Terrific Tbilisoba – A Festival in Georgia Like No Other!

Terrific Tbilisoba – A Festival in Georgia Like No Other!

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The always bedazzling Georgia is quickly making a name for itself as the rising star of countless travelers’ European holiday bucket lists. This is in no small part due to its warm people, beautiful landmarks, delectable cuisine and the fact that it is far more economical than most other countries in Europe. As if all that isn’t enough, all you European #storytrippers now have another reason to visit Georgia! Introducing Tbilisoba – a festival like no other! Tbilisoba is an annual festival held every October, that celebrates the diversity as well as the history of Georgia’s capital city, Tbilisi.

 

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Georgians are jovial, fun loving people that firmly conform to the idea that you should ‘Go Big or Go Home’. Everything they do is in some way a celebration of love, adventure, kinship as well as camaraderie, and no festival personifies the indomitable Georgian spirit more than Tbilisoba does!

 

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The festival of Tbilisoba was first established in October, 1979, and has been held every single year since then. One of the aims of the festival is to celebrate the various phases of Tbilisi’s existence – from its glorious past, to its thriving present, and finally, to its increasingly promising future!

When is Tbilisoba 2018?

This year, Tbilisoba will take place on the 7th and 8th of October, 2018 and the organizing committee has promised it will be bigger and better than ever before! Numerous stalls, exhibitions and performances have been planned, with the citizens of Tbilisi working round the clock to ensure that visiting travelers have experiences to last them a lifetime!

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Last year saw a series of open-air concerts with music and dance, dedicated to showcasing the traditional cultural practices of Tbilisi’s citizens. There were also grand tables laden with every food item imaginable from fresh fruits and vegetables, to barbecued meats to traditional Georgian wines and breads, and everything in between!

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Tbilisoba: the best time to visit Tbilisi, Georgia

Parties across the city last well into the early hours of morning, and every tourist we spoke to said that it was unlike anything they had ever experienced before! Sports events also take place during this time, with every participant striving to do the city proud and achieve victory in their chosen arena!

Also read: Best Things to Do with Kids in Georgia, Europe

 

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Throughout the festival, the air crackles with a near palpable electricity and when it finally ends as all things must, there is an unmistakable melancholy as the citizens of Tbilisi arise bleary-eyed from the previous night’s revelry. Their spirits are quickly lifted however, by the satisfied faces of numerous tourists who depart with joy in their hearts and a song of hope on their lips!

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