Dudana Mazmanishvili, born 1980 in Tbilisi, received at the age of 3 her first piano instructions from her mother, pianist Tamar Apakidze. Already at 8 years old she debuted with the Georgian National Orchestra. In 1998 Elisso Virsaladze brought Dudana Mazmanishvili to Munich. In 2005 she was perfecting herself in New York with Jerome Rose. Dudana Mazmanishvili has immortalized herself at numerous international piano competitions as award winner in the winner lists: for example at the Busoni Competition in Bozen, Washington International Piano Competition, Nicolai Rubinstein Competition Paris, Nadia Reisenberg Award New York and August Everding Competition Munich. In 2006 Dudana Mazmanishvili debuted at Carnegie Hall. Harris Goldsmith celebrated her in his concert critic as the discovery of the year. In “Musical America” she was selected “Rising Star of the Year.” Among the highlights in her career are performances in the Philips Collection Washington, Munich Residenz, Salle Cortot in Paris, Musikverein in Vienna and Konzerthaus Berlin. Dudana Mazmanishvili is sharing her pianistic career with her mission as cultural attachée at the Georgian Embassy in Berlin, promoting the Georgian culture and awakening attention for a place with rich historic roots at the edge of Orient and Occident.