Catholicos Patriarch of all Georgia Ilia II served the Divine Liturgy at the Svetitskhoveli Cathedral in the town of Mtskheta some 30 kilometers from capital Tbilisi today, as the Georgian Orthodox Church celebrates St. George`s Day today.
Niko Sulkhanishvili State Choir stops to work due to grave social-economic conditions. The members of the Choir released a special statement, in which they say that the suspension of their 200 GEL salaries is unacceptable for them.
Over a dozen residents of the city of Poti rallied on Aghmashenebeli Avenue after they saw a flag of Russia along with the national flags of other countries, saying the flag of the occupant state, which bombed this city and killed people during the August war in 2008 must not be waving there.
The list of the events planned for the inaugural ceremony on November 17th has been already determined - the special commission agreed yesterday that the official and the cultural parts of the celebrations will be held on Rustaveli Avenue in front of the Parliament building, at the memorial of heroes and in the Rustaveli Theatre.