From 8th till 19th of September historical Tsinandali Estate in Kakheti will be welcoming legendary musicians, conductors, and virtuoso soloists from around the world. Besides the obstacles caused by the new reality, Tsinandali Festival managed to prepare a fantastic program for the 3rd edition. Classical music celebration will be a reminder that art and culture have no boundaries.
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Film by George Kekelidze and Natela Grigalashvili specially for ATINATI "Lamara's 8 March"
This is Jacob Adadze — a dancer from the ensemble of the elderly. Pandemic has locked him down- in high mountains, village Mekeidzeebi. But when he desires to dance, he holds a rehearsal alone – being attended by the snowy mountains. Film by Giorgi Kekelidze and Natela Grigaralshvili specially for ATINATI.
This is a short film-sketch about the countryside and a man: a film about expecting the New Year and the preparations of the New Year’s eve. The so called “old” New Year, i.e. Kalanda is celebrated in a special way in Guria.
Warmest thoughts and Best Wishes from ATINATI for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
Among the outstanding Georgian traditions, the harvest is one of the most important and old traditions that still lives on today. A Georgian cherishes vineyard, like his own child, dedicates all his effort and energy to it and when Autumn comes and grapes get ripe, the vine festival - harvest begins. The harvest is a sort of holiday in Georgia. The country is considered to be the homeland of wine and has 8000-year-old continuous tradition of winemaking.
Walk in Tbilisi - The capital of Georgia where East meets West. Tbilisi is the biggest, multicultural and multi-religious city in Georgia. It is located on the both banks of the Mtkvari river. Tbilisi has been regarded as one of the most tolerant cities since the old times. This is evidenced by the shrines for people of different cultures and religions living side by side in one district: Christian, Gregorian, catholic churches, synagogue, an atashgah and a mosque.