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Exhibition of Tekla Meladze’s works
Publish Time: 2017-04-22 12:26:00
Georgian State Museum is hosting an exhibition of works by painter Tekla Meladze. Forty-seven oil paintings are at display in exhibition hall. This is the fifth personal exhibition of the painter which unites landscapes and portraits. The exhibition will last till April 29. 
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Golden Brand Awards held
Publish Time: 2017-04-22 12:25:00
Golden Brand Awards was held in Tbilisi last evening. About 40 private companies and ministries received the awards. The winners were revealed by about 150 experts. The awards ceremony has been held since 2006. The awards aim at promotion and support of local and foreign companies’ business activities in Georgia. 
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Rustaveli Theater returns from Mexico trip
Update Time: 2017-04-19 18:54:00
Rustaveli Theater has returned from 1-week trip in Mexico. The theater troupe presented “Maria Callas – Lesson” directed by Robert Sturua within the framework of Historic Center Festival. Actors Lela Alibegashvili, Davit Darchia, Keti Svanidze and tenor Archil Gogitidze participated in the play. A press conference about Mexico trip was held at Ministry of Culture and Monuments Protection. 
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Georgia-Germany friendship marked in 2017
Update Time: 2017-04-19 16:25:00
Georgia and Germany celebrate the year of friendship in 2017. German migrants arrived in Georgia 200 years ago and German-Georgian diplomatic relationship also marks the 25th anniversary.  Cultural, economic, educational and sports activities will be held in both countries. Deputy Georgian Foreign Minister Khatuna Tortladze and German Ambassador to Georgia Heike Peitsch talked about the planned events during the meeting held at Ministry of Foreign Affairs. 
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“From Easter to Ascension” to be held from April 20 to May 25
Publish Time: 2017-04-18 18:58:00
An International Festival “From Easter to Ascension” will be held in Georgia from April 20 to May 25. The 12th festival will be dedicated to the 100th anniversary of restoration of Georgian church’s autocephaly. Concerts will be held both in Tbilisi and different regions of Georgia. 
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Tbilisi Open Air 2017 to be held on June 16-18
Publish Time: 2017-04-11 17:07:00
Tbilisi Open Air 2017, annual musical festival, will be held on June 16-18 this year. Lisi Wonderland will host the event. More than 20 Georgian musicians and foreign artists will perform for the audience. The musical festival has been held since 2009. Tickets sale for the festival will begin starting tomorrow. 
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Givi Berikashvili to be buried on April 13
Publish Time: 2017-04-11 10:52:00
Givi Berikashvili, Georgian well-known actor and comedian, will be buried on April 13 in the courtyard of Ascension Church of Saburtalo district of Tbilisi. Civil funeral will take place at Marjanishvili Theater.Berikashvili died at the age of 83 on April 10 from complications after pneumonia. Berikashvili was admitted to the intensive care unit and was connected to the breathing apparatus during two days. 
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Anita Rachvelishvili to issue solo album
Publish Time: 2017-04-08 12:19:00
Georgian worldwide known opera mezzo soprano Anita Rachvelishvili will issue her first solo album. “Opera Award 2017” will unite 12 famous opera arias. Rachvelishvili received an offer from Sony Classical Records, prominent American record label. Recording will begin on April 26 together with the symphonic orchestra of Italian TV Channel Rai. Before that the program will be offered to the Georgian audience. 
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Presentation of Video Clip for the Song "Keep the Faith" was Held
Update Time: 2017-04-06 20:53:00
Presentation of a video clip for the Georgian entry song "Keep the Faith", of Tamara Gachechiladze, took place in “Studio C”, programm of First Channel of Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB), today. Authors of the song "Keep the Faith" are Tamara Gachechiladze and Anri Jokhadze. Director of the video is 
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Exhibition of Ketevan Javakhadze’s works at Folklore Center
Update Time: 2017-04-05 12:30:00
A personal exhibition of about 80 paintings by Ketevan Javakhadze is opened at Folklore Center. Javakhadze was a participant of group exhibitions in the past. The exhibition will be on at the Center till April 13. 
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Tbilisi Fashion Week to open on April 19
Update Time: 2017-03-28 17:20:00
Tbilisi Fashion Week will open on April 19 and will last during 5 days. Famous and young designers as well as the beginners will present their 2017 fall-winter collections. Contenders are already selected. Fashion shows will mainly take place at Tbilisi History Museum.  
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Events to be held to celebrate visa liberalization in Tbilisi on March 26-27
Publish Time: 2017-03-25 11:18:00
Various activities will be held to celebrate visa liberalization in Tbilisi on March 26-27. According to Tbilisi City Hall, the renewed Agmashenebeli Avenue will be decorated on March 26.Throughout the day the guests on the European Street will be treated by Culinary Academy chef cooks with both Georgian and European dishes. From 12:00 am Georgia DJs - Nika J, Tomma, Bacho, Cobert, Gacha Bakradze, Luna989 and Misho Urushadze - will play music non-stop. Children will be able to enjoy thematic games, in particular, they will be taught how to pack suitcases for traveling and will be provided with information on the state border crossing. At 15:00, the public project "Conduct us" will begin and a puppet opera will be performed. At 18:00, the Georgian group The Black Marrows will perform, while a concert of well-known European music will be held at the end of the day.On March 27, the Georgian and the EU flags will be lit up and a grand gala concert will be held in the European Square artists. At the end of the concert, which will start at 21:00 and two hours, celebratory fireworks will be displayed. 
