Georgian wine participated in two exhibitions in Verona

Participation in these exhibitions is important for the diversification and promotion of Georgian wine export markets, as wine professionals and trade representatives from different countries of the world gather here”, the Agency said.The Vinitaly trade fair hosted about a thousand companies from 60 countries, while the Orange Wine Festival exhibition of amber wines saw 87 wineries from 11 countries converge to the event.The body added it had promoted Georgian wines in the United States, Europe and Southeast Asian countries since 2013 to diversify target markets.


Basisbank Supports the First International Puppet Theater Festival in...

The impressive opening of the Festival included the participating actors and Khetiala, a 6-meter puppet, walking the streets of Batumi, and musical performance by Kakhaber at the Square of Wonders, giving amazing emotions to the local residents and visitors of the city.Seven professional state theaters participate in the Theater Festival. They present 8 competition and two non-competition performances to the international jury composed of representatives of Turkey, Kazakhstan and Poland. Spectators are free to attend performances.The award ceremony of the festival will be held on September 13, and the winners in different categories will be announced.Within the framework of Batumi International Festival, Georgian and international directors and art critics will hold master classes for Georgian actors.The International Puppet Theater Festival was founded by the Professional State Theater of Puppets and Young Spectators of Batumi together with the Union of Professional Puppet Theaters of Georgia, intended to become an annual event."Basisbank makes a significant contribution to the promotion of Georgian theater and the support of modern artistic processes. We believe that the support of the business sector will give Georgian culture even more opportunities for development. We are pleased that our support laid the foundation for the first International Puppet Theater Festival in Batumi, which acts to promote puppet theaters and develop the puppet theater art. We are convinced that with the support of Basisbank, a number of interesting projects will be implemented across the country in the future." - Tamar Khaduri, Head of Strategic Communications Department of Basisbank. 


What? Where? When? Summer Series Commence

Every Saturday, starting from June 24, the most exciting intellectual game show of the Georgian television returns to the air of the first channel of the Public Broadcaster with the summer series of 2023.Basisbank will give a cash prize to all the winning TV viewers who send questions, and if the TV viewers win the finale, the Crystal Owl prize and GEL 5,000 from Basisbank will be given to the author of the best question.“What? Where? When? intellectual game show has maintained its popularity among TV viewers for the third decade. The project offers its 21st consecutive season to the viewers this year, proving to be one of the longest running shows in the Georgian television. I would like to take this opportunity to thank Basisbank, our loyal partner, for their friendship and commitment to sustainably protecting the interests of TV viewers for the second decade,” Giorgi Mosidze, project leader, said."What? Where? When?, the elite intellectual game show is an outstanding project of the Georgian television, and it is a great honor for us to continue to faithfully protect the interests of TV viewers. We have good news for the authors of the question: from June 24, each winning TV viewer will receive an increased monetary reward of GEL 800.I am sure that the summer series will traditionally offer very interesting, intense and unforgettable games to TV viewers," Tamar Khaduri, Head of the Strategic Communication Department of Basisbank, said.


In October, 236 persons were prosecuted for domestic violence

Of these, 150 persons committed a crime before the probationary period expired, which is 7.2% of the persons prosecuted.


Demna's First-Ever Fragrance is On Its Way

''If somebody wonders how a Demna perfume would look like, it would definitely not smell how people would imagine,'' said Demna, asked to respond to online commentators wondering how and when Balenciaga will dive into fragrances. Demna Gvasalia is currently the creative director of Balenciaga and the co-founder of Vetements. 


New Mural with Georgian Elements Unveiled on Bakhtrioni Street

The city fell in love with the work during the painting process.“The inspiration for this mural came from Georgian traditional ornaments.I made a mix of old Georgian ornaments from books and composed a Georgian Blue Tablecloth that I spread on the wall. My goal was to show traditional ornaments in a modern art shape and space. As a bonus, there is a hidden story of a woman entrepreneur - a writer, a doctor, an agronomist, and a winemaker,'' said Tina Chertova.     


City Hall Allocates 500,000 GEL to Support Street Art

According to him, the said works not only color the city but also allow novice and experienced artists to present their creativity and vision."In the background of the infrastructural development of the capital city, its cultural appearance is also changing and is organically connected with street art.Georgian artists and curators saw the prospect of becoming an important part of the urban identity of cities and their attractiveness, following the example of Berlin and other European cities, and Street Art became an organic part of the urban culture of Western countries. We welcome and support this.In total, around 100 walls have been painted across the capital, among their authors are experienced foreign artists, famous Georgian artists and novice street artists, for whom this was a great challenge. Within the framework of the festival "Nikosa" and "Tbilisi Mural Fest", as well as several other organizations and independent artists, the works of different themes not only color the city but also create a platform where both novice and experienced artists have the opportunity to present their work,'' Kakha Kaladze said.The mayor of Tbilisi instructed the deputies to encourage street painting and to hold a meeting with young artists for this purpose."In 2019, we allocated approximately 100,000 GEL for the implementation of similar projects. These funds increase every year. We are ready to allocate 500,000 GEL to make Tbilisi even more colorful and to give young people the opportunity to develop their talents,'' noted the mayor of the capital.