Christina Aguilera, Scorpions, 30 seconds to mars, Aerosmith, jessie j, Black Eyed Peas - these and other musicians performed on the stage of the Black Sea Arena concert hall located in the Black Sea resort of Shekvetili, but due to the pandemic the concert hall designed for 10 000 spectators has not been functioning for almost 2 years.
According to the Black Sea Arena Director Tato Kharchilava, the doors of the hall will not be open in 2021 either, open-air events are planned to be held in the large public space around the facility.
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The concert hall construction began in 2008 on the initiative of the Cartu Foundation owned by billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili. The investment cost of the project amounted to $ 115 million.
The concert hall opened in 2016 with a performance by one of America’s leading pop stars Christina Aguilera. The facility was transferred to the ownership of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports.