Languages in Major Europe”. Our Centre cast arranged an introductory gathering with the group leaders and familiarized them with conditions and service suggestions.
Visitors started to work on the “Minority Languages in Major Europe” project the very next day. The representatives from six countries, discussed an issue of endanger languages and talked about today’s reality, as well as ways of saving minority languages. The project participants were divided into mixed and national groups and gave presentations about the topic. After debates and discussions, the partakers settled the issue. Each group clinched to send a petition after going back to their countries to a corresponding department, opposing endanger minority languages.
The evening sessions included international cultural understanding. Our guests organized the national evenings and shared their unique traditions; they sang native songs and cooked national food. Centre kitchen staff prepared national dishes for the visitors; many of our guests were certainly excited about legendary Khachapuri.
During the stay in Rustavi, the group did Harlem Shake in the centre of the city, on the main square. They also visited Tbilisi National Museum. Our guests were overwhelmed by museum’s erudite guide who scrutinized every exponent and expounded its history. In Tbilisi they divided into small groups, visited the Parliament building, Sameba (Holy Trinity) Cathedral and other cultural monuments. As a short tour, visitors went for sightseeing in ancient city-Mtskheta, where they observed Jvari (Holy Cross) Monastery and one of the most significant monuments of Georgia- Svetitskhoveli. At the end of the day, they visited Georgian Traditional Restaurant on Narikala, got better acquainted with Georgian cuisine and returned to Scout Centre with new impressions.

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