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Turkey’s Economic Centre Continues to Shine

Turkey’s Economic Centre Continues to Shine

As the only city in the world that straddles two continents, perhaps it’s no surprise that Istanbul is filled with contrasts. While its opulent palaces and ancient domes pay homage to the bygone Byzantine and Ottoman Empires, the Turkish capital is a cosmopolitan hub with design-driven hotels, a lively nightlife …

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Georgian Actors to Perform Famous Opera in Baku

Georgian Actors to Perform Famous Opera in Baku

The stage of the Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theater in Baku will host the world famous “Pagliacci” opera by Ruggero Leoncavallo on June 6. The Theater has invited some leading performers of Georgia’s Tbilisi State Opera and Ballet, named after Paliashvili, in order to update the performing staff. Such …

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First-Ever Europe-Bet WPT National Georgia To Begin On Saturday

Georgia’s first-ever World Poker Tour National (WPTN) live poker event will kick off on Saturday, May 30, at the Europe Bet Poker Room in the country’s capital, Tbilisi. Set to attract many of poker’s top names from Eastern Europe, the event marks the first step in a recently announced partnership …

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Salzburg State Opera Embraces two Georgian Opera Singers

Salzburg State Opera Embraces two Georgian Opera Singers

Two Georgian opera singers will perform leading roles at one of the world’s most prominent opera theatres in Austria. Next month Georgian tenor Zurab Zurabishvili and baritone Michael Bachtadze will perform the premiere performance of The Queen of Spades, an opera by Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky at the Salzburg State Theatre, Austria. …

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Main Runway at Tbilisi International Airport Needs Repair

Main Runway at Tbilisi International Airport Needs Repair

The main runway at Tbilisi International Airport will soon undergo major repairs to make sure it meets international standards. Remedial work will begin on the runway in September, announced the Government after officials met with representatives of Turkey-based TAV Airports Holding today – the company responsible for operating Georgia’s two …

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Georgia’s Future Examined Amid Tense NATO-Russia Relations

Georgia’s Future Examined Amid Tense NATO-Russia Relations

Georgia is stuck in a difficult place as it pursues its Euro-Atlantic future while facing continued pressure from Russia, says NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at a speaking engagement in the United States (US). After meeting US President Barack Obama, Stoltenberg addressed the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) …

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Tbilisi Joins International Bubble Festival

On May 31 people in over 30 countries across the world – from Nepal to USA, from Sudan to Indonesia – will go out on the streets and join forces to make their cities happier by blowing soap bubbles. Now Georgia is not an exception – the parade in Tbilisi …

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