Armenian participants of the Eurovision 2012 boycott the annual contest demanding change of the country where it must be held this year. Azerbaijan`s capital is preparing to host the contest in 2012, but the Armenian contestants definitely will not take part in it. The group of Armenian singers sent a letter of address to the organizers of the contest, saying not a single singer will arrive in Baku, explaining political reasons of the boycott, which is along well-known conflict between the two nations, the murder of an Armenian citizen on Armenia-Azerbaijani border by a sniper. As it is stated in their message, they refuse to perform in a country where mass pogroms of Armenians were organized and were hatred towards Armenians reached state level. The singers announce that they are ready to participate in the song contest any time, if the European Union of Broadcasters decided to move the contest to another country, where peace and harmony will rule as it was during the Junior Eurovision in Yerevan, where Azerbaijan refused to participate. The organization committee of the contest has not replied to the address of Armenia so far.
The human skull discovered in Dmanisi several years ago has given foreign scientists to make a sensational statement - the picture of the skill was printed on the front page of the Science Magazine causing the interest of various international editorials and televisions, where the Dmanisi discovery is still the top news.
Holy Synod has called for halting the process of installing barbwires by Russian occupants on the territory of Georgia. Holy Synod discussed situation in Georgia`s occupied regions of Abkhazia and Tskhinvali at its last sitting.
President of Georgia arrived in Turkey to hand over the ID documents of the citizens of Georgia to several ethnic Georgians living in the cities of Sakaria and Guljuk. The IDs of Georgian citizenship was granted by the president to several tens of ethnic Georgians.
Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II has conducted a holy rite for the souls of the heroes, who died in the wars for Georgia`s independence and freedom. Before that, the religious leaders organized a march of worshippers from the Hero Square towards the Holy Trinity Cathedral...
The position of the managing director of Rustaveli Theatre is still vacant. Minister of Culture of Georgia Guram Odisharia says he has approved the position of Davit Sakvarelidze on the position right after he was nominated as the candidate by the art director of the theater Robert Sturua.
Yet another discovery has been made in the Old Tbilisi district, N3 Tumaniani Street, during the construction of a new building for the residents of a block of apartments, which was damaged by the 2002 earthquake.
The minaret removed from the Mosque has been returned back to the village of Chella in Akhaltsikhe Region in the southern part of Georgia. Local Muslims gathered outside awaiting the arrival of the minaret in the village.