The Georgian capital Tbilisi celebrates the city’s most colourful and spectacular festival – Tbilisi City Fest, or Tbilisoba - which takes place this weekend.
Immense fun, artistic performances, flavourful wine, delicious food, music and folk dances – these will be only part of the plethora of attractions Tbilisi offers on October 7-8.
Flower festival at "New Tiflis". Photo by Tbilisi City Hall's press office
The two-day event celebrates the diversity and history of Tbilisi. People from all over the country and further abroad are expected to join the celebration.
Rike Park/Europe Square, Metekhi Bridge and "New Tiflis” host the main attractions including:
- Pavilions of Twin and Partner Cities of Tbilisi – Rike Park/Europe Square
- Auto Show - Exhibition & Sale of Antique and Modern Cars - Metekhi Bridge
- Wine Festival - Tasting of Different Types of Georgian Wine, Exhibition & Sale - Rike Park
- Autumn Harvest - Degustation of Georgian Agricultural Products, Exhibition & Sale - Rike Park
- Kite Festival - Exhibition of Kites, Master Classes for Kids - Rike Park
- Culinary Festival - Georgian and Foreign Cuisine - Rike Park/Buddha-Bar Terrace
- Exposition of Georgian Stamps - "New Tiflis"
- Fruit Festival - Fruit Wreath, Fruit Decorations and Flowers, Companies Present Various Fruit Cocktails, Juices, Jams - Sioni Street
- Flower Exhibition - Exhibition & Sale of Plants, Flowers, Modern Handmade Pieces and Paintings - Ilia Garden
The festival will end with the Award Ceremony for Honorary Citizens of Tbilisi and Gala Concert at Legvtakhevi tomorrow evening.
Georgian stamps exhibited at "New Tiflis". Photo by Tbilisi City Hall's press office
This year is the 37th edition of the festival and it is the largest annual event held in Georgia’s capital.
The festival was first marked in October 1979 and soon became one of the country's most colourful and spectacular celebrations.
Rike Park is one of the main destinations this weekend as it offers variety of attractions for all age groups. Photo by Tbilisi City Hall's press office
Marked as a public holiday, Tbilisoba traditionally attracts thousands of people and hosts all sorts of events from mid-morning until late in the evening.
You can find fun things to do in Georgian capital this weekend here