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The Guardian Announces Reopening of Tbilisi Opera House

Tbilisi Opera House

London based publishing Guardian writes about reopening of a Tbilisi Opera House, which is due to take place in two days. With funding from nation’s richest man, former prime minister Bidzina Ivanishvili, prestigious cultural institution hopes to bring back glory years. The article quotes sayings from Georgian prima ballerina Nina …

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Georgian Persimmon is Sold for €8 in Holland

Persimmons

In 2015 Geofood company exported a test consignment of 100 kilogram dried Persimmon to the Netherlands and supplied it to the supermarkets that trade in bio products. The supply price per kilogram marked 8 EUR. The company failed to export the second consignment. Geofood founder Giorgi Kochlamazashvili told the Business …

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Tesla’s Model III Goes 320km Per Charge and Costs $35,000

Tesla's Model III Goes 320km Per Charge and Costs $35,000

I think we’re going to try to do something more radical, says Elon Musk, creator of Tesla Motors, whose charging stations will power your Tesla for free, forever.  This one, the Model III could be available in 2016, but more likely the middle or end of 2017.  It’s 20% lighter …

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Georgian Bankers Receive Highest Salaries in the Country

According to Geostat, the national statistics service of Georgia, highest salaries are recorded in the financing business. According to the Geostat report, in the third quarter of 2015 the averaged monthly salaries of employees marked 930 GEL, down 0.4% compared to the second quarter  of 2015, but up 9.3% compared …

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Importers Preparing to Raise Prices of Products

Importers are preparing to increase prices for the products, if the exchange rate of the lari reaches  2.55-2.60 per dollar. According to representatives of large companies, they study the results of day trading on the basis of which it will be decided whether to raise prices or leave them unchanged. …

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Georgia Intends to Become a Movie Set for Foreign Film Industry

Georgia Intends to Become a Movie Set for Foreign Film Industry

Under a new government initiative, foreign film companies have an opportunity in the case of shooting the film in Georgia to get 25% of qualifying costs back. According to the Minister of Economy Dmitry Kumsishvili,  Film in Georgia’s goal is to make the country an attractive place in Eastern Europe …

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World Cheese Map: Georgia Ranked 10th

Cheese

The Lenta.ru Russian news agency has named the Georgian cheese of Sulguni among the world’s best cheese products. The rating has selected only 12 cheese varieties and the Georgian Sulguni ranks 10th in the list. According to the Lenta.ru, cheese is one of the most ancient and important products worldwide. …

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How Renewed Tbilisi Opera House Looks Like (in Pictures)

The renovations of the Zakaria Paliashvili Tbilisi State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet (the Tbilisi Opera House) in Georgia have just completed. Cartu Foundation has financially assisted the rehabilitation and renovation process totaling $40 million. The project started in 2010 and lasted for 6 years. The main architect behind the …

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12 months in Georgia: Indian Magazine About Us

The Indian travel magazine Kunzum featured Georgia in its new issue. The article is describing activities and places of interest we offer every month. Take a look! January In January Georgians celebrate… Christmas. Yes, the Eastern Orthodox tradition makes our holiday season pretty long! You can come here to taste …

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