NEWS
Giorgi Arveladze presented as a member of Yulia Timoshenko's party
25 October, 2014
After the change of government, former high-ranking member of “National Movement” party and ex-director general of “Imedi TV” Giorgi Arveladze disappeared for some time.
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7 Local Dishes to Try in the Caucasus (+Photo Gallery)
25 October, 2014
The Caucasian Challenge website publishes a list of dishes that are worth trying in the Caucasus. Three Georgian dishes – Khachapuri, Khinkali and Lobia are among the most memorable meals of the region.
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Asking strangers for food - Social experiment with unexpected ending
25 October, 2014
Have you ever been out in your local town or city, fancied a spot to eat and realized you’ve not got any money on you? Maybe you’ve left your cash at home.
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Traffic movement restricted with regard to “Tbilisoba” celebration
25 October, 2014
In relation to “Tbilisoba” festival, in some districts of the city, traffic movement has reportedly been restricted from 08:00 to 24:00 of October 26 in order to secure order
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"Not many women go out after 21:00" - BBC inquires women's freedom in Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia
25 October, 2014
The BBC touches upon the issue of social freedom of women in South Caucasia. In order to find out more about the social lives of women in the region, the BBC calls on the readers
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“I am very proud that Kakha Kaladze is my brother-in-law but I am not going live in anybody’s shadow” - Giorgi Areshidze
24 October, 2014
A noisy meeting of three committees took place in the Tbilisi City Council. The noise was caused by nomination of brother of Energy Minister Kakha Kaladze’s wife, Giorgi Areshidze, as a chairmanship candidate in the City Hall’s
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Giorgi Margvelashvili and his wife hosted by Japanese Emperor
24 October, 2014
President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili and his wife Maka Chichua have been hosted by Japanese Emperor Akihito.
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'The Hobbit' cast star in 'the most epic safety video ever made'
24 October, 2014
Air New Zealand would like to welcome you to Middle-earth with what it very justly calls: The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made.
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Footage shows lorry and car collide in London
24 October, 2014
A lorry's onboard camera has caught the moment a car became wedged across the front of the cab as it travelled along the M25 near Gatwick, BBC reports.
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“We continue to stress to the Georgian Government the importance of due process and rule of law” - Jen Psaki
24 October, 2014
“We’ve expressed some concerns about the way some cases have been handled, and those concerns remain”, US State Department’s Spokesperson Jen Psaki
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First woman president and “Accomplished Palace Graduate”
23 October, 2014
Marika Darchia, Davit Lortkipanidze and Omar Mkheidze became the first to be awarded with the title of an “Accomplished Palace Graduate”.
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"We are all Ukrainians" - Supportive rally held in Tbilisi
23 October, 2014
A rally in support of Ukraine was held in front of the Ukrainian Embassy in Georgia, organized by a civil society forum “Eastern Partnership”.
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Modern Sculpture in Georgia
23 October, 2014
Me, You and Batumi is the name of a new composition, which was erected in the Wonderland Park in 2012. The author of the sculpture is Irakli Tsuladze.
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Gebzhalia - Cheese in mint and sour cream sauce
23 October, 2014
Gebzhalia is an antique dish from Samegrelo, western region of Georgia. It is made from cheese, curd cheese and mint. Usually it is consumed with Ghomi, Georgian cornmeal.
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President Margvelashvili with his wife in the former capital of Japan – Kyoto
23 October, 2014
During an official visit to Kyoto, then former capital of Japan, Georgia’s President Giorgi Margvelashvili and his wife Maka Chichua attended
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10 Georgian Books You Need To Read
23 October, 2014
DATA TUTASHKHIA BY CHABUA AMIREJIBI

