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TBILISI, August 2 (Itar-Tass) —— French singer Charles Aznavour will give a concert in the town of Akhaltsikhe in the south of Georgia which is the birthplace of his father. The concert will be held in a newly built theater building on August 16.
The program of the concert includes Aznavour's most popular compositions. Before the concert the singer is going to visit an opening ceremony at an ancient fortress in Akhaltsikhe opened to visitors after restoration.
The family of Charles Aznavour of Armenian descent moved from Akhaltsikhe, which is the birth place of Charles Aznavour's father, to Greece and then to France, where Charles Aznavour was born in 1924. His grandmother and grandfather were buried in Akhaltsikhe, and the singer's distant relatives still live there. The house of his ancestors has not survived. Local residents and Charles Aznavour's distant relatives look after the graves of the ancestors of the celebrated singer.
Charles Aznavour first visited his father's birthplace in 1996. He had last been to Georgia in 2005. In Akhaltsikhe the singer visited the graves of his ancestors and was awarded the title of an honorary citizen of Akhaltsikhe.
During his previous visits to Georgia the French singer was received by prominent figures from the Georgian leadership.