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Turkish buses to serve passengers in Tbilisi

Sixty new Isuzu buses, purchased by Tbilisi Transport Company, have been presented by Tbilisi Mayor Kakha Kaladze. The Euro 6 standard, diesel buses have been produced by Turkish Anadolu Group, Agenda.ge …

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UNESCO names Tbilisi World Book Capital for 2021

Director-General of UNESCO Audrey Azoulay has named Tbilisi the World Book Capital for the year of 2021, per the recommendation of the World Book Capital Advisory Committee, which met in Switzerland in June 2019. …

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Niavaran Palace photos to be exhibited in Tbilisi

The Tbilisi History Museum in the Georgian capital will host an exhibition of photos of Tehran’s Niavaran Cultural Historical Complex. The exhibition entitled 'Niavaran Palace Complex' displays photos from Iranian …

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Tbilisi street to be named after Gia Kancheli

The members of the sakrebulo (city council) of Tbilisi came up with the initiative to name one of the streets of the Georgian capital after the outstanding Georgian composer, Gia Kancheli, the sakrebulo name and symbol commission reports. …

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Composer Gia Kancheli passes away

Well-known Georgian composer Gia Kancheli passed away at the age of 84 in Tbilisi, his family members confirmed to the Georgian media. Kancheli was born on August 10, 1935 in Tbilisi. He graduated from the Tbilisi …

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New rules for taxis takes effect in Tbilisi

New rules will come into effect for taxis today in Tbilisi. Holders of category A licenses have the right to pick up passengers on the street – they must have four doors and a trunk, be left-hand drive vehicles and also must …

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Baptism ceremony held in Tbilisi

The 60th baptism ceremony was held at Sameba (Holy Trinity) Cathedral in Tbilisi yesterday. A total of 800 infants have become godchildren of Georgian Patriarch Ilia II at 20:00 local time. The …

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Museum of photography opens in Tbilisi

The first in Georgia Museum of Photography and Multimedia (Tbilisi Photography & Multimedia Museum, TPMM) opened in Tbilisi at the Stamba Hotel. The opening ceremony was held as part of the Tbilisi Photo Festival that takes place in the …

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Fast and Furious 9 filming starts in Tbilisi

Some streets in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi will be closed, as the shooting of a 10-minute segment for a Hollywood film Fast and Furious 9 is starting.  Shooting will start today and end on September 20. The following …

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Passenger traffic at Georgian airports down 7.3% in July

Georgia’s five airports – three international (Tbilisi, Batumi and Kutaisi) and two local (Mestia and Ambrolauri) – served 571,848 passengers in July 2019, which is a 7.3% decrease in comparison to last year, according to the …

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US tourists rescued in Georgian mountains

Four tourists were rescued in the village of Omalo at an altitude of about 1.9 thousand meters above sea level. According to the Emergency Management Service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia, the rescuers left for the site …

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