The Japan Imperial Decoration for Nina Ananiashvili

 On April 29, 2017, the Government of Japan has announced the recipients of Japan Imperial Decorations for spring 2017. From Georgia, Nina Ananiashvili, Artistic Director of the State Ballet of Georgia has been named to receive the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon. 

Ms. Ananiashvili is awarded the Decoration for her significant contribution to strengthening cultural exchange between Japan and Georgia as well as developing Japanese ballet society through long-term and various activities dedicated to Japan.