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Tunnel Opened on Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway – Deputy Minister

A tunnel, located between the Georgian and Turkish border, has been opened on the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway, Azerbaijani Deputy Transport Minister Musa Panahov said May 12. He made the remarks at the opening ceremony of the 14th International Transport, Transit and Logistics Exhibition and 5th Anniversary Caspian International Road Infrastructure and …

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Iranian company in talks to launch two power plants in Georgia

Since hopes for elimination of sanctions imposed over Iran are rising due to progressive nuclear talks, Iranian companies are accelerating the talks with regional countries on intake industrial projects. The Commercial Manager at the Iranian MEPCO Group told Trend May 7 that this company is in negotiations with Georgia and …

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Cannes Young Lions Winners Announced!

Georgia has revealed a team of two people who will represent the country at the next international Cannes Lions festival in June. Dimitri Vachnadze and Zackharia Metreveli from Windfor’s will compete with the world’s other best “young lions” at the international competition. The pair were revealed as the winners of …

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Georgia Celebrates Saint George’s Day

Saint George has always been especially honored and respected as a patron saint of Georgia and there are hundreds of churches dedicated to him. Georgian Orthodox Christians celebrate Saint George’s Day, Giorgoba, (Georgian: გიორგობა) twice a year; on May 6 and on 23 November.    

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Georgian Photographers’ Work Included in EaP Magazine

Six Georgian photographers are being featured in a new online magazine that encourages and raises the global awareness of young photographers from European Union Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries. A selection of images by young photographers from six EaP countries Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Moldova, and Ukraine have been published in …

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Helen Graves: The Markets of Georgia

The Markets of Georgia

Famous freelancer, Helen Graves who has worked for loads of well known media channels like The Guardian, The Times, The Evening Standard, Sainsbury’s Magazine and others, writes about food  Markets of Georgia. The Georgians are remarkable characters, famous for their hospitality; warm, open and generous, their eyes sparkle and their laughter …

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European Week Begins in Georgia

European Week begins in Georgia

A week-long event dedicated to highlighting Georgia’s cooperation with the European Union (EU) has launched in Georgia. This morning European Week began in Georgia, while Tbilisi City Council will officially mark the opening of the week-long festival this afternoon. For the next seven days, various activities will be held across …

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Georgia Does not Recognise Azerbaijan’s Nagorno Karabakh ‘elections’

Georgia does not recognise Azerbaijan’s Nagorno Karabakh ‘elections’

Official Tbilisi does not recognise the results of so-called Parliamentary Elections recently taken place in Azerbaijan’s breakaway Nagorno Karabakh region, Georgia’s Foreign Ministry said today. The Ministry released a special statement that said the Parliamentary Elections held in Azerbaijani’s breakaway Karabakh region on May 3 had “no validity”. “The Georgian …

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Georgia joins Wings for Life World Run Again

Thousands of people have been gathered in Kakheti, Georgia’s popular touristic destination, to join the Wings for Life World Run today. The World Run race is the largest charity event in world sport history and Georgia became a part of it for the second time. About 5 000 people were …

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Tusheti – This is Georgia

tusheti

Tucked into Georgia’s far northeast corner, Tusheti has become a very popular summer hiking and horse-trekking area, but remains one of the country’s most fascinating and pristine high-mountain regions. The single road to Tusheti, over the nerve-jangling 2900m Abano Pass from Kakheti, is 4WD-only and passable only from about early …

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Population of Georgia has decreased by 642 000

According to the preliminary data by Geostat, population of Georgia has decreased by 642,000, during the period from 2002  to 2015. If in 2002 population number amounted to 4 371.5. According to preliminary data of January 1st, 2015,  3 729.5  individuals live in Georgia. The data is based on preliminary results of …

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