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Nikoloz Basilashvili Will Play at Wimbledon for the first time

Georgia’s top-ranking tennis player has gained the right to compete in the main draw of Wimbledon. After achieving three victories in the qualifying round. This is the first time Basilashvili will compete in the tennis tournament. Yesterday Nikoloz Basilashvili  defeated Hungary’s Martin Fucsovic  with a score of 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 6-2. In …

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Georgia’s Defence Minister Visits Brussels

Georgia’s Defence Minister Visits Brussels

The Minister of Defence of Georgia has started a two-day official visit to the capital of Belgium, where she is meeting European Union (EU) high officials and attending her first NATO defence ministerial. Georgia’s Euro-Atlantic integration plans and the country’s participation in NATO missions are the main topics of the …

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Sukhishvilebi dedicates 70th anniversary concert to Tbilisi flood victims

Georgia’s acclaimed folk dance company is preparing to celebrate 70 dynamic years of performance. Sukhishvilebi, Georgia’s internationally recognised folk dance company, founded in 1945 and has been performing locally and internationally since then. The official name of the troupe is the Georgian National Ballet but in Georgia everyone called it …

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Rain and Hail Forecast for Georgia

Georgian authorities are preparing for worsening weather over the coming days and are coming up with ways to mitigate any possible risks from the forecast rain and hail. Georgia’s Crisis and Emergency Management Council held a special meeting today that discussed the risks from the expected deteriorating weather forecast from today until …

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Euronews- Traveler’s diary: Tbilisi

It’s generally acknowledged that in Tbilisi old meets new, and the East meets the West. However, once you come to visit, you’ll probably find out that there’s much more “new” around than you might have imagined, and you can have hard time finding a striking difference between Georgia’s fast-changing capital …

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Georgian Wine took 20 Medals on the Decanter World Wine Awards

16,000 various wine types were presented on the contests and the judge board had 240 members. 305 wines took gold, 1944 took silver and 4810 took bronze medals.   Georgian wines accumulated 4 silver and 16 bronze medals in total. The most medals went to “Schuchmann Wines Georgia” and “Teliani …

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Georgian tennis player succeeds at Wimbledon

Georgian first racket, Nikoloz Basilashvili wins Wimbledon’s first qualification round. Georgian tennis player defeated Rumanian Victor Hanseku with the score 6:4, 6:2. Basilashvili earned 8 ranking points as well. Looking ahead Basilashvili will meet Uzbekistan’s Farrukh Dustov in the second qualification round on June 24. This will not be an easy …

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The Economist : Ark Wanted

Well known newspaper Economist responds to Tbilisi Flood. After a flood and a plague of escaped animals, some blame God’s wrath. Others blame poor disaster-mitigation infrastructure. Begi, a 16-year-old hippo, briefly became the most internationally famous resident of Tbilisi. After a flash flood had inundated the city’s Mziuri Park and most …

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5 Tempting Reasons to Visit Tbilisi

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Tbilisi is now featured at Like A Local Guide! Check out 5 reasons to visit Tbilisi – our glorious capital.  Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, is a relatively undiscovered travel destination. This fact alone is a great reason to visit, though if you’re still not convinced, Daria, our Tbilisi local, has shared …

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Slovakia to provide financial humanitarian aid to flood-hit Georgia

Slovakia will provide financial humanitarian aid worth 15,000 euros (17,000 U.S. dollars) to Georgia, which was hit by deadly floods a week ago, Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajcak said on Monday. The assistance will be granted from the ministry’s official development aid resources and should be used …

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Kakheti: Georgia’s cradle of wine – Euronews

Kakheti

Kakheti is Georgia’s main wine-producing region in the country’s east. Wine grapes have been cultivated in these lands for 8,000 years, which, archaeologists say, makes Kakheti the cradle of wine. A total of 104 endemic varieties of grapes grow at the Alaverdi Monastery of Saint George, which traces its history …

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