The Georgian nomination inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

29/11/2018
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The 13th session of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage, held in the capital of the Republic of Mauritius, in Port Louis (26 November - 1 December) decided to inscribe the nomination submitted by Georgia "Chidaoba, wrestling in Georgia" on the List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

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Workshop on the Protection of Cultural Property in Times of Armed Conflict

25/09/2018
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On September 25-26, 2018, a training on the protection of cultural property in the event of armed conflict is being held at the Defense Institution Building School. Organized by UNESCO and the Ministry of Defense, with the support of the Georgian National Commission for UNESCO, this two-day seminar will be attended by participants from the Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Defense, the Agency for the Protection of Cultural Heritage and the Great Mtskheta Archeological Museum.

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Classical Music International Festival “Batumi Music Fest” held in Batumi

17/09/2018
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From 2 to 12 September 2018, the city of Batumi hosted the sixth edition of the Batumi festival of classical music, under UNESCO patronage.

The famous Georgian pianist and UNESCO Artist for Peace, Elisso Bolkvadze founded the festival in 2012 in order to promote artistic creativity but also to support talented young artists. > > >

The International Jazz Day will be celebrated on April 30

26/04/2018
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On April 30, 2018, the International Jazz Day will be celebrated in 190 countries around the world, including Georgia. In Georgia, the celebration of this Day under the auspices of UNESCO has already become a tradition.

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Photo contest “Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads”

20/04/2018
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UNESCO launched the photo contest entitled “Youth Eyes on the Silk Roads”. It aims to raise the awareness of the youth and their knowledge of the common cultural heritage of the Silk Roads to encourage them to take artistic photos illustrating this common heritage.

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