Festive events were held in Sukhum on the 10th anniversary of the recognition of Abkhazia's independence by Russia. Watch how the celebration passed in the photofeed of the information web portal of the World Abaza Congress.

The anniversary of recognition of independence was celebrated in Sukhum: exactly 10 years ago, on August 26, Dmitry Medvedev, then president of the Russian Federation, informed the world community about the recognition of the independence of the republics of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.

In the morning, residents and guests of the capital took part in the ceremony of laying flowers and wreaths at the graves of Abkhazian presidents Vladislav Ardzinba and Sergei Bagapsh, as well as laying flowers at the Glory Park.

Then the exhibition of agricultural products was opened, in which representatives of all regions of the republic took part. Guests of the event had an opportunity to taste dishes of national cuisine. At the same time people sang songs and performed national dances on the square. Celebratory events were continued by the solemn concert, which was held at the Abkhazian State Drama Theater named after Samson Chanba. Everyone could visit another concert: it was organized on the Sukhum promenade. The events were completed by a colorful salute that lit the sky over independent Abkhazia.

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