Tbilisoba (Tbilisi City Celebration) as a celebration was first marked on October 28, 1979 and since than it has became the tradition. At the weekend the meeting of the present and past occurs in the city and the old Tbilisi is livened up once again. You will still meet Karachoghelis, water sellers and Kintoes in the street.
The first established Tbilisoba was held in the renovated districts of the city in the form of the fancy dress carnival: Tbilisi noblemen and Kneinas dressed in the Georgian traditional dresses were looking out from the balconies on the rafts drifting on the Mtkvari.
Even at present as soon as the celebration is started the phaetons appear in the streets, the sad rhymes of the arghani is sounded in the air and the songs by the ashughs takes us to the old Tbilisi as if the inhabitants of the medieval centuries are brought to life.
In Tbilisoba not only Tbilisi resi
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