Press Conference on the Batumi Music Festival

07/05/2019
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On May 3, 2019, a press conference on the seventh Batumi International Music Festival "Batumi Black Sea Music and Art Festival" was organized at the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia. The conference was led by Mr. Mikheil Batiashvili, Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport, Ms. Elisso Bolkvadze, Founder of the Festival and Ms. Ketevan Kandelaki, Director of the Department of International Cultural and Humanitarian Relations of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia.

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International Jazz Day 2019

07/05/2019
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On April 30, 2019, on the occasion of the International Jazz Day, a concert of the renowned jazz-band “Irakli Louis Ambassadors” and the big-band of Tbilisi Municipality was held in the main hall of the Tbilisi State Conservatoire. The leader of band is Irakli Davrishev-Davrisashvili, a descendant of Georgian immigrants, and the artist's work is closely linked to the jazz genius legend Louis Armstrong.

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Event dedicated to the 150th birth anniversary of Marjory Wardrop

14/02/2019
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On 12 February a kickoff event of the150th birth anniversary of Marjory Scott Wardrop was held at the Bodleian Library in Oxford. The launch event was initiated by the Embassy of Georgia to the UK and generously supported by the Marjory Wardrop Fund and the Bodleian Library. 150th birth anniversary of Marjory Wardrop is celebrated throughout 2019 in association with UNESCO, mainly in Georgia and the United Kingdom.

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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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