Tbilisi will host the International Day of Yoga
On June 21, the International Day events will be held with the support of the City Hall in the Rikhe Park by conducting yoga master classes, workshops and exhibitions. Tbilisi will host the June 21 International Day of yoga. The news briefing was held today by the Deputy Mayor of Tbilisi, India's Ambassador to Georgia and Armenia, Head of UN Mission in Georgia and Yoga Center "Ananda" representatives.
Deputy Mayor Mr. Lekvinadze, City Hall will support the event, which aims to promote healthy lifestyle. "A lot of people in Georgia are interested in yoga and have been practicing. It is the main starting point for a healthy lifestyle, so we at the City Hall will support all related activities ", - said Lekvinadze.
"It is the first time we are celebrating the Yoga Day and it gives us the opportunity to disseminate the message of yoga in the world. Yoga, it is the most precious gift by the Indian culture and tradition to the mankind ", - said the Indian ambassador to Georgia and Armenia Dr. Suresh Babu.
"You know that one of the main mandates of the United Nations is the world peace particularly in the region. Yoga is mostly associated with peace, because peace is not only outside, first of all, peace must be inside of ours and Yoga is the that's one way ", - said the UN envoy to Georgia, Neil Scott. At UN General Assembly's decision as was recognized by all members of the United Nations, this day will be marked in 50 countries of the world", he said.
On June 21, the International Day organizers and supporters of yoga - the City Hall, the Indian Embassy in Georgia and Armenia, the United Nations and Yoga Center "Anand" will make all efforts to organize the event in large-scale so that anyone who wishes can participate.