Georgian Anthem Author Wins Main Prize for Contemporary Poetry in Milan
Georgian Poet Davit Maghradze was awarded the main prize of Atelier magazine - "Contemporary Poetry".
The prize was awarded to the poet in the city of Borgomanero in the Milan region on 28 May.
Along with the author, film artist Julio Greco also read his poems. The author of the English translation is Gabriel Griffin, and the Italian - Nunu Geladze.
Davit is a nominee for the 2011 Nobel Prize in Literature, and the author of the text of the current anthem of Georgia. Dato Maghradze won the Fifth International Poetry Competition in Ebolი.