Vazha-Pshavela reading space to be opened in National Library of Georgia
12 April, 2017
Vazha-Pshavela reading space to be opened in National Library of Georgia
Great Georgian author Vazha-Pshavela’s reading space will open in the National Library of Georgia. Vazha-Pshavela (1861-1915) was the penname of a great writer and poet Luka Razikashvili from Georgia’s mountainous Pshavi region. Vazha stood out for his unusual writing style and philosophical poems that earned him recognition across the world. Vazha-Pshavela space will incorporate a reading corner, museum, innovative space for students and a registry. As reported, the area should become the major space in the library. According to the National Library of Georgia, the new initiative is aimed at helping youth to broaden their knowledge.

Vazha-Pshavela museum-reading space will host lectures in the evening as well as workshops, book presentations. As it is known, the establishment of reading space will be co-funded by m2.

“We have completed negotiations with a private business representative and soon the library will have Vazha-Pshavela museum-reading space. A special agreement was signed as well. Company
m2 will be the 20thprivate company who will support our library. Soon we will have another important complex beside book and Georgian alphabet-calligraphy museums. The reading space is planned to be openeb by autumn. Vazha-Pshavela space should occupy one of the most important places in the library. Our aim is to establish one of the best libraries in Europe”, - said GiorgiKekelidze, Head of National Library.

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