Supported by the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia, the British Season 2019 will be held for the first time in Georgia on October 15 and 16.
The forum was opened by Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport - Levan Kharatishvili, British Ambassador to Georgia - Justin McKenzie Smith and the British Council Director - Zaza Purtseladze.
The Creative Forum Youth Forum is attended by representatives of various sectors of the British creative industry, young entrepreneurs and students from Georgia. Panel discussions will be held as well as four workshops on specific topics in the field. The forum will be followed by a presentation of the winners of the NESTA Workshop on Creative Entrepreneurship of the British Innovation Foundation.
The purpose of the forum is to create a common understanding of the essence of the cultural and creative industries (CCIs) and to highlight the role of the cultural and creative sectors in the development of the economic and social industry, the professional skills and employment of young creative entrepreneurs.
British Season UK / Georgia 2019 is a special program of more than 60 events, jointly developed by the British Embassy and the British Council. The program runs from September to December 2019.