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Tbilisi to Host Cannes Lions Qualifying Competition on April

Tbilisi to Host Cannes Lions Qualifying Competition on April

For the first time in Georgia the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity will held qualifying competition.

Tbilisi will host an unprecedented event on April 9th. The Innovation and Technology Agency of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia as constructed the High Technology and Innovation Development Center – the Technology Park. Accordingly this spot will be the place where the competition will take place in a very near future.

In general, Cannes Lions is an eight-day program of creative inspiration, celebration, education and networking, attracting over 15,000 delegates from around 100 countries.

It should be noted that this event have not been held in any other country’s region so far. Thus the representatives and organizers are proud to host in a proper way such a great event in our land.

“We are proud to serve as the official Georgian representatives to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity”,- said one of the Georgian representatives.

Georgia is going to take part in four categories of the creativity festival “Cannes Lions”. 30 -member -jury will select 4 best performer teams. Jury is composed of both local and international professionals. Finally, the winners revealed in the local competition will visit the Cannes International Film Festival in summer, in June to participate in World Championship and to do their best to win for their own country.

The registration for volunteer participants in the festival completed on 4th April 2016. As a result, there are 232 participants registered. Moreover 33 advertising agencies, and 45 companies operating on Georgian market have also registered and expressed their interest toward participating in Marketing category.

The event is organized by Cannes Lions’ representatives from Georgia. Whereas, technology park is the official host of the festival.