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    GEORGIAN COSTUME TWO DAY TOUR   

    Art and Culture

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    04/01/2019 - 27/12/2019
    2 days
    6 - 10
    Travel & Paint
    Tbilisi region    -    Tbilisi    -    Show on the Map

    What is fashion? For centuries individual or societies have used clothes and other body adornments as a form of nonverbal communication to indicate occupation, rank, gender, locality, alas, wealth and group affiliation. Nowadays fashion is a form of free speech and languages of signs and symbols that nonverbally communicate meaning about individuals and groups. It's as a barometer of cultural changes. Georgians have always had a reputation for being stylish dressers. Today they wear casual clothes and follow the latest fashions. However, on spaces occasions, they wear traditional costumes. The (chokha) is the man’s tunic. It is usually magenta or white, is belted at the waist, and has decorative cartridge pouches on the chest. The (kartuli Kaba) is the traditional female costume. It consists of a silk veil and a log, embroidered dress have wide sleeves and gathered at the waist. There are also costumes associated with various regions and professions. The woman in (Khevsureti) are well known for the (tsinda-pachuchi) thinks knee-length socks colored with natural dyes, in the mountains, shepherds still wear the (nabadi) this is a black felt cloak with the stiff wide shoulder that can be used for shelter in winter weather.

    FirWe will wait for you at 10.00 o'clock at your hotel’s entrance and drive you to the Open Air Museum which is displaying the examples of folk architecture and craft work from various regions of Georgia. It is essentially a historic village populated by buildings moved there from all main territorial subdivisions of Georgia. There you will see the direct connection between Georgian folk architecture and traditional costume.

    In the Open Air Museum, we will arrange for the workshop. During the workshop, you will be able to do some sketches. Workshop duration is approximately 3 hours.

    Then we will have lunchtime in a popular Georgian restaurant.

    The next stop is the Museum of Theater, Cinema, and Choreography where we will see the old costumes from famous Georgian films, opera, and theatre performances. The museum is housed in one of the most stunning buildings in Tbilisi which is a perfect example of Gothic and Islamic architecture. More than 300,000 objects that provide comprehensive information on the development of Georgian theatre, cinema, circus, folklore, opera, and ballet, as well as providing insight into the lives of eminent figures in respective fields. The 19th-century building hosts one of the most multifaceted and rich museums of Georgia.

    Then we have to go to the Georgian Traditional Costumes Shop “Samoseli Pirveli”.You will be able to try on some Georgian costumes and take memorable photos.

    Second day

    At 11 o'clock we will wait for you at your hotel's entrance and drive you to the

    Memorial House-Museum of the Georgian ballet dancer, choreographer and teacher Vakhtang Chabukiani which was highly regarded in Georgia as well as abroad. He is considered to be one of the most influential male ballet dancers in history and is noted for creating the majority of the choreography of the male variations which comprise the classical ballet repertory. Chabukiani combined Georgian folk dance with classical ballet and created a peculiar national classic ballet. In the museum, you will see the interesting costumes of famous Georgian ballets.

    The next point is the Old Tbilisi area. We will see Gabriadze Theater, the beautiful building of the unique Marionette Theater which is designed by Gabriadze himself and walk through Old Tbilisi narrow streets.

    Lunchtime we will arrange in Old Tbilisi area.

    The next stop is "Qarvasla".Qarvasla is located at 8 Sioni Street, between Sioni church and touristic hot spot Shardeni Street. In the beginning, this building was a store for various goods and a barrelhouse. Today it is an active tourist spot, where one can explore Georgian history in the museum, exhibition, and trade. In the museum, you will be able to have a look at old Georgian costumes from the 19 century and trend at all. The tour will be accompanied by a local guide.

    In Qarvasla we arrange our Costume Design workshop. You will learn the main points of Fashion Design and make some interesting sketches. The workshop duration is approximately 3 hours.

    st day

    We will wait for you at 10.00 o'clock at your hotel’s entrance and drive you to the Open Air Museum which is displaying the examples of folk architecture and craft work from various regions of Georgia. It is essentially a historic village populated by buildings moved there from all main territorial subdivisions of Georgia. There you will see the direct connection between Georgian folk architecture and traditional costume.

    In the Open Air Museum, we will arrange for the workshop. During the workshop, you will be able to do some sketches. Workshop duration is approximately 3 hours.

    Then we will have lunchtime in a popular Georgian restaurant.

    The next stop is the Museum of Theater, Cinema, and Choreography where we will see the old costumes from famous Georgian films, opera, and theatre performances. The museum is housed in one of the most stunning buildings in Tbilisi which is a perfect example of Gothic and Islamic architecture. More than 300,000 objects that provide comprehensive information on the development of Georgian theatre, cinema, circus, folklore, opera, and ballet, as well as providing insight into the lives of eminent figures in respective fields. The 19th-century building hosts one of the most multifaceted and rich museums of Georgia.

    Then we have to go to the Georgian Traditional Costumes Shop “Samoseli Pirveli”.You will be able to try on some Georgian costumes and take memorable photos.

    Second day

    At 11 o'clock we will wait for you at your hotel's entrance and drive you to the

    Memorial House-Museum of the Georgian ballet dancer, choreographer and teacher Vakhtang Chabukiani which was highly regarded in Georgia as well as abroad. He is considered to be one of the most influential male ballet dancers in history and is noted for creating the majority of the choreography of the male variations which comprise the classical ballet repertory. Chabukiani combined Georgian folk dance with classical ballet and created a peculiar national classic ballet. In the museum, you will see the interesting costumes of famous Georgian ballets.

    The next point is the Old Tbilisi area. We will see Gabriadze Theater, the beautiful building of the unique Marionette Theater which is designed by Gabriadze himself and walk through Old Tbilisi narrow streets.

    Lunchtime we will arrange in Old Tbilisi area.

    The next stop is "Qarvasla".Qarvasla is located at 8 Sioni Street, between Sioni church and touristic hot spot Shardeni Street. In the beginning, this building was a store for various goods and a barrelhouse. Today it is an active tourist spot, where one can explore Georgian history in the museum, exhibition, and trade. In the museum, you will be able to have a look at old Georgian costumes from the 19 century and trend at all. The tour will be accompanied by a local guide.

    In Qarvasla we arrange our Costume Design workshop. You will learn the main points of Fashion Design and make some interesting sketches. The workshop duration is approximately 3 hours.

    Please note that if you inform us in advance the meal for vegetarian

    will be arranged.

    We will give you the inventory needed for drawing

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