Batumi cows taken into custody

Batumi Sanitary Service employees took nine cows into custody. The cows were accused of roaming around carelessly on a boulevard. Their owner has to pay a fine of 20 to 50 GEL (around $20) for the detained animals.
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“Sea Slippers on Eggs” Art Sculpture in Batumi

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This unusual art installation is the work of French sculptor Lili Fantozzi, a self-educated 39 year-old sculptor and actress, whose works have been exhibited in contemporary art galleries in Paris, Vienna, New York and Brussels.

“I presented a miniature version of the sculpture (a pair of Keds on eggs), which is symbolic of the dangerous road for which this country has traveled in terms of reconstruction,” Fantozzi explained in one of her interviews. At the same time, she added, the sculpture can be interpreted as portraying a “dangerous life, which is like walking on such subtle things as eggs that can collapse any time.”

Though the Georgian government decided to install the sculpture in Batumi, the idea of Keds shoes was changed into sea slippers, typical for a seaside city.

Locals in Georgia’s Black sea resort town of Batumi disapproved this art installation placed in front of the Radisson Blu Hotel.

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Walking tree in Batumi

Georgian billionaire and former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili is known, for his bizarre love to a centenarian trees. He searches for them all over the country, uproots and moves them to his private park on the Black Sea coast.
Recently, yet another eucalyptus tree left its home.

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