The novel tells the story of a Georgian outlaw at the time of Tsardom. It combines thriller elements with Dostoyevskian themes of personal fate and national identity.
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Winners of CinéDOC-Tbilisi documentary film festival are presented
23 October, 2014
Tbilisi hosted the 1st international documentary film festival in the South Caucasus, CinéDOC-Tbilisi. The festival presented around 50 documentaries
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 The Georgian family featured in the world of ballet art...
23 October, 2014
Nugzar Makhateli, Marina Loladze, Davit Makhateli and Maia Makhateli, are all part of the same family. This is the only Georgian family serving ballet and great art, and the world press
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“Tbilisi is the number one city for me in the whole world” - Temur Kvitelashvili
23 October, 2014
A musician, a guitarist, a singer and a composer, Temur Kvitelashvili is an honorable resident of our city. He is a world-famous musician. He has been recognized as the best fusion guitarist
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Kola Kwariani – “Nick the Wrestler,” Chess Expert and Former World Champion
23 October, 2014
Many people know of Stanley Kubrick, one of the most famous and innovative 20th-century American movie directors. I doubt it is possible to meet many people
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Russia more reliable than EU, NATO and US for majority of Georgians?
23 October, 2014
On October 3rd and 4th, the Civil Rights Defense and Research Center “The Marshal of Society” (with its sociological branch headed by Otar Stepanishvili) conducted a poll
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The 17th Tbilisi Jazz Festival Begins
23 October, 2014
On October 22-27th, the 17th Tbilisi Jazz Festival will take place. This is the largest-scale musical event in Georgia in which world-class musicians traditionally participate. It is worth mentioning
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The Abkhaz Quagmire
23 October, 2014
Georgia does not have a state border with Abkhazeti a.k.a. Abkhazia because Georgia cannot have a state border with Abkhazeti for a very simple reason that Abkhazeti is an integral
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Abkhazian “Independence” At Stake?
23 October, 2014
After the possible Russia-Abkhazia Treaty on Alliance and Integration became public knowledge, the temperature in Abkhazia’s already tumultuous political pot rose to the boiling point.
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Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani - The man who paved the road to Europe
23 October, 2014
Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani, one of the first Georgian diplomats, is known as the man who “paved the road to Europe.” As a respected member of King Vakhtang VI’s court, he was sent
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‘We need one more road to Georgia, repair it immediately!’ – Putin
23 October, 2014
The restoration of the Avar-Kakheti road is in the strategic interest of Russia. It will render Eastern Georgia completely unprotected.
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Editor's Choice
16 October, 2014
Italian model agency Brave Models Management is presenting a new face to the world of fashion. Its representatives firmly believe that Ana Akhvlediani, a 19-year-old model from Kutaisi
 
16 October, 2014
On October 13th, the company Art Palace with support of the Iavnana charity fund, held a joint concert by world-class trumpet player and Grammy award-winner Chris Botti, as well as
 
17 October, 2014
Aaron Huey, a journalist for the famous magazine National Geographic, has returned to Svaneti after a 14-year-absence. His first visit to one of Georgia’s most beautiful regions
 
10 October, 2014
The National Geographic photo reporter Aaron Huey repeated his journey to Svaneti - mountainous region of Georgia.
 
06 October, 2014
A clip from a video Suck-cess Tango - by Irakli Kakabadze and Salio Mills (Salome Korkotashvili) was uploaded to Youtube
 
03 October, 2014
Eka Beselia’s “English language scandal” has been a hot topic on the internet for three days now. A new Youtube video was released recently
 
09 October, 2014
BIRKIANI, Georgia - The Pankisi Gorge is not the ideal place for three journalists, including an American, to visit and start asking questions about its most famous native son
 
13 October, 2014
To make this version of khachapuri you need to skewer the cheese and wrap the dough around it, instead of rolling them in a traditional way.
 
04 October, 2014
A video has been published on the internet that depicts Salome Tetiashvili, a well-known Georgian singer, performing a song named “Ah, Turpav, Turpav” with her trademark emotion.
 
30 September, 2014
“Dimitri Tsintsadze Fund” has published a video dedicated to children suffering from leukemia and other forms of cancer. The video was directed by Giorgi Ovashvili
 
02 October, 2014
It is a land far away from civilization, hidden from the outside world. Nowhere else in Georgia will you find a place which feels so mysterious, unique and magical—a place where
 
02 October, 2014
Chanakhi is an eastern dish, very popular in Caucasus region. It is cooked differently in Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia. Georgians cook it with mutton, sweet pepper, tomatoes
 
17 September, 2014
“This Georgian folk song will entrance you” – was the title for a news report by a well-known internet newspaper The Huffington Post on a song “Apareka” by “Mandili”
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