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Georgia is the Oldest Wine Producing Country in the World

Georgia is the Oldest Wine Producing Country in the World

Archeologists are hard at work sifting through the dirt at a dig in Imiri, south-eastern Georgia. The scientists believe that the site contains artefacts that could once and for all prove that Georgia is the oldest wine producing country in the world. Eight thousand years ago, during the neolithic era, …

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Georgia is Fighting to Become European – Nina Sublatti

“Today I am proud. I can feel Georgia’s heartbeat and the entire country’s support. We definitely deserve this support, because today Georgians are fighting to become free. They are fighting to become European. For me, this [competition] is akin to building a bridge between Georgia and Europe. I am very proud today …

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One Day Trips in Georgia: Where to Go?

As the whole country started blooming heavily, it became impossible to remain at home on weekends. In case you are in Georgia or want to come see it, I can give you some ideas, where to go! 1. David Gareji Semi-desert Udabno, mount Gareji and rock-hewn monastery, which has been …

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New Digital Museum to Open in Tbilisi

digital museum

Georgian National Library to think up and develop a “digital museum” where public and private works of art will be stored digitally. The idea is authored and hatched by the Georgian National Library. The project creators are collecting works of art by Georgian classic artists, as well as contemporary ones …

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Nina Sublatti Is in Final

Georgian singer Nina Sublatti is among the best ten performers who will perform in the Grand Final of the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest . Nina Sublatti performed her song Warrior in the first semi-final of the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest yesterday and was selected to move on the Grand Final, which …

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Kutaisi- City of Caves and Churches

Kutaisi, Imereti’s main city, is Georgia’s second largest city after Tbilisi. The elegant, tree lined streets of the XIX century houses stretching down to the banks of the Rioni River, along with several attractive parks, make Kutaisi a very beautiful place to stroll around and to take in some of …

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Borjomi-Town of Mineral Waters

The town is famous for its mineral water industry (which is the number one export of Georgia). Archaeological excavations have revealed the existence of stone bathes in the area, proving that these mineral waters have been utilized by people for thousands of years. Because of the supposed curative powers of …

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Promoting Tourism In Georgia In The 1970’S

During the Soviet era, Georgia was the “Riviera of the Soviet Union”, with 3 million visitors annually. Georgia appealed to tourists because of its sunny weather, its culture, wines and food, health spas, beaches and skiing. Tourism was centrally planned and the market was monopolized by Intourist, a state owned tourism …

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Georgia launches summer tourist campaign

TBILISI, Georgia – “What are you looking for this summer? Delicate Europe? Breathtaking seashores? Modern infrastructure? Untamed nightlife? Wild nature? Divine relaxation? Exotic culture? Or maybe you want it all? Then spend summer in Georgia.” Georgia’s National Tourism Administration will allocate 8 million GEL this year to promote the country’s …

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Estonian Film Biz Rides Post-Oscar Bump

Estonian Film Biz Rides Post-Oscar Bump

The foreign-language film Oscar nomination that Estonian drama “Tangerines” earned marked a significant breakthrough internationally for the country’s film industry and also boosted the morale of Estonian filmmakers — and