Zurab Kandelaki

Director, writer, publicist

He was born on February 25, 1941, in Tbilisi. In 1965 he graduated from the Shota Rustaveli Theatre and Film Georgia State University, Faculty of Theatre Directing.

Between 1965 and 1967 he was the director of the Sokhumi State Drama Theatre. During that time he was also staging works in various theatres in Georgia, and also engaged in pedagogical activities. He also published a collection of stories. His works are published in the Georgian press.


Grand Prix of the International Radio Performing Arts Festival for the radio play Rehearsal(1994); Prix Europa, Jury Special Prize winner;

Medal of Honour.