Friday night in Tbilisi: Top spots to hang out
13 January, 2017
Friday has always been a special day, ever since the school days. Yet many people will admit that in adulthood this day has gained even more significance, since it means the end of a tiring and hectic working week and the beginning of beloved weekend. The culture of hanging out on Friday has been firmly established in Georgian society similarly to other countries and by the end of the week people look for options of entertainment and relaxation. If you
have not planned your evening yet and seek for interesting ways of spending a day and at the same time celebrating the Old New Year (Old New Year is celebrated in Georgia on January 14) then check out this list:

New Year musical night with Misho Urushadze at Purpur
A cute restaurant Purpur located in an old apartment in famous Gudiashvili Garden, Tbilisi’s historical district, offers its guests a beautiful evening with tasteful music by renowned Georgian contemporary musician Misho Urushadze. The café-restaurant is especially popular with tourists providing cozy atmosphere and good service. Garnished with old sophisticated furniture and vintage items, the venue takes you back to old Tbilisi of 19-20th centuries. Keep in mind that Purpur is a no-smoking restaurant.

Old New Year in Fabrika
Fabrika, a multicultural space and a modern multifunctional hostel decorated with incredible murals by Georgian artists has a special offer for you as well. The fabulous space promises great food and groovy music on January 13. Guests will be able to enjoy special dinner menu as well as dance to disco music performed by special guest EFIM GINZBURG. The event will take place at Fabrika's lounge. Entrance is free. Music starts at 12 am.

Tserili at METRO Bar
Located at the central street of Tbilisi, 28 Rustaveli Avenue, METRO Bar offers an interesting event, pleasant environment and a warm evening to its visitors. Georgian band Tserili (letter) will perform on the stage. It is a musical group formed in 1995. Entrance fee - 10 GEL, a bottle of beer is included. In addition, on the very next day, Rag Time evening will take place at the venue where the band of young gifted musicians will perform iconic covers of 70s as well as modern hits for the guests.

Celebrate New Year at the National Gallery

If you want to spend Friday night in most unusual and magic environment then definitely pay a visit to the Georgian National Gallery. Georgian National Museum organizes an incredible evening of music, art, and celebration from 9 pm to 12:30 am, on January 13, 2017. As the administration reports, visitors will have the unique opportunity to view the spectacularly restored Niko Pirosmanashvili painting “Sviri”. In addition, all the permanent exhibitions will be open for viewing. Guests will be able to enjoy live performance by Georgian musicians as well. As an exception, today entrance will be free.