NEWS
Heavy rain floods Poti
21 September, 2014
Heavy rainfall lasting two days has resulted in flooding; the seaside region of Poti has reportedly been submerged by floodwaters.
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"When we are talking about the former President, it may damage Georgian efforts to move forward" - Eric Rubin
20 September, 2014
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Eric Rubin told the Georgian bureau of the Voice of America
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A Survey Celebrates Georgia’s Rich Film Tradition – NY Times
20 September, 2014
The New York Times reports about Georgian movies in the article titled “Independent Nation With Films to Match”.
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Resurgence of Georgia’s viticultural heritage excites wine connoisseurs – Financial Times
20 September, 2014
The Financial Times reports about “a renaissance in Georgian winemaking”.
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One cake shared by 5 former Healthcare Ministers of Georgia
20 September, 2014
“Ex-Fathers” of Georgian Healthcare System cut and shared a single cake. An evening dedicated to a 20-year anniversary of “Curatio” fund was attended by five former Ministers
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Property of Mikheil Saakashvili and his family seized
19 September, 2014
Property of Mikheil Saakashvili and his family has been seized. A decision on seizure of property of former President and his family was initially made by Tbilisi City Court judge Arsen Kalatozishvili on 29 August.
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First person who bought iPhone 6 immediately dropped it
19 September, 2014
The first person to buy an iPhone 6 in Perth, Australia, immediately dropped it onto a concrete floor on live TV
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World media covers elephant's surgery in Tbilisi zoo
19 September, 2014
Grand the elephant has successfully undergone surgery to remove a portion of infected tusk at Tbilisi Zoo in Georgia, Associated Press reports.
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Georgian “Suliko” in Chinese drama
19 September, 2014
“Summer Palace” is a 2006 French-Chinese drama, which was highly praised by the critics. The movie is about a girl from a province who goes to Beijing to study.
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Elephant Grand gets up after difficult surgery in Tbilisi Zoo
19 September, 2014
One of Tbilisi Zoo’s denizens, an elephant named Grand, feels healthy again. After a very difficult surgery and narcotic sleep, the elephant regained consciousness and got up.
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Noshrevan Namoradze released on 50 000 GEL bail
19 September, 2014
Noshrevan Namoradze, who was accused of assaulting Davit Kodua, a businessman, was released on bail from Tbilisi City Court’s hall.
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Margvelashvili-Gharibashvili confrontation and more - Weekly Summary by Mark Mullen
19 September, 2014
Welcome to the September 11 Weekly Summary with Mark Mullen. Top story of the week is police raids in Georgia. Also, Mark speaks about the confrontation between
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Scotland votes 'No' to independence
19 September, 2014
Scotland votes to stay in the United Kingdom and First Minister Alex Salmond accepts defeat but calls for pledge of more devolved powers
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Georgia’s Pest Problem
18 September, 2014
Aside from several exceptions, a country’s overall development is a mixed blessing.
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Photo which Katie Melua always carries with her
18 September, 2014
“When you go on a tour, what item do you always carry with you?” – this was the question that Katie Melua was asked by a French music channel Alcaline.
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Abkhazura – Fried Spicy Meatballs
18 September, 2014
Abkhazura is a dish from the sea-side region of Abkhazia. To cook delicious Abkhazura you need to roll meat in caul fat, season it with spices and fry it on a pan or ketsi.
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In Search of an Urban Oasis - A quick Tbilisi Restaurant/Café Guide
18 September, 2014
I have gone impressive (depressing?) stretches of time without leaving the stretch of the city that is mtatsminda-sololaki-old town.
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Meet Georgian girls whose song became an internet sensation
18 September, 2014
“This Georgian folk song will entrance you” – wrote the American woman who heard the singing of “Mandili” trio. “Zetsas Shakheneo Aparekav” has been a leader
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Hamas, Hezbollah and ISIS pose danger to the whole Middle East
18 September, 2014
Interview with the Ambassador of Israel to Georgia, Yuval Fuchs
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Karl Lagerfeld’s Georgian muse
18 September, 2014
We at Georgian Journal have the pleasure of introducing our readers to a senior principal ballerina of the English National Ballet and the Georgian muse of Karl Lagerfeld:
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The Pilot Agro-insurance Program is looking for every willing farmer
18 September, 2014
The state-initiated pilot agro-insurance program began on September 1st and promises to embrace every willing farmer during its year-long existence.
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“Shavparosnebi” – Georgian Gladiators
18 September, 2014
I often meet them at the hippodrome, where they train. Mesmerized by their moves, I used to stand and watch this very manly martial art with great pleasure.
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“MOTHERS CUT THEIR VEINS TO quench THE THIRST OF THEIR CHILDREN…”
18 September, 2014
At the beginning of August the Radical Islamist movement ISIS staged a massacre in the Yazidi villages of Iraq. The fighters of the ‘Islamic State’ terrorist
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“In the end the country suffers and President Margvelashvili must realize this” – Bidzina Ivanishvili (Exclusive)
18 September, 2014
Editor of Kviris Palitra, Giorgi Kvitashvili, discussed recent political developments with former Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili in an exclusive interview.
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Service in Georgia – What rights do the consumers have?
18 September, 2014
The European Union, which includes over 500 million consumers, considers that for the market to develop, it is necessary for it to win the consumers’ trust.
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Street Children in Georgia
18 September, 2014
Lately, upon coming to work, I’ve been noticing a well-dressed, well-groomed little girl who followed people passing by a certain church, begging them for money.
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“For me, being Georgian is a religion” – Bayar Shahin
18 September, 2014
A few days ago, a pig’s head was hung in the doorway of a madrasa that is currently under construction in Kobuleti. Bayar Shahin, an ethnic Georgian singer
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Editor's Choice
18 September, 2014
In a way that only he can, former Prime Minister and Georgian Billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili gives an account of the brooding conflict between Georgia’s elected
 
