2 Oct

Obituary: Giya Kancheli
By: BRAMS | Published On: 2/10/19 11:41 pm

Today one of the most successful and admired Georgian composers has died after a long illness, aged 84. Although Giya Kancheli is remembered with his remarkably beautiful film soundtracks, he has composed, performed and conducted many significant scores in classical music, too. And still, he has become the spirit of Tbilisi through his plain but magnificent melody "Yellow Leaves" that will forever associate with the golden autumn of the capital city where the Georgian musician was born on 10 August 1935.


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29 Sep

AIPCE 2019
By: BRAMS | Published On: 29/09/19 3:52 pm

Tbilisi hosts the annual conference of the Alliance of Independent Press Councils of Europe on 3 and 4 October. A gala dinner will be served on 2 October to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the Georgian Charter of Journalistic Ethics.

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26 Sep

Tbilisoba 2019
By: BRAMS | Published On: 26/09/19 11:08 am

Tbilisi, the warm and sunny capital city of Georgia, welcomes visitors to celebrate the golden autumn weekend together.

The traditional festival will be held on 5 and 6 October. As Kakha Kaladze, the Mayor of Tbilisi announced at the Tbilisi municipality government meeting yesterday, there will be four festival locations across the capital city: Rike Park, Legvtakhevi, Metekhi Bridge, and Orbeliani Square.


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19 Aug

Afghan Victory Day
By: BRAMS | Published On: 19/08/19 9:29 am

After signing the Anglo-Afghan Treaty of Rawalpindi on 8 August, Britain formally recognised the sovereignty and independence of Afghanistan. On 19 August 1919 Emir Amanullah Khan declared independence from British influence.

The national flag of Afghanistan features three vertical bands of black, red, and green colour. The black symbolises the troubled past of the country. The green represents both Islam and prosperity. The red represents the blood, shed by those who fought for the country's independence.


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16 Aug

Woodstock 50
By: BRAMS | Published On: 16/08/19 6:44 am

The spark has gone. Or so it seems to those who were born later. Maybe, even too late to feel the 'magic' the representatives of the older generation, flocked in the white glamping tents round Max Yasgurs‘s Farm, obviously remember, or attempt to recollect an authentic spirit of the 1969 event. WXPN presents the ancestor of all music festivals – 'that would shape a generation' – to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Woodstock this week.


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