SHANGRI LA CASINO TBILISI SUPPORTS PARAGLIDING COMPETITION FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
On 14th Of May 2022 in the vicinity of the Tbilisi Sea, on Patara Lilo Mountain a paragliding event was organized with the support of Shangri La Tbilisi and Socar Georgia.
More than 50 people with disabilities, war veterans and wounded soldiers in peacekeeping missions have made their dreams come true. Among the participants were people with disabilities living in different regions of Georgia. Wheelchair constructions helped participants to take part in this competition.
Paragliding has been carried out in wheelchairs since 2012 within the framework of the project "Active life is my passion" and is becoming more and more popular.
The event was organized by the “Youth Media Union” and implements the 2006 UN Convention article 30 on the Rights of People with Disabilities and is ratified by Georgia aiming to break down stereotypes about people with disabilities.
SHANGRI LA CASINO TBILISI INTRODUCED FIRST SNOW WHEELCHAIR CHAMPIONSHIP FOR WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES IN GEORGIA
For the first time in the history of Georgia and the whole region, with the support of Shangri-La Casino Tbilisi and with organization of a “Youth Media Union”, the Snow Wheelchair Championship among women with disabilities was established in Bakuriani.