Did UNESCO remove Bagrati from World Heritage List?

By | June 23rd, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Bagrati cathedral in Kutaisi, Georgia. (Unesco.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The Culture Ministry in Georgia claims that UNESCO has decided to take Bagrati Cathedral off the World Heritage List. But UNESCO says it is only a question of modifying the boundaries of the site. Bagrati Cathedral, which is located in Georgia’s second largest […]

Saakashvili awards Bagrati architects medals

By | March 26th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch–President Mikheil Saakashvili has awarded the architects behind the rehabilitation of Bagrati Cathedral the Medal of Excellence shortly after the cathedral rehabilitation was awarded the international prize Domus Restoration and Conservation. […]

Controversial restoration of Georgian cathedral wins award

By | March 8th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Bagrati Cathedral in Kutaisi. (National Agency for Cultural Heritage Preservation.) TBILISI, DFWatch–The controversial restoration of Georgia’s historic Bagrati Cathedral has been awarded the international prize Domus Restoration and Conservation. According to the jury, ‘the intervention of critical reintegration of Bagrati Cathedral, one of the […]