On September 15, 2012, the Rotary Club of Almaty with a support of Georgian Embassy in Kazakhstan and personally with the support of the Ambassador Mr. David Mumladze, sponsor companies and Kazakhstan musicians have brought together those who love this country, it's traditions and the culture in the Intercontinental Hotel garden. This event was held under the flags of two countries and was themed by a grape-harvesting traditions of Georgia. The main goal of the charity event is to raise funds for the social project FRESH AIR ALMATY.
New charity platform of the ROTARY CLUB OF ALMATY – “GET TOGETHER” with conduction of thematic evenings, devoted to different countries is aimed at uniting thinking, intelligent, musical and professional people who are not indifferent to the key problem of the dear city. Passed events, devoted to France, Great Britain, and America were of great success and were remembered by everyone who visited them. Business representatives of different countries have got united in understanding of the importance of this new project and through music, culture, traditions of their countries they've tried to demonstrate their attitude to Kazakhstan, Almaty, the place they live and work.
The program of the Georgian evening was with the “flavour" of this historically rich country: wonderful Georgian cuisine, heartwarming music performed by popular musicians from Tbilisi, legendary Georgian wines, jokes and toasts. Guests of the party have participated in a traditional Georgian feast and charitable lottery, as well as have unforgettable experience – to tramp grapes in a special wood barrel as it is being done in Georgia while making a wine.
Every year the Rotary Club conducts important social projects for the city and its citizens. And very soon 28 new and bicycle-parking lots will appear in Almaly, as a first step if the FRESH AIR ALMATY project implementation.
Main sponsors of the Grape Harvesting evening devoted to Georgia are TBILVINO company, Georgian Gift company, AIR ASTANA, Tiflis restaurant, IDS Borjomi Georgia, Intercontinental hotel.