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 Moscow citizens to spend May holidays in Baku and Tbilisi

Moscow citizens to spend May holidays in Baku and Tbilisi

Baku is in the top five of the most popular tourist destinations among Moscow citizens for the May holidays. The RoomGuru.ru rating is based on data of hotel and apartment bookings from April 29 to May 10 of this …

Tbilisi to host European Youth Fencing Chionship

Tbilisi to host European Youth Fencing Championship

According to the press service of the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs of Georgia, the capital of Georgia will host the European Fencing Championships among young people in June. A six-day tournament will be held in the Olympic park …

Drug dealer detained in Tbilisi

Drug dealer detained in Tbilisi

Georgian policemen detained a 28-year-old man in Digomi district near Tbilisi. He is accused of illegal acquisition and possession of drugs, Georgian Interior Ministry reports. After searches, it was found out that the accused had 148 …

Hungarian Foreign Minister highlights business, security cooperation with Georgia

Hungarian Foreign Minister highlights business, security cooperation with Georgia

Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Peter Szijjarto spoke about Georgian-Hungarian cooperation at today’s joint press conference with Georgian Foreign Minister Mikheil Janelidze, Ageda.ge …

 Bob Walsh street to appear in Tbilisi

Bob Walsh street to appear in Tbilisi

One of the streets of Tbilisi will be named after the American businessman Bob Walsh. Georgian Prime Minister Georgy Kvirikashvili addressed the relevant proposal, explaining that Walsh was the first US businessman, who showed interest in …

Tbilisi to host first forum on prospects of Georgian economy

Tbilisi to host first forum on prospects of Georgian economy

The first annual forum entitled ‘Economy of Georgia: Prospects and Challenges’ will be held in Tbilisi on March 20. The corresponding message is posted on the website of the Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation …

NATO Military Committee meeting starts in Tbilisi

NATO Military Committee meeting starts in Tbilisi

The meeting of the NATO Military Committee was opened in the Radisson hotel in Tbilisi. It is a second meeting of the NATO Military Committee in Georgia. According to the Defence Ministry, this fact confirms the Alliance's …

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, …