Five cultural events, for which the cost to fly to Georgia
Georgia has long dreams of those who are fortunate enough to visit here. Mesmerizing cosmic scenery and ancient monasteries, luring delicious feasts, reminiscent of theatrical and musical performance. Today, Georgia is becoming one of the centers of the modern world culture, organically weaving it with millennial traditions. On what events to visit in Georgia this summer, look in the photo gallery.
Tbilisi Open Air 2016
Lisi Lake, Tbilisi neighborhood
Tbilisi Open Air - a traditional annual music festival which takes place in the city since 2009.
This year the festival will gather near the lake Lisi - in a wonderful ecologically clean place near by the Georgian capital - four dozen foreign and Georgian musicians. Albion will be presented Morcheeba team successfully combines their music British aristocracy and English spleen, and musical project U.N.K.L.E. From France come the famous duo electronics Air, and from the US will arrive one of the best guitarists in the world, Steve Vai. Also on stage will be a folk singer from Ireland Damien Rice, the Swiss duo of DJs Adriatique, the Danish electronic rock band Blue Foundation and the Russian Twi-pop band Motorama. Georgians will be presented to participants of "Eurovision 2016" - a rock band Nick Kocharov & Young Georgian Lolitaz, Irakli Deisadze and Roby Kukhianidze with Ketato.
Christina Aguilera on stage Black Sea Arena
The winner of six awards "Grammy" Christina Aguilera has promised to prepare a special program for his solo performances in Georgia, which will be held July 30 on the stage of a new concert hall Black Sea Arena. The-art concert hall of the Black Sea coast of Georgia was opened in the early summer. Room for up to 10,000 spectators, was built in 2007 with the money ex-Prime Minister of Georgia, billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili. Construction cost about 86 million dollars, and the cost of the project exceeded $ 100 million. After opening the Black Sea Arena billionaire has presented the Hall of State. However, a businessman gesture was greeted ambiguously Georgian society. Some economists and business representatives doubted the sincerity present, suggesting that Ivanishvili said object unprofitable and does not want to bear the burden on its content. In any case, all the income from ticket sales will go to the state treasury.
A week after Aguilera on the scene of a new hall in August, will perform violinist Vanessa Mae, and then the group Scorpions.
Georgian Electonic Music Festival, or simply GEM Fest takes place in a small cozy Anaklia on the Black Sea coast for the second time, but he claims to be the most brilliant musical event in the field of electronic music. An area of 8 hectares, six scenes, one on the sea, about a hundred artists and thousands of spectators. Among the headliners GusGus Icelandic artist, performing techno and house, from Germany will arrive tehnostseny guru Paul Kalkbrenner and trance DJ Paul van Dyk, a fan of energetic house Freddie de la Grande, and others. As part of the GEM Fest will host a festival of short movies. But most importantly, the festival organizers have promised to let visitors with tickets banned this summer in Moscow Outline festival.
Street Theater Festival in Batumi
5 -14 August
For ten days, the seaside town of Batumi to turn into a huge street theater, where viewers will be able to see dozens of free representations of Georgian, Russian and European theaters. On the boulevard, under the colonnade in front of the Batumi drama and summer theater, as well as on the areas of ERA and Piazza will perform artists from Britain, France, Austria, Spain, Slovakia and Russia. Georgia, Tbilisi Theater will present such as National Drama Theater. Rustaveli State Theater of Musical Comedy and Drama. V. Abashidze State Pantomime Theater, Theater of Young Spectator them. N. Dumbadze Theater Iliauni.
The project is organized within the framework of cultural and entertainment programs Heat Batumi, which turned a popular seaside resort in Adjara in the summer cultural capital of Georgia.
Rtveli, vintage holiday
Since the beginning of September to early October
Rtveli holiday - the true soul of Georgia. The time when all members of many families, including great-nephews and more distant relatives, come from all over the country to the ancestral vineyards at harvest. Welcome at this time and visitors, they will be given immediately godori, particularly oblong basket, which is folded collected bunches. Crush grapes the old fashioned way, kicking in satsneheli, wooden trough in which there is a hole from which the juice flows into a special vessel.
But the main thing in the festival - it is certainly long feast with delicious barbecue, khachapuri, and last year's wine, which flows like water. It is understandable, because it is necessary to urgently release the containers for the new wine.
holiday time in each region is different, it depends on the period of ripening of the grapes. So in 2015 Rtveli in Kakheti (Eastern Georgia) started at the beginning of September, and in the Racha region (Western Georgia) - in the first decade of October.
The government subsidizes the grape harvest, growers paying a small compensation for every kilogram collected. This year, state subsidies will be about $ 10, 7 million.