Jewish Culture Days – activity at National Library
Publish Time: 2017-09-06 12:45:00
An activity was held at National Library in connection with Jewish Culture Days marked in European countries on September 5. Georgia joined the cultural route of Council of Europe this year. Jewish House is guiding the route upon presentation by Ministry of Culture and Monuments Protection.
Art Palace hosting exhibition of Mariam Kandiashvili’s works
Publish Time: 2017-09-02 16:27:00
Tbilisi Art Palace is hosting exhibition of Mariam Kandiashvili’s works created after 2010. The main themes of the paintings are interpretation of dreams, world mythology, illustrations of literature and poetry, neglected spaces and expressive portraits. The exhibition will continue during 2 weeks.
Final evening of Night Serenades
Publish Time: 2017-09-01 13:15:00
The final concert of Night Serenades festival was held at Rustaveli Theater last evening. Four concerts were held in Tbilisi and Batumi cities within the framework of the festival. Night Serenades festival was founded by Georgian worldwide known violinist Liana Isakaze. The first festival was held in Georgia’s one of two occupied regions of Abkhazia.
Counteraccusations between Minister of Culture and former Art Directors of Theaters
Publish Time: 2017-08-31 18:17:00
The accusations against the Minister of Culture and Mikheil Giorgadze's response to the former Art Directors of the Theaters.The Minister stresses on the violations existing in Tumanishvili Film Actors Theatre and describes the former head of the Puppet Theater as incompetent. Keti Dolidze and Elene Matskhonashvili are objecting the the decision made by Mikheil Giorgadze.Keti Dolidze and Elene Matskhonashvili were dismissed as Art Directors. Georgia’s Minister of Culture signed the corresponding decree yesterday. Giorgi Sikharulidze will replace Keti Dolidze and Nikoloz Sabashvili is appointed as a new Art Director of Puppet Theater.
Filming of the postcards for 2017 JESC is underway
Publish Time: 2017-08-29 20:36:00
Preparation for the 2017 Junior Eurovision Song Contest (JESC) in Tbilisi continues. The official postcards, shown between each national entry, are currently being filmed by Host Broadcaster GBP.This year, Georgian director Zaza Orashvili and his crew will shoot 18 videos in different regions of Georgia to introduce the country, its people and wide cultural diversity to European audience.The first phase of the production is done successfully in Imereti and Adjara regions. Currently, the crew continues to work in Stepantsminda.Georgia will Host the 2017 JESC. The competition will be held on November 26 at Olympic Palace in Tbilisi.
Concert of Nino Katamadze held at Black Sea Arena
Publish Time: 2017-08-22 12:35:00
The concert of Georgian singer Nino Katamadze was held last evening at Black Sea Arena in Shekvetili resort of Georgia. Katamadze performed for the audience on her birthday. Group Insight, National Symphonic Orchestra and choir of Georgia’s Patriarchate participated in the concert. The concert was held within the framework of Check-In Georgia project.
Print Festival opened in Batumi
Publish Time: 2017-08-22 12:32:00
The International Print Festival has been opened in Batumi city of Adjara region. The festival will continue till September 7. Samples of hand printing, Lithography and other arts currently replaced by modern digital technologies will be exhibited. Works from Georgia, Germany, Turkey, Spain, Austria, Azerbaijan and Russia are at display. The project is implemented with support of Adjara Education and Culture Ministry and Association “Art Caucasus.”
Anita Rachvelishvili to hold concert in Batumi
Update Time: 2017-08-19 20:35:00
Anita Rachvelishvili, the worldwide known Georgian opera mezzo-soprano will hold the final concert of the season at Piazza Square in Batumi city of Adjara region.Rachvelishvili laid the foundation of a tradition to hold concerts under open air several years ago at Aghmashenebeli Avenue in Tbilisi. Aside of classic musical pieces and opera arias, Anita Rachvelishvili will perform rock compositions together with Italian musicians in Batumi.
Concert of Gypsy Kings to be held at Black Sea Arena
Update Time: 2017-08-19 12:15:00
The concert of Gypsy Kings legendary group of flamenco, salsa and pop musicians from Arles and Montpellier in the south of France, was held last night at Black Sea Arena in Shekvetili resort of western Georgia. The group members arrived in Georgia including Tonito Balliardo and Nicolas Reyes on this occasion. Tonito Balliardo described the concert as being “pleasant and emotional.” The concert was held within the framework of Check-In Georgia Project.
Concert of Gypsy Kings to be held at Black Sea Arena
Publish Time: 2017-08-18 11:46:00
The concert of Gypsy Kings legendary group of flamenco, salsa and pop musicians from Arles and Montpellier in the south of France, will be held tonight at Black Sea Arena in Shekvetili resort of western Georgia. The group members are already in Georgia including Tonito Balliardo and Nicolas Reyes. The concert will be held within the framework of Check-In Georgia Project.
