Natia Mikeladze-Bachsoliani

Natia Mikeladze

Natia Mikeladze-Bachsoliani is an award-winning translator and cultural manager. She worked for Goethe-Institute Tbilisi, Georgia from 1995, then moved to Armenia to establish and lead Goethe Center Yerevan from 2017-2023. Natia was born in Meissen as the daughter of a German mother and a Georgian father. Grew up in Georgia from the age of 3 (bilingual upbringing). Studied German language and literature at the University of Leipzig, Germany, was a research assistant at the University of Leipzig. She is currently working as a freelance translator of literature, films and other culture related materials as well as an interpreter. She has translated around 20 books from Georgian into German. Among the authors Natia translated are Aka Mortschiladse, Tamta Melashvili, Archil Kikodze and Nino Haratischwili.