May 9 (Victory Day) Commemorations in Georgia Cover Image

May 9 (Victory Day) Commemorations in Georgia
May 9 (Victory Day) Commemorations in Georgia

Author(s): Ketevan Chachava
Subject(s): Cultural history, Government/Political systems, International relations/trade, Politics and religion, Politics of History/Memory, Politics and Identity, Peace and Conflict Studies
Published by: NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence
Keywords: May 9; Victory Day; Georgia; Commemorations; controversy; Georgian Church;
Summary/Abstract: Every May 8, European, North American, and many other countries around the world celebrate Victory in Europe Day (known as VE Day). For millions of people living in the West, VE Day has a special meaning, symbolising the historic victory over Nazi Germany and an end to nearly six years of a brutal war. On this day, various celebratory events are held to mark the occasion, including parades, memorial services, and street celebrations.

  • Page Range: 81-92
  • Page Count: 12
  • Publication Year: 2021
  • Language: English