Georgia Celebrates European Heritage Days

TBILISI – Georgia’s Ministry of Culture and Monuments Protection will celebrate European Heritage Days on September 16-18 with the country’s main cities playing host to a series of cultural activities. 

The festival will highlight local traditions, architectural styles and works of art, as well as workshops, exhibitions, seminars, classes and conferences focused on raising the awareness of European values and cultural heritage.

Launched in 1985 in France, the festival has been operated as a joint initiative of the European Union and the Council of Europe since 1999.

The festival introduces visitors to a wide range of cultural assets through a number of themed free events.

Exhibitions will be held in Tbilisi, near the ancient capital of Mtskheta, as well as Kutaisi, Zugdidi, Kvareli, Poti and Mirzaani for special exhibitions and events.   

By Nino Gugunishvili

Edited by Nicholas Waller

15 September 2016 08:37