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EBU offers Russian singer opportunity to perform via satellite
Update Time: 2017-03-24 12:51:00
On 22nd March the Ukrainian authorities issued a travel ban on the artist chosen as the Russian entrant to the Eurovision Song Contest, Julia Samoylova. Today the European Broadcasting Union issued a further statement regarding the issue.     Statement from the European Broadcasting Union (23rd March 2017).Taking into consideration that this ban might be upheld by the Ukrainian authorities, and in order to maintain the non-political nature of the Eurovision Song Contest, the EBU has been working hard to find a solution to this situation and has taken the unprecedented move to offer Channel One Russia the opportunity for Julia to still participate in this year’s Contest by performing live in the 2nd Semi Final via satellite. Should the Russian entry qualify for the Grand Final the same solution would apply. This is something that has never been done before in the Contest’s 60 year history but, in the spirit of Eurovision’s values of inclusivity, and this year’s theme of Celebrate Diversity, the decision has been taken to ensure that all 43 entrants are given the opportunity to participate.Frank-Dieter Freiling, Chairman of the Reference Group, the governing body of the Eurovision Song Contest, expressed his hope though, that the political leadership of Ukraine will not implement the travel ban and find a solution in line with the contest's slogan, Celebrate Diversity, - reports. (
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Exhibition at Folklore Center
Update Time: 2017-03-22 16:35:00
Exhibition titled “Spring 2017” has been opened at Folklore Center. Works by 75 painters are at display. A special catalog was created for the event. The exhibition will last till March 29. 
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Play “Dagny” on stage of Rustaveli Theater
Publish Time: 2017-03-21 10:26:00
“Dagny,” a play which won in the competition of young dramatists, will be on stage of experimental stage of Rustaveli Theater. One-act play was directed by Giorgi Chaladze. The play is about last days of Dagny Juel-Przybyszewska, a Norwegian writer. 
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“Vanda” Gallery hosting series of exhibitions
Update Time: 2017-03-18 20:30:00
“Vanda” Gallery will be hosting a series of exhibitions --“New Generation,” a project for discovering youth talents. Works on different topics made by 13 Georgian artists were selected for the first explosion. The exhibition unites 50 works and will last during 2 weeks. 
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2017 JESC to be Held at Tbilisi Sports Palace
Update Time: 2017-03-16 20:58:00
The 2017 Junior Eurovision Song Contest (JESC) will take place on Sunday, November 26. The competition will be held in the Tbilisi Sports Palace.Georgia will be the 15th Junior Eurovision Song Contest host country, and Georgian Public Broadcaster will represent its 11th contestant at the JESC. The steering group of JESC which is formed by representatives of Public Broadcasters from different countries is currently in Georgia. The group has scheduled working meetings regarding the issues of hosting JESC 2017 in Georgia. In 2016 it was the third time that Georgia has won the competition, setting a new record for Junior Eurovision. No other countries had similar results before. Georgia scored a total of 239 points at the 14th edition of JESC. Afterwards GPB was given first option from EBU to host the JESC 2017 in Georgia.
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Location of 2017 JESC to become known today
Update Time: 2017-03-16 12:29:00
Georgia will host  the 15th Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2017. The location of the competition and other details will become known at the press conference to be held in Holiday Inn, on March 16. Georgia will host JESC for the first time. Georgia has won the Contest, a record three times.Georgian contender group "Bzikebi" (Wasps) won the 2008 JESC, which was held in Lemesos, Cyprus.Group Candy won the 2011JESC, which took place in Yerevan, Armenia.Georgian participant Mariam Mamadashvili won the 2016 JESC, with the entry song "Mzeo" (Sun).
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Work of Irakli Zhvania to decorate Budapest
Publish Time: 2017-03-14 19:13:00
A gigantic globe, work by Georgian sculptor Irakli Zhvania will soon decorate Budapest, Hungary. An analogue of an earth will become a symbol of a central office of one of the leading trans-national companies. The globe will be mechanically rotating on a 3-meter height fountain. The globe will be officially unveiled on April 2. 
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Jamiroquai to perform in Georgia in July
Update Time: 2017-03-14 17:23:00
Jamiroquai will visit Georgia to take part in Batumi Jazz Festival this summer. As the organizers of the event say, the 11th festival will be held on 27-30 July and apart from Jamiroquai, many other world-famous performers are going to be involved. The names of many of them are already known and they are: Joss Stone, De la Soul, Cory Henry and The Apostles, Mr. Robots. The festival will be opened by Cory Henry and the Apostles. Tickets will go on sale from March 27, from 09.00am and the concert will begin on July 28, 19:00.
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