Georgian-American Theater Festival in New York
Update Time: 2017-08-09 18:45:00
The Georgian-American Theater Festival continues in New York. American audience will see plays by 11 dramaturges at Broadway. Public reading of work by Davit Turashvili “Except Iron” was held last evening. Red Lab Production will present the plays translated into English. The festival is organized by Irina Gachechiladze, Georgian director. Various cultural activities including receptions and parties are planned within the framework of the festival.
Black Sea Arena hosts concert of Erisioni
Publish Time: 2017-08-02 12:26:00
The Black Sea Arena in Shekvetili resort hosted the concert of Erisioni, state ensemble of folk songs and dance, last evening. The ensemble presented the project “Georgian Treasure” for the Georgian and foreign audience. The ensemble unites about 80 members. About 10 thousand people attended the concert.
Concert of Jamiroquare in Batumi
Publish Time: 2017-07-29 12:30:00
The concert of legendary British Group Jamiroquare was held in Batumi city of Adjara region within the framework of Black Sea Jazz Festival. The group performed both old and new musical hits. The group members will stay in Batumi for the next 2 days.
Black Sea Jazz Festival continues
Publish Time: 2017-07-28 18:48:00
The 11th Black Sea Jazz Festival continues in Batumi city of Adjara region. British funk and acid jazz band Jamiroquai will perform for the audience today.The band was founded by Jay Kay (vocals) in 1992. Band has gained several British awards as well as Grammy Award. Jamiroquai has sold more than 35 million albums worldwide.
Katie Melua held concert at Black Sea Arena
Publish Time: 2017-07-24 12:37:00
Georgian Britain-based singer Katie Melua held a concert “Summer Celebration” at Black Sea Arena in Shekvetili resort yesterday. Melua performed together with her English band. Also, Gori Women’s Chamber Choir participated in the concertConcert was held within the framework of Check-In Georgia Project.
GEM Fest continues in Gamnukhuri
Publish Time: 2017-07-22 12:30:00
GEM Fest 2017 Musical Festival continues in Ganmukhuri, western Georgia. Martin Garrix, a Dutch DJ played musical hits for the electronic music lover audience last evening. The 2-hour-long show was wrapped with fireworks. The festival opened on July 14 and is being held within the framework of Check-In Georgia Project.
Katie Melua to hold concert at Black Sea Arena on July 23
Publish Time: 2017-07-22 10:23:00
Georgian Britain-based singer Katie Melua will hold a concert “Summer Celebration” at Black Sea Arena in Shekvetili resort on July 23. Melua will perform together with her English band. Also, Gori Women’s Chamber Choir will participate in the concert, which will be held within the framework of Check-In Georgia Project. Melua met with journalists in Batumi city before leaving for Shekvetili. About 5 thousand tickets are sold for the concert. The price of tickets ranges from 20 to 120 GEL.
Concert of Group “Prani” to be held
Publish Time: 2017-07-21 18:48:00
The concert of musical group “Prani” will be held on the fifth day of Tbilisi tourney of Art Gene Festival at Ethnographic Museum this evening. The group participates in the festival every year and will present both old and new songs to the visitors. About 20 musical compositions will be performed. The concert will begin at 10 PM.
Chester Bennington, Linkin Park Singer, Is Dead at 41
Publish Time: 2017-07-21 12:37:00
Chester Bennington, the ferocious lead singer for the platinum-selling hard rock band Linkin Park, was found dead in his home near Los Angeles on Thursday. He was 41.Brian Elias, the chief of operations for the Los Angeles County coroner’s office, confirmed the death, in Palos Verdes Estates, and said it was being investigated as a possible suicide after law enforcement authorities responded to a call shortly after 9 a.m.Mr. Bennington, who was known for his piercing scream and free-flowing anguish, released seven albums with Linkin Park. The most recent, “One More Light,” arrived in May and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard album chart. The band was scheduled to start a tour with a concert on July 27 in Mansfield, Mass.Mike Shinoda, one of Linkin Park’s founders, spoke on behalf of the group in a tweet. “Shocked and heartbroken,” he wrote, adding that the band would issue a statement, as reported by New York Times.
Musical November in Tbilisi – GPB announces national competition of JESC
Publish Time: 2017-07-18 15:11:00
Georgia will host Junior Eurovision Song Contest (JESC) this year. Tbilisi will have musical November. The Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) announces a national competition of JESC and invites children aged 9-14 both soloists and musical groups. One song from the own repertoire, willingness and exertion, and you may become the choice of a competent jury. Participate in the competition, submit the song (from own repertoire), photo, biography and contact information to e-mail [email protected] or GPB from July 17 till September 1. Grab the chance to become the favorite among the best ones. A new song will be composed for you and with this entry song you will have the opportunity to present Georgia at the European biggest and popular children’s musical celebrations. For more information visit the web-sites 1tv.ge and eurovision-georgia.ge or contact us at telephone number 2 409 110.