Hero Square in Gori

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”

Memorial of Levan Midelashvili

Memorial of Levan Midelashvili. Photo: Salome Mindiashvili
Memorial of Levan Midelashvili. Photo: Salome Mindiashvili

 Name: Memorial of Levan Midelashvili

Location: Tserovani settlement, Akhalgori Municipality, Georgia.

Opening date: August 8, 2016 (8th anniversary of August War).

The memorial represents a stone monument, with portrait and name of Levan Midelashvili.

Inscription below states into Georgian: “Glory to the Heroes Devoted to Motherland”

Additional information: Tserovani Settlement is one of the villages built for internally displaced persons after Russo-Georgian war, which occurred in August 2008. Corporal Levan Midelashvili served in Georgian army when the war started. He was born in the village Midelaani, Akhalgori Municipality. He died in the war. He was only 19. Was Awarded Medal for Military Bravery.