Russia is an occupier – Protest-themed birdhouses
03 July, 2019
Russia is an occupier – Protest-themed birdhouses
Ramaz Grigalashvili from Khashuri, a town in the central part of Georgia has been building birdhouses for about 6 years. His birdhouses are very popular among locals and tourists. Due to current events in Georgia – massive protests against Russian occupation, Mr. Ramaz decided to create protest-themed birdhouses. He wants to show his protest and remind everyone that Russia occupies 20% of Georgian land.
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His colorful birdhouses have the sun, flower, fruits, birds, moon and various other prints. One of his
most popular works is the Georgian flag-themed birdhouse. Although Russians avoid buying them, other tourists love to have the flag-themed houses. On their way to the west part of Georgia, almost everyone stops by his outdoor market to purchase birdhouses as well as swings, wooden chairs and hammocks.
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Mr. Ramaz is an engineer and mechanic but after making the first birdhouse for his garden, it has become a part of his life. So far he has created around 10 000 birdhouses of different sizes and colors. To make the houses durable, he uses long-lasting paints. The best supporter of his work is his wife who was the initiator of creating a birdhouse for their garden.

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