Culture
Premiere of Georgian film "The President" - featuring Misha Gomiashvili, opens at Venice festival
26 August, 2014
On the 27th of August, the 71st International Film Festival will take place in Venice. Georgia is represented by two movies in this year’s annual festival.
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"The Knight in the Panther’s Skin"– First screen version of legendary Georgian epic
06 August, 2014
To this day, not a single Georgian director has managed to create a screen version of a famous Georgian epic “The Knight in the Panther’s Skin”
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Audience sings with Nino Katamadze in Moscow
04 August, 2014
On the 1st of August, Nino Katamadze and the band “Insight” held a concert at a Green Theater in Moscow
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Katie Melua and her proud grandfather’s recollections
17 July, 2014
“Katie is very warm towards members of her family… She always asks about our health and whether we need anything. Last year she set up my 80th birthday party at a well-known restaurant
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Drugs & Wars & cheap Spin-Offs - The sad decadence of Georgian filmmaking
10 July, 2014
Georgia has been making films for one hundred years. Before the fall of the Soviet Union, Georgian cinema was known across Soviet blocs as being vibrant and creative.
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“Back from USSR?” - Does Chinawoman owe Georgians an apology?
03 July, 2014
The Soviet Union (the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, or USSR) was officially dissolved in December 1991. After this Georgia hurriedly underwent transformation to a free market economy.
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Niko Pirosmani's grave possibly found
01 July, 2014
The probable grave of Niko Pirosmani has been found. According to the statement spread by the Ministry of Culture, at Kukia Graveyard, near the church there is a grave stone
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Surprise for Khatia Buniatishvili at her birthday in Switzerland
24 June, 2014
Khatia Buniatishvili celebrated her birthday on the21st of June. The well-known Georgian pianist has just turned 27. Khatia was in Switzerland at the time for a solo concert.
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“Corn Island” - Georgian movie to premiere in Czech Republic
20 June, 2014
On the 9th of July, the world premiere of Giorgi Ovashvili’s new movie will be held in Karlovy Vary. The 49th movie festival’s contest section contains seven world premieres and five international premieres.
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