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The State Flag Day will be Celebrated in the Palace of the President of Georgia

The Flag Day is celebrating in Georgia and it will start from the regions of Georgia.
 
At 8:00 o’clock on the Enguri bridge and in Batumi, at 10:00 o’clock in Akhaltsikhe, at 10:30 o’clock in kazbegi, at 11:00 o’clock in Akhmeta and in Lagodekhi, at 12:00 o’clock in Shindisi and in Bolnisi, at 1:00 o’clock in Marneuli students will lift up state flags by the administrative buildings of the region and then they will gather at the Presidential Palace. The students from the regions will arrive to Tbilisi at 3 o’clock and will meet to the President of Georgia H.E. Giorgi Margvelashvili at ceremonial reception in the palace of the President of Georgia. The president of Georgia will deliver a speech and will talk about the importance of state symbols.
 
In accordance of Georgian law the original state flag was made especially for this day. The honor guard will lift up the flag on top of the Palace of the President of Georgia after which it will be saved in Presidential Palace at special assigned place.
 
Due to the State Flag Day the Palace of the President of Georgia will host the ceremonial evening and there will be set up the flags above the palace.
 
There will be exhibited the medieval (XIV-XVI centuries) portolan charts (see maps) represented by the State Council of Heraldry of the Parliament of Georgia at ceremonial reception on which Georgia is shown by the historical flag with the five crosses. 
 
Within the represented maps are:
 
The portolan chart of brothers from Venice Fredericko and Domenigo Pitsigans, the Library of Parma; the flag above the city of Tbilisi, 1367 year
 
The portolan charts of Anjelino Dulcher from Catalonia, the Library of Parma; the flag above the city of Tbilisi and Tskhumi (Sebastopolis), 1339 year 
 
The portolan chart of Pietro Vesconte from Genoa, the British Royal Library; flags above the city of Sokhumi and the city of Poti, 1325 year 
 
The portolan chart of Anjelino Dulcher from Catalonia, the British Royal Library; the flag above the city of Sokhumi, 1329-1350 years 
 
The portolan chart of Gabriel Valseka from Catalonia, the National Library of Paris, the flag above the city of Sokhumi (Sebastopolis), 1447 year
 
The portolan chart of Guliem Soler, National Library of Paris; the flag above the city of Sokhumi (Sebastopolis), 1385 year
 
The sea map of Diego Omem, Library of Paris; the flag of the Principality of Samegrelo, 1559 year
 
The portolan chart of Diego Omem, the National Library of Paris; the flag of the Principality of Samegrelo, 1561 year
 
Georgian new flag with the five crosses was declared as Georgian state flag on January 14, 2004 while Parliament of Georgia had adopted the organic law on “Georgian National Flag.”
 
Indeed, the day of adopting of this law, January 14 was declared as a state Flag Day. However, state Flag Day was celebrated only once after adopting the law in 2012 year.
 
Georgian state flag with the five crosses is a symbolic composition of Christ and four apostles.
 
 
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