Culture
Glass that Sarajishvili used to drink from
18 April, 2014
A presentation of David Sarajishvili’s personal crystal drinking glass was held at a Georgian State Museum of Theater, Music, Cinema and Choreography.
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Cultural Heritage Under Question
17 April, 2014
Georgian Journal spoke with a representative of the Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association, Sulkhan Saladze, about the bill on cultural heritage. As society is informed, the bill intends to ease the ways of awarding and depriving a monument of the status of cultural heritage. The issue provoked big controversy in Georgian society. Because of tensions regarding the subject, Parliament currently stopped discussing the bill.
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Fourth Red Bull Break Dance Qualifying Round in Tbilisi
17 April, 2014
For the fourth time already Tbilisi hosted on 13 April the qualifying round of the South Caucasus Red Bull BC One 2014 – the prestigious championship. The event took place at the Evgeny Mikeladze National Music Center. 16 B-boys – nine Georgians and seven Armenians – took part in the competition. The winner will go to Zagreb, capital city of Croatia for another qualifying round. If he wins there too, he will go to Paris to compete in the world finale of the Red Bull BC One 2014.
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Georgian Pantomime Legend
17 April, 2014
The star sign opening ceremony for the legendary actor Amiran Shalikashvili took place in the April 9 Park. The ceremony was connected to his 75th anniversary. In the park, the building of a pantomime theater will start. The star opening ceremony began at 14:00, and the anniversary evening was held at Marjanishvili Theater. Amiran Shalikashvili graduated from both directing and acting faculties.
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Pirosmani Grave Still Not Found
10 April, 2014
The Society for Pirosmani Heritage Protection has been carrying out the project “Quest for Pirosmani Grave and its Expertise” for one year already. The project aims to find the lost grave of the great Georgian artist Niko Pirosmani and faces a predicament in obtaining permission for the excavations works. The project is based on the possibility that Niko Pirosmani is buried in the Tbilisi Petre-Pavle cemetery. Another possibility was researched by Georgian public figure and poet Irakli Abashidze.
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Next celebrity star SIGN at Tbilisi Concert Hall
10 April, 2014
On 24 April, another star will be grandiosely presented in front of the Tbilisi Concert Hall. This person has been a star since she was four years old, too small to reach microphone and had to stand on a chair to perform her songs. Her song captivated the entire Soviet Union and abroad. Her name is Irma Sokhadze. Popular singer and author of many interesting TV program and projects. In the 90s, a mostly dark period for Georgia, Mrs. Irma and her friends held seven TV marathons, which helped many disadvantaged children and poor families.
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Art on Ice - Khatia Buniatishvili’s marvelous minuet with figure skaters
09 April, 2014
A popular show Art on Ice, which took place in Zurich, Lausanne, Davos, Helsinki and Stockholm, came to an end on March 13.
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“Legendary Jazz Diva in Moscow” – Nino Katamadze’s concert in Russia
01 April, 2014
“Legendary Jazz Diva in Moscow” – so has the media of Russia’s capital met Georgian singer Nino Katamadze, the group “Insight” and the band “Georgian Brass”, led by Nikoloz Rachveli.
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Khatia Buniatishvili’s Tragic Love Story in a Short Film
29 March, 2014
Love, separation, yearning and Chopin – “Warsaw-Paris”, a black and white short film made for the album of a well-known Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili.
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