News

7 Jan

OS Christmas
By: BRAMS | Published On: 7/01/23 3:52 am

BRAMS Institute wishes all Orthodox Christians a Merry Christmas, with hope for a peaceful and prosperous world.

On 6 January 2023, another Christmas Ball at the Dadiani Palace was broadcasted by IMEDI TV after the 19th-century Georgian tradition was restored last year.

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4 Jan

Happy birthday!
By: BRAMS | Published On: 4/01/23 3:24 am

The Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia (Elijah) II of Georgia turns 90 today. The spiritual leader of the Georgian Orthodox Church is a noted individual in the clerical communities worldwide as a person with conservative values and liberal approaches towards controversial issues. Respected by many religious leaders of different confessions, His grace serves his own country and the rest of the world with undying patience and endless love, frequently as a peacemaker during war conflicts.

 

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1 Jan

New 2023
By: BRAMS | Published On: 1/01/23 1:22 am

BRAMS Institute wishes you all a very Happy New Year! May 2023 be peaceful and joyful.

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16 Oct

Piolets d’Or for Georgia
By: BRAMS | Published On: 16/10/22 8:33 pm

In December 2019, UNESCO recognised Alpinism as an intangible world cultural heritage.

After 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic heavily impacted international mobility, 2021 saw increased activity, despite ongoing restrictions. As a result, in 2022, the international jury consisted of Conrad Anker, Alex Bluemel, Genki Narumi, Paul Ramsden, Patrick Wagnon, and Mikel Zabalza selected two 2022 Piolet d’Or ascents – alpinism's highest honour: the first ascent of Saraghar Northwest in Pakistan, and the Moonwalk Traverse in Patagonia. Also, a special jury award was given to a Ukrainian team's ascent of the 24,780-foot Annapurna III in Nepal.

 

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11 Oct

Obituary: Dame Angela Lansbury
By: BRAMS | Published On: 11/10/22 11:20 pm

The three-time Oscar winner Angela Lansbury, 96, passed away at her home in Los Angeles, CA.

She was born on 16 October 1925, a year earlier than the late Queen Elizabeth II (1926-2022) and my long-gone nanna Nora (1926-2001). The generation of outstanding women has just lost another important role model for modern girls. This is exactly the moment when one might say that such persons should never grow old or die, as society constantly needs them.

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