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First graffiti school to open this weekend in Tbilisi

First graffiti school to open this weekend in Tbilisi

Fabrikaffiti, Tbilisi's first graffiti school, gallery and shop, is set to open on Saturday, The Calvert Journal reports. Housed at Fabrika, a multifunctional space set in a former textile plant, Fabrikaffiti will be led by …

Tbilisi to hold UEFA GROW summit

Tbilisi to hold UEFA GROW summit

The International summit UEFA GROW will be held in Tbilisi on March 1-2, the website of the Georgian Football Federation (GFF) said. The event, which will be held in this format for the first time, is being prepared by UEFA with the …

Rustavi 2 TV channel holds protest rally in Tbilisi

Rustavi 2 TV channel holds protest rally in Tbilisi

Tbilisi-based, private broadcasting company Rustavj 2 is holding a protest really in central Tbilisi this afternoon. TV channel staff, Rustavi 2 supporters and opposition politicians gathered in front of the …

Picasso, Kandinsky among iconic painters in first Tbilisi display

Picasso, Kandinsky among iconic painters in first Tbilisi display

Paintings created over the last two centuries by some of world’s most famous artists will be exhibited in a special display launching in Georgia’s capital of Tbilisi today, Agenda.ge reports. The Art Palace museum venue will …

Tbilisi hosts #039Hydropower. Caspian and Central Asia#039 international congress

Tbilisi hosts 'Hydropower. Caspian and Central Asia' international congress

Georgia’s Tbilisi is hosting an international congress to discuss key topics of hydropower construction and operation in the regions of the Caspian Sea and Central Asia. Participants will present more than 40 plans for both …

Napalm Death to perform in Georgia

Napalm Death to perform in Georgia

Tbilisi will host UK’s Grindcore pioneers Napalm Death's concert on April 19, 2017. Conspiracy Concert Agency is the organizer of the concert, Sputnik Georgia reported. Napalm Death are a British grindcore …

UNM lost 35 seats in municipal assemblies

UNM lost 35 seats in municipal assemblies

As a result of split Georgian opposition party United National Movement (UNM) lost lost 35 of the 276 seats in municipal assemblies. There were only seven members of the UNM in Tbilisi, three of them left the party. The party suffered …

Fire blazes through shopping centre in Tbilisi

Fire blazes through shopping centre in Tbilisi

Hundreds of shopkeepers have suffered major financial loss after a powerful fire burned through a shopping centre in Tbilisi overnight. Thirty-one firefighting units were called to the scene to tackle the fire that broke out in …

Head of Council of Europe to visit Tbilisi

Head of Council of Europe to visit Tbilisi

In the near future Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland is going to visit Tbilisi, vice-speaker of Georgian parliament Tamara Chugoshvili said. "A few days later he …

Does Parliament of Georgia return to Tbilisi?

Does Parliament of Georgia return to Tbilisi?

The Parliament of Georgia is considering moving to Tbilisi. The preliminary agreement has been reached, a member of the ‘Patriots of Georgia’ faction, Ada Marshania said at a meeting set up in the framework of the Constitutional …

Russia to start paying Georgia financial compensation for gas transit

Russia to start paying Georgia financial compensation for gas transit

Russia's Gazprom and the Georgian Energy Ministry reached an agreement, according to which Georgia will shift to a system of financial compensation for the transit of Russian gas into Armenia, the Georgian Deputy Prime Minister, Energy …

Tbilisi to show David Bowie documentary

Tbilisi to show David Bowie documentary

A new documentary about David Bowie 'The Last Five Years' will be broadcast on his 70th birthday in Tbilisi. Directed by Francis Whately, David Bowie: The Last Five Years tells the stories of his 2013 surprise …

Margvelashvili to visit Belarus in 2017

Margvelashvili to visit Belarus in 2017

Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili plans to visit Belarus in 2017, the website of Georgian presidential administration informed after the meeting between President and Foreign Minister of Belarus Vladimir …

Georgia Just Might Be the Fashion Capital of Eastern Europe

Georgia Just Might Be the Fashion Capital of Eastern Europe

Creative political statements were a part of Fashion Week

 Kvirikashvili meets with US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence

Kvirikashvili meets with US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence

Georgia’s Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili met the US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence Michael Carpenter in Tbilisi this morning. Kvirikashvili said that defence and security cooperation …

