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LYVG & ART GENE FESTIVAL in TBILISI

!! to be confirmed prior to the event in May !!


The program is organized and implemented with NGO „Union of Art Gene“ and 

“The Open Air Museum of Ethnography” Tbilisi



LOCATION: TBILISI

Tbilisi, capital of Georgia, was founded in the 4th century by King Vakhtang Gorgasali on the site of its warm mineral-water springs. Tbilisi is an awe-inspiring city with ancient and fascinating history. It is a lively town with friendly people, that offers many cultural and leisure activities.

www.georgien.bilder-album.com/index.php   www.info-tbilisi.com/tbilisi  


PROJECT MOTIVATION AND SHORT HISTORY:

Festival Art Gene's main goal is to promote and popularize Georgia's traditional folklore, research and gather known and unknown materials of this field and introduce it to the general public, also to archive and preserve those materials for future generations. Festival presents and hosts concerts and events with participants from different parts of Georgia and the world an holds wide verity of traditional arts and crafts exhibitions and sales. Traditionally festival starts in regions of Georgia and continues in Ethnographic Museum of Tbilisi. www.artgeni.ge


WORKING PLACE:

The Open Air Museum is located in Tbilisi, Vake district, to the west of "Turtle Lake". It occupies 65 ha of land. The Museum features objects of traditional art and architecture from different parts of Georgia. The Open Air Museum was founded on April 27, 1966 by George Chitaia, a famous Georgian ethnographer and academician, whose name it now bears. Museum exposes 14 ethnographic zones: Khevsureti, Kakheti, Meskheti, Javakheti, Guria, Imereti, Racha, Lechkhumi and Osetia. Each of them presents the particular historic-ethnographic area of Georgia. Together with the architectural monuments the museum exposes ethnographic materials - different kinds of tools, textile and ceramics.

www.commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Ethnographic_museum,_Tbilisi


ACCOMMODATION - I: DARCHEE HOTEL: http://darchee.ge

ADDRESS: Zandukeli street 9, Tbilisi, Gerogia


FOOD: Will be provided three times a day. The volunteer will have also the opportunity to make one cooking course of Georgian cuisine with a camp leader. You will also get acquainted with Georgian traditional cuisine (“Khachapuri”, “Khinkali”, “Mtsvadi” etc.)


WORK ACTIVITIES:

(5-6 hours per day) the work consists of cleaning out waste and vegetal debris from the territory of Ethnographical museum. Volunteers will work before, during and after the festival together with permanent local (Georgian) volunteers and youth workers who have been supporting the Festival organizers during these years. The technical tasks are: assembly and dismantling the infrastructure of the festival; support the organization of services during the festival; working on stage with bands and meeting and helping set up street entertainers; control access during the festival; during the festival participants will clean out waste and vegetal debris from museum. The volunteers could also take part in festival as they are allowed to present a performance to the audience.


WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU: working clothes, photo/video camera, traditional food for international evening and of course a good mood. Please take your national clothes.


LEISURE TIME:

Camp leaders from LYVG will organize free time with the participants (cultural and excursions in historical places Tbilisi, Mzcheta, Jvari). The volunteers will have an opportunity to attend concerts and other interesting events in Ethnographical Museum during the Festival (it will be free for you).   


LANGUAGE: English, Russian, Georgian.


THE LIMITION OF THE PROGRAM: 5 - 10 persons


AGE: 18 - 28


PARTICIPATION FEE: 200,00 EUR  / Participation fee is to be paid upon arrival.




MEETING PLACE AND TIME:

Please inform us about your arrival details in order to make meeting place and time more comfortable for you.







C O N T A C T


Mrs. IAMZE (IA) BURDULI

Project manager

(English/French/Russian/Georgian)

Mobile from EU: + 995 599 54 64 95  or + 995 599 14 19 91

Mobile in Georgia:  (0) 599 54 64 95  or  (0) 599 14 19 91

E-Mail: ia_burduli@mail.ru

Skype: iako30