Saturday, 4 June 2011

170th Anniversary of Doukhobors in Georgia — 3 June 2011

The exhibition/meeting "Doukhobors in Georgia" (დუხობორები საქართველოში) will be held at the Conference Hall of the National Parliamentary Library of Georgia (Building III, 7 Gudiashvili Street, Tbilisi 0107, Georgia) on 3 June 2011 at 16:00 (4 PM), to mark the 170th anniversary of the exile of Doukhobors to Georgia.

Alla Bezhentseva, the author of the book Strana Doukhoboriya and the chairperson of the Union of Russian Women of Georgia Yaroslavna will deliver a speech on the Doukhobors’ life in Georgia, their traditions and culture, the present and the future of the school financed by Leo Tolstoy.

Gorelovka, a documentary by Alexander Kviria will be shown at the Conference.

The exhibition will display 20 archival photographs illustrating the Doukhobors’ life in Georgia.

The event is organized by the National Parliamentary Library of Georgia, the Office of the State Minister of Georgia on Reintegration Issues and the Union of Russian Women of Georgia Yaroslavna.

More about Doukhobors in Georgia.

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