“Deep Purple” in Tbilisi – biggest festival to be held in South Caucasus
15 March, 2013
You must have Flash Player installed in order to see this player.
Organizers of the planned June 5 Tbilisi Open Air music festival – South Caucasus’ biggest event of this type – spoke to the media at a press conference.
“Deep Purple”, “The Subways”, “Kid Jesus” - the 2013 event –
under the motto of “Music Breaks Free” - will feature internationally famous artists, as well as the winning band of 2013 Tbilisi Newcomers contest.
Music lovers met the announcement with applause.
Tickets for the festival are scheduled to be on sale from March 19 in the price range of 40 to 200 Lari.

Related Story:

Deep Purple soloist’s Georgian wedding: Ian Gillan in Chokha and Phaeton


KID Jesus - the winner of the Tbilisi Newcomers 2012 contest
Other Stories
Georgian folk song mixed with American rock - Must listen
“Have you ever thought it was possible to mix American rock music with Georgian folklore?
Endless ovations after Sukhishvili ensemble concert in Poland
Georgian National Ballet ‘Sukhishvili’ are on a 2-month tour at the moment.
David Koma’s new collection inspired by Georgian chokha spotlighted by VOGUE
Famous Georgian designer David Koma (Davit Komakhidze) whose exquisite dresses have been worn by celebrities such as Beyonce, Miranda Kerr,
Georgian movie Corn Island featured at New York-based film platform
Georgian movie Corn Island directed by Giorgi Ovashvili appeared on the streaming platform Filmatique and was presented as part of February's Foreign Language Oscar Series.
Georgian dance ensemble performs at New York Couture Fashion Week
Couture Fashion Week New York (CFW NYC), a multi-day event was held from 10th February to the 12th February 2017 at New York, USA.
Tbilisi Movement Theatre: Moving shows, moving experiments, moving improvisation
“The true theater, because it moves and makes use of living instruments, continues to stir up shadows where life has never ceased to grope its way,”
Georgian animation Li.le featured at Berlinale
Georgian short animation Li.le has been featured at Berlinale (Berlin International Film Festival), one of the leading and most prestigious film festivals.
Georgian artist Tamoonz featured in international street art festival in Nepal
Famous Georgian artist and illustrator Tamoonz (Tamuna Tsakhnakia) was featured in the first large-scale international street art festival in Kathmandu, Nepal,
Movie on Georgia's first president - First trailer released
Khibula, a new movie by a well-known Georgian director Giorgi Ovashvili, dedicated to the final days of the first Georgian President Zviad Gamsakhurdia, is completed.
Singer Katie Melua revisits her Georgian roots
BBC recently released a short interview of a popular Georgian singer Katie Melua, who has recorded incredible Christmas album named "In Winter" together with Georgian Gori Women’s Choir.
Katie Melua and Gori Women’s Choir hosted by The Graham Norton Show
Georgian-born British singer Katie Melua along with the Gori Women’s Choir was hosted by The Graham Norton Show.
Dancing in the snow: Georgian amateurs perform in Bakuriani resort
The videos showing Georgian traditional dances often go viral. Some of them have been made in interesting and unconventional places.
Katie Melua awarded with Medal of Honor by Georgia’s President
The President of Georgia has awarded Katie Melua with the Medal of Honor.
Jazz revival in Tbilisi - Young Georgian jazzmen bring great tunes to the city
When the city sleeps or some of us prefer to stay home and warm ourselves up with a hot cup of tea,
Ukrainian carol by Katie Melua and Gori Women’s Choir on BBC
Katie Melua’s new album recorded with the Gori Women’s Choir is gaining wide popularity.
Balenciaga’s Georgian creative director Demna Gvasalia wins international fashion award
Demna Gvasalia, world-renowned Georgian designer, new artistic director of Balenciaga and head of the Vetements
“Tough men” sound sweet – Georgian ensemble’s mesmerizing performance in the US
Georgia’s State Folk Ensemble Basiani, collaborated with the famous American producing company David Eden Productions and has toured accsorss USA.
'This is our jazz': The Basiani Georgian State Vocal Ensemble keeps a tradition alive
Georgian folk music is widely appreciated throughout the world.
Georgian trio’s amazing “Apareka” in snowy Kazbegi
Georgian trio Mandili has become very popular, not only throughout the country, but internationally as well.
Georgian movie Line of Credit featured at New York-based film platform
Georgian movie Line of Credit appeared on the new streaming platform Filmatique and current week is dedicated to this film.
Victoria Kocherova – 21-year-old beauty to represent Georgia at Miss World 2016
Georgia will be represented by 21-year-old Victoria Kocherova at Miss World 2016.
Georgia wins Junior Eurovision 2016 for third time: Meet Mariam Mamadashvili
A 10-year old Georgian singer Mariam Mamadashvili has become the winner of Junior Eurovision 2016.
The day when “The King” was born: Irakli Charkvini’s life and career
November 19 marks 55th birthday of a very important and extremely distinguished person in Georgia’s modern history of art, music and poetry Irakli Charkviani,
Georgian ensemble performs 11-century-old chant in US church
The Zedashe ensemble was founded approximately 20 years ago, in Kakheti region’s historical town of Sighnaghi.
Rhythms of Georgia – 926 sketches of Georgian dance in one animation
A 26-year-old Georgian graphic designer and illustrator Nuki Totosashvili has created animation with elements from Georgian national dance
PHOTO OF THE DAY
Other Stories
Yet another fashion publication Women's Wear Daily (WWD), a fashion-industry trade journal sometimes called "the bible of fashion”, has dedicated an article to Georgian designer
First graffiti shop, gallery and studio Fabrikaffiti will open on February 25th at Fabrika, the multifunctional space and a hostel located in an old textile plant.
Georgian film My Happy Family by Nana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Groß has been included among the best films presented at Berlinale 2017.
Aerosmith concert tickets will be available since February 25th, the Ministry of Economy reports.
The paintings of world renowned artists Pablo Picasso, Wassily Kandinsky and Franz Roubaud will be exhibited together with outstanding Georgian painter Gigo Gagabashvili’s artworks in Tbilisi,
Georgian films have been featured at the Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema in France.
Georgian textile designer Sopo Barnovi has presented her collection at the New York Fashion Week.
Five Georgian films are being screened at world’s one of the prestigious Berlinale Film Festival starting from February 10 to February 17.
Netflix is in advanced negotiations to acquire global rights to Nana Ekvtimishvili and Simon Gross’ “My Happy Family,” a Georgian drama that premiered at Sundance
Influential American magazine The Hollywood Reporter writes about the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Awards,
GEL Exchange
USD
1
USD
2.5883
EUR
1
EUR
2.7402
GBP
1
GBP
3.2470
RUB
100
RUB
4.4717