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Events 2015

December 9, 2015 - The winners of the contest "Craftsman of an Year ". The first prize for thecontribution in engagement of youth in Heritage Crafts was awarded to Eter Urotadze. The second prize winners are Nanuli Azikuri, Eliso Arabuli and Mariam Jujunadze; the third place went to Ivane Kokaia.


December 9, 2015 - GACC celebrated 20th anniversary. The event featured discussions "Main tendencies in Georgian culture during past 20 years"; Exhibitions and Video Installations - GACC
projects overview; Silent Auction - Georgian heritage crafts, Applied Arts and “Istoriali” collection.

November 25-26, 2015 - GACC in the frames of EU Investing in people project "Crafts Platform in Action" organized workshop "Heritage Crafts as am Intangible Heritage and source for Economic development" leaded by the UNESCO expert, prof. Amareswar Galla for representatives of cultural departments of local municipalities. The workshop had benn funded by EU Investing in People Programme, Tbilisi Assembly and Department of Culture of Tbilisi City Hall. The workshop was held in the frames of EU Investing in people project "Crafts Platform in Action"

Craftsman of the Year 2015 - Craftsman of the Year 2015 – GACC and Georgian Heritage Crafts Association announce call for participation in contest “Craftsman of a year 2015”. This year the award nomination is “Contribution in Engagement of youth in Heritage Crafts”.

November 4, 2015 - GACC and Georgian Heritage Crafts Association organised woodwork exhibition of Master craftsman Zaza Gatenashvili and IDP youth from Tserovani.


October 25, 2015 - GACC and Georgian Heritage Crafts association in the frames of the ongoin EU funded project "Crafts Platform in Action" provided training in Crafts Product Development for the Kisiskhevi "Good House" .

2015 - GACC was awarded European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra's Jury Special Mention in category "Dedicated Services"

July 8, 2015 – The winners of the Small Grants Program 2nd call implemented by the support of the EU, Reserve Fund of the President of Georgia and Foundation of Children and Youth Development Fund had been announced

July 1, 2015 - The technical meeting of project team, eptisa and MDF representatives held at Gelati Monsatery to discuss the conservation works at the Church of the Virgin gian

Jun 18-19, 2015 - The workshop “Traditional Crafts – Marketing and Product Development” leaded by the International Consultant Lyn Nelsonhad been held with the support of US Embassy in Tbilisi, Tbilisi Assembly and Department of Culture of Tbilisi City Hall in the frames of project “Crafts Platform in Action” funded by the EU Investing in People programme


15 May 15, 2015 - The Presentation of Georgian Heritage Crafts Association was held at theTbilisi Assembly building. The Association was founded in the framework of ongoing project funded by the European Union “Investing in People



May 15, 2015 - The Memorandum between Tbilisi City Assembly Tbilisi City Hall Department of Culture and Georgian Arts and Culture Center had been signed. The bodies will cooperate to support development of cultural entrepreneurship.



March, 2015 - The works conducted at the Church of the Virgin funded the US Ambassadors Large Grants programme had been recommenced



February 13, 2015 Conference „Volunteering and Educational Programmes in Museums” had been held in the frames of Project „Get in Culture - Polish-Georgian Cooperation”. The conference was held under the patronage of  H.E. Andrzej Cieszkowski, Ambassador of Poland to Georgia



January 23,2015.The Monitoring mission at Gelati Monastery (Kutaisi, Georgia)had been held to inspect the works conducted on the dome of the Church of the Virgin, (the project implemented by GACC under the US Ambassadors Large Grants programme). The mission included: See more on facebook

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