US official Brink says Georgia’s elections showed ‘huge support’ for ruling team

US official Brink says Georgia’s elections showed ‘huge support’ for ruling team

A high official from the United States (US) says last month’s Parliamentary Elections in Georgia manifested "huge public trust” in the ruling Georgian Dream Government and that the US is keen to continue its strong …

NATO-Georgia Exercise 2016 starts near Tbilisi

NATO-Georgia Exercise 2016 starts near Tbilisi

The first NATO-Georgia joint multinational brigade-level exercise, the NATO-Georgia Exercise 2016, started at the Joint Training and Evaluation Center, near Tbilisi. The exercise is aimed at developing the necessary skills in officers …

First cafe to become accessible to visually impaired opened in Tbilisi

First cafe to become accessible to visually impaired opened in Tbilisi

A freshly renovated cafe in one of Tbilisi's most popular recreational parks is now accessible to blind and visually impaired visitors in a bid to become an example of unrestricted public space, Agenda.ge reports. The New Mziuri …

With City of Towers, China Puts Its Economic St on Caucasus

With City of Towers, China Puts Its Economic Stamp on Caucasus

"The Chinese want control, and if they don’t get control they are not interested,” Levan Akhvlediani says

Street in Rome to be named after Tbilisi

Street in Rome to be named after Tbilisi

A street in the Italian capital Rome will be named after Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia. This decision was announced after deputy Mayors of the two cities met in Italy today. The meeting took place between the Deputy Mayor of Rome, …

Shahin Mustafayev visits Georgia

Shahin Mustafayev visits Georgia

Delegation led by the Minister of Economic Development of Azerbaijan Shahin Mustafayev is on official visit to Georgia on October 27-28 to discuss prospects for economic cooperation expansion between Azerbaijan and …

South-Eastern Europe Defence Ministerial to be held in Tbilisi

South-Eastern Europe Defence Ministerial to be held in Tbilisi

The South-Eastern Europe Defence Ministerial (SEDM) will be held in Tbilisi in 2017. This decision was taken in Rome during the ministerial, dedicated to the 20th anniversary of this format. Georgia was represented by the first deputy …

First Japanese garden opens in Tbilisi

First Japanese garden opens in Tbilisi

The spirit of Japan can now be felt in Georgia after the first Japanese garden has opened in capital Tbilisi today, Agenda.ge writes. The new garden served as a symbol of good relations between Georgia and Japan, …

Turkmen Airlines to connect Tbilisi and Ashgabat

Turkmen Airlines to connect Tbilisi and Ashgabat

The regular flights will be carried out between the capitals of Georgia and Turkmenistan twice a week, starting from November 2nd, the relevant permit was issued by the Agency of Civil Aviation of the Ministry of Economy of Georgia to the Turkmen …

Georgia celebrates Tbilisoba

Georgia celebrates Tbilisoba

The streets of Old Tbilisi are alive this weekend for a two-day event celebrating one of the country’s most colourful and spectacular festivals – Tbilisoba, the celebration of the diversity and history of Georgia's capital …

Pope Francis visits the Caucasus. The first stop is in Tbilisi

Pope Francis visits the Caucasus. The first stop is in Tbilisi

In Georgia Pope Francis has called for reconciliation and harmony, despite the cultural and religious differences

Moscow celebrates Tbilisoba

Moscow celebrates Tbilisoba

On October 1, one of the biggest holidays in Georgia - autumn harvest festival, Tbilisoba, was celebrated at the Hermitage Garden in Moscow.  Moscow residents and visitors enjoy this holiday for the sixth year in a row. They could …

Pope Francis holds stadium mass In Tbilisi

Pope Francis holds stadium mass In Tbilisi

Pope Francis held a stadium Mass in Tbilisi on the second day of a weekend trip to the Caucasus that is focused on preaching religious tolerance and peace, RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty reports. In his homily on …

TSU becomes one of the best universities, THE reports

TSU becomes one of the best universities, THE reports

The Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University is the only university in Georgia, which got to the list of the best universities in the world in 2016-2017, according to the Times Higher Education magazine. …

Drivers of Tbilisi to undergo daily medical examination

Drivers of Tbilisi to undergo daily medical examination

The drivers of the public transport in Tbilisi before each drive will undergo a compulsory medical commission, which will determine their health status and ability to perform job duties,  the head of the …