NOVEMBER 22, 2018
A peak of 7,002 attended the special convention held at the Olympic Palace on July 20-22, 2018. An additional 14,912 enjoyed watching the program, which was streamed live to various locations throughout the country.
Brother Stephen Lett, a member of the Governing Body, delivered the concluding talk each day.
A highlight of the special convention was the baptism of 208 brothers and sisters. This baptismal pool was placed near the natural rock wall that forms part of the interior of the Olympic Palace.
Live video was streamed to approximately 80 different locations.
Georgian sisters welcome an international delegate. One of the local sisters is wearing a hat made of sheep’s wool that is typically worn in Georgia’s mountainous regions.
A delightful program was arranged on July 17 and 18 at the Château Mukhrani, located in the village of Mukhrani, near Tbilisi. The program featured a live performance of traditional Georgian music and dance and two videos relating the theocratic history of Georgia.
Local Witnesses perform the Adjaruli (named after Adjara, a region located in the southwestern corner of the country, near the Black Sea). The dance is accented by the vibrant traditional Georgian costumes from that area.
Local brothers sing a traditional song in an ancient Georgian vocal (polyphonic) style.