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Georgian Heritage Reflected In Tbilisi Fashion Week


Georgian patriotism was evident at the Mercedez-Benz Fashion Week Tbilisi as Georgian designers attached symbolic meanings to their exhibited outfits. As Georgia survives continuous battles, such as the 2008 war with Russia, nationalism among Georgian people gradually grows and expands. Following the war with Russia, Georgia began embracing its heritage through accentuating the …

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Telegraph Newspaper Says Kakheti is Alternative to California


Following the results of the recent U.S elections, the Telegraph newspaper claimed Kakheti as the next alternative for Californian residents. With many devastated by the results of the 2016 U.S elections, even celebrities have claimed to leave the United States. In their article, “15 perfect places for Americans to emigrate …

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Tabla Changes Concept – Novelties for Restaurant Customers

Photo/Nutsa Galumashvili

Tabla restaurant has changed its concept to offer different and diverse menus and services to customers. Tabla is one of the special Georgian restaurants in the center of Tbilisi, which is an ideal guide for Georgian culture and traditional hospitality. A special supper was held at Tabla restaurant in relation …

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Dutch Insurance Company Invests GEL 7 Million in Georgia

On November 8, 2016, the “International Insurance Consortium”, a Dutch insurance company, signed an agreement to invest GEL 7 million into the Georgian “IC Group Insurance Company”.   The investment agreement was signed by the General Director of “IC Group”, Tengiz Mezurnishvili and the Founder and Director of “International Insurance Consortium” (Netherlands), …

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Direct Flights Between Georgia and India will Promote Tourism


Indian Civil Aviation Minister Gajapat Raju had a meeting with Vice Prime Minister, Dimitri Kusrashvili in the frame of business visit in Georgia. They discussed Georgian-Indian economical collaboration issues in trade, transportation, investments, tourism, information technologies and etc. Prime Minister positively evaluated Georgian-Indian trade-economic relations and noted that there is …

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CiDA Funds Heretiskari Village for Business Development

Following our visit to Samtaskaro, as described in the previous article, we drove to the village Heretiskari located in the Lagodekhi district. Similarly to the Samtatskaro village, the villagers residing in Heretiskari were provided with similar grant opportunities from the Civil Development Agency (CiDA). Heretiskari harbors 130 families. In comparison to Samtatskaro, …

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“Shatrovani”- the Idea which was Turned into Business


“Shatrovani” is a new Georgian brand for wine, which appeared on the market few months ago. The family business is led by father and son. It is their goal to make the wine part of customer’s life. However one of the founders of the brand , Giorgi Tsutskiridze says that, …

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Georgian Wine Exports and Russia’s Economic Leverage


Two and a half months prior to parliamentary elections in Georgia, on July 21, 2016, Russia’s State Duma recommended the government to once again ban imports of Georgian wines and mineral waters. Introducing embargos on Georgian wines and mineral waters is a proven tool of the Kremlin’s foreign policy towards …

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