Paata Burchuladze

Georgian opera singer Paata Burchuladze ends stint as politician

By | December 15th, 2016|Categories: Politics|Tags: , |

Paata Burchuladze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Paata Burchuladze, a Georgian opera singer who formed a political coalition which participated in the October 8 election, announced his departure from politics on Wednesday. Local media outlets wrote that the new leader of the party will be historian Nika Machutadze. […]

Burchuladze kicks out his major partner, Girchi, from coalition

By | September 27th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Paata Burchuladze, a world famous operatic bass who recently formed a political coalition with three other parties, said that he asked Girchi, one of the most important parts of his coalition, to leave. […]

Ex-ally claims opera star who formed new party is a puppet of Ivanishvili

By | September 13th, 2016|Categories: Politics|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Another prominent member left opera singer Paata Burchuladze’s party on Tuesday, accusing State for People of being financed by former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili. “I am leaving Paata Burchuladze’s party, because it is not Paata […]

Burchuladze’s team-mate splits, asks authorities for protection

By | September 9th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Khatuna Lagazidze has asked the government for protection for herself and her family. ( TBILISI, DFWatch–Political commentator Khatuna Lagazidze is leaving opera singer Paata Burchuladze’s party. She expresses concern about her own safety and asks the authorities for protection for herself and her family against ‘criminal elements’ in the party. […]

Journalist Merab Metreveli leaves opera star’s new party

By | August 23rd, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–Journalist Merab Metreveli Monday left opera singer’s Paata Burchuladze’s party because he was dissatisfied with being allied with former National Movement members. The opera star was joined by a more politicians on August 18, […]

More groups coalescing around Georgian opera star

By | August 19th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Opera star Paata Burchuladze expanded his followership on Thursday as more politicians joined his party, State for People. The merger with the New Rightists brings in politicians from a party that has a long presence in Georgian politics, but […]

Two members of opera singer’s opposition party detained

By | July 26th, 2016|Categories: Elections|Tags: |

Paata Burchuladze during Independence Day celebrations, May 26. (Facebook.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Sunday night, police in Georgia detained two members of a newly formed opposition party led by the opera singer Paata Burchuladze. The two members of State for People were detained outside the party office in Temka, a northern district […]

Operatic bass holds a party rally, vows to come to power

By | May 29th, 2016|Categories: In brief|Tags: , |

Paata Burchuladze during Independence Day celebrations, May 26. (Facebook.) Tbilisi, DFWatch – The newly former political party led by Paata Burchuladze, famous operatic bass, held a rally at Tbilisi central sports arena on Saturday […]

Georgian opera singer considers going into politics

By | November 21st, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Paata Burchuladze. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A famous Georgian opera singer and philanthropist is considering going into politics as less than a year remains until the parliamentary election. Paata Burchuladze, a world-renowned operatic bass and in Georgia also known […]

Georgians celebrated becoming ‘part of a big family’

By | June 28th, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

Georgians celebrated the new agreement with the EU until late night Friday. (DF Watch.) TBILISI, DFWatch–On June 27, Georgia became part of a big family, President Margvelashvili said at a concert in Tbilisi to celebrate the event. The concert took place at Europe Square near the presidential palace and was to celebrate the signing […]

Georgian opera star dispels rumors of presidential run

By | July 16th, 2013|Categories: Elections '12-'13, News|Tags: |

Paata Burchuladze. (Intrpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–As the presidential election in October is drawing nearer, Georgians are discussing candidates and who their next president might be. The Georgian Dream coalition has already decided on Education Minister Giorgi Margvelashvili as their candidate, […]