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Chris Botti and Nani Bregvadze at Black Sea Arena

By Mariam Chanishvili
Friday, August 17
The concert of the famous Georgian singer - Nani Bregvadze and American artist Chris Botti, organized by Check In Georgia and Black Sea Arena, took place on August 16 in Shekvetili.

The concert was dedicated to the 100 years anniversary of Georgia's independence.

Bregvadze’s daughter - Eka Mamaladze and granddaughter - Natalia Kutateladze also participated in the concert.

The concert featured various Georgian artists, such as Nino Katamadze, Stephane Mghebrishvili, and Batumi State Musical Center's Cappella.

E. Mikeladze Georgian National Symphony Orchestra worked together with soloists on original versions created by Nikoloz Rachveli on famous and beloved melodies.

Chris Botti is an American trumpeter and composer, who won the Grammy Award in the Best Pop Instrumental Album category for the album Impressions.

Botti plays a Martin Committee large-bore Handcraft trumpet made in 1939.

The award-winning artist performed several compositions with Bregvadze.

Black Sea Arena has already hosted internationally celebrated figures including the Scorpions, Christina Aguilera, Vanessa Mae, Ennio Morricone and Aerosmith.

The general sponsor of the event is Bank of Georgia, and the general partner is the Artists Union ConceptArt.