Name: Hero Square
Location: Gori, Georgia
The square is an unique place, which unites memorials related to the different political-ideological periods. It has several “layers”. Somehow each of them contradicts to others and it’s really amazing how these conflicting ideas/messages can co-exist on the same space. The site is located in the center of Gori, on the walking distance from Stalin Museum. Continue reading “Hero Square in Gori”
Name: Alley devoted to the victims of April 9 Massacre
Location: School of the village Velistsikhe, Gurjaani Municipality, Georgia.
The memorial board was installed in the construction, which dates back to Soviet period. The new board with respective inscription was placed soon after the massacre, which occurred on April 9, 1989 in Tbilisi, Georgia. On that day Russian soldiers attacked peaceful protesters, using tanks, military spades and poisonous gas. As a result, 21 persons were killed – 17 women and 4 men.
Name: memorial of the heroes fallen in the war in Abkhazia
Location: Alley of Glory, Rustavi, Georgia
The monument represents a composition made by 13 columns. 4 of them had boards inscripted names of the heroes fallen in the war in Abkhazia.
Name: April 9 Memorial
Location: Alley of Glory, Rustavi, Kvemo Kartli Region, Georgia
Opening date: April 9, 2016
Sculptor: Valeri Jikia
Additional information: The memorial is devoted to the victims of the tragedy, which occurred On April 9, 1989. On that day Soviet army attacked to the peaceful protesters in front of the Parliament House, Tbilisi, Georgia. Thousands of people on Rustaveli Avenue demanded restoration of independence of Georgia. Militaries used spades, tanks and poisoned gas. As a result, 21 persons died – 17 women and 4 men. Their age range: from 16 to 61 years old. among them a pregnant woman, schoolgirls, students)
Name: Memorial of Heroes
Location: Jacob Tsurtaveli Street, Rustavi, Kvemo Kartli Region, Georgia
Opening Date: 2012
Name: Memorial plate of Ermaloz Koberidze
Location: #2 Uznadze Street, Tbilisi, Georgia
Description: The memorial board states: “In 1959-1974 Hero of Soviet Union, Major-General Ermaloz Koberidze lived in this house”.
Name: John Lennon Wall
Location: Mziuri Park, Tbilisi, Georgia
Opening date: October 9, 2016
The wall represents a symbol of freedom, peace and love. It contains quotes of John Lennon.
Organizers: New Mziuri, Georgian fan-club of The Beatles and company Geb Group
The wall is painted by street artists – Gagosh (George Gagoshidze) and Afour (Lasha Babuadze)