“The decision of his family, it was also his wish during his lifetime, he will be buried at the Veriysky cemetery, where his mother is buried,” TASS quotes Rati Abzianidze, the manager of the actor and singer, as saying.
The date of the funeral is also specified: January 19.
The memorial service will be held in the church (which is not specified), after which the coffin will be handed over to the Tbilisi Philharmonic, and then burial will take place.
Earlier it was reported that Kikabidze was planned to be buried in the Mtatsminda Pantheon of Georgian Writers and Public Figures, which is also located in Tbilisi. Many famous personalities are buried in the Pantheon, including the great Russian poet, writer, composer and diplomat Alexander Griboedov and his wife Nina Chavchavadze.