Saturday, October 6, 2012

Tbilisoba is celebrated in the capital (video)

06.10.2012. As the Tbilisi City Hall representatives say, “Tbilisoba 2012” will be full with festive events, which will take place in the old parts of the city and its nearby area.

Tbilisoba  is a annual October festival, celebrating the diversity and history of Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia. It was first held on October 28, 1979, and has since become an established tradition.

Traditionally, winepresses will be installed on the Meidan. Tbilisi Mayor Gigi Ugulava is also on Meidani and he takes part in the grapes pressing process. The citizens have opportunity to participate in the pressing process, which is carried out in 60 sq. m. winepress, where 5 tons of grapes are placed. The holiday guests are also able to taste grape juice and to take it home too.

Concert of a folk ensemble is planned in Abastumani, fruit and tea festivals, auto-shows, various sports activities, young poets evening and the award ceremony of the literary contest “Gala” will take place on this holiday.  Rafts will be arranged. The festive events will be finished with a gala concert on Europe Square on October 7.

 Hvino News

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