Kikvidze Park

Rally against planned new hotel in Vake Park, Tbilisi

By | January 11th, 2014|Categories: Environment, News|Tags: , |

Environmentalists say it’s against the law to build a new hotel in a recreational zone, like Vake Park. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–People Friday demonstrated in front of Tbilisi City Hall against a private company’s plans to build a new hotel inside the publicly owned Vake Park in the capital. Behind the project is Tiflis Development Company, and the hotel is planned at the location […]

Tree-cutting in Tbilisi demonstrated against

By | May 12th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, Dfwatch – Groups in Tbilisi today held a small symbolic protest against the mass cutting of trees in the capital. Transparency International Georgia and the organization Green Alternative joined other young activists and local residents on the Deda Ena (Mother […]

Tbilisi’s old trees are being razed to the ground

By | May 11th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch – One hundred year old trees are being cut down in Georgia’s capital Tbilisi and are replaced with new saplings, which will need decades to reach mature height. A few days ago workers started cutting trees in Tbilisi’s old district at the end […]

Police clears protest camp in old Tbilisi park

By | February 26th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – The small fireplace, wooden chairs, all the logs and even the small plant planted one day ago were demolished on Saturday by huge trucks and a tractor that dug a big hole inside the fenced-off area of old Kikvidze Park in northern Tbilisi. It happened […]

Trees cut and planted in old Kikvidze Park

By | February 25th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Four more trees were cut in Tbilisi’s old Kikvidze Park yesterday night while activists left the area for a short time. The police Saturday arrested Lasha Chkhartishvili, the founder of Greenpeace Supporters Group and one of the organizers for trying […]

Protesting the destruction of old green lung

By | February 23rd, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – On Dadiani Street in northern Tbilisi near Didube metro, there is a big old park called Kikvidze Park. Here, the government has decided to build another one of Georgia’s characteristic transparent glass police stations. A protest was launched against […]