10 September, 2014
President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili and his partner Maka Chichua registered their marriage today. This information was confirmed by Maka Chichua herself for “Imedi TV”.
 
11 September, 2014
Tbiliseli like to drink and like to party. This is a simple fact. While Georgians in general like to enjoy their homemade Odessa and Saperavi grapes, their spicy pepper
 
08 September, 2014
A law that sets a 150 GEL fine for drinking alcohol in public has recently become a reason for several late evening incidents between the police and youngsters, as a result of which a few people got fined.
 
08 September, 2014
Soup-kharcho is one of the versions of traditional Georgian soup Kharcho, which is made with beef, walnuts and rice.
 
11 September, 2014
In the village of Pereta of the Vani region a terrible crime was committed – late at night three people in masks rushed into the Arveladzes’ house.
 
04 September, 2014
Famous Iranian movie director Mohsen Makhmalbaf has finished filming his latest work, The President, in Georgia. The Main roles in the movie are played by Georgian movie stars
 
30 August, 2014
A video guide to making “Acharuli khachapuri” was published by well-known American newspaper, the “Washington Post” web-site. The video is accompanied by a description
 
04 September, 2014
Khachapuri is a traditional Georgian dish with numerous variants like: Imeruli, Megrelian, Adjaruli and others. In order to cook Khachapuri you will definitely need fresh, high-quality cheese
 
14 August, 2014
A list of best Georgian dished and drinks was made by the Europe Travelz website (europetravelz.com).
 
14 August, 2014
The Ministry of Healthcare has provided commentary on medicines that from the 1st of September will require a prescription.
 
15 August, 2014
“Warmth and love that I saw in Georgian people’s eyes gave me so much power that I never felt tired at all”
 
06 August, 2014
Ana Akhvlediani was selected by Dolce & Gabbana’s casting. The gorgeous Georgian model was chosen from among 500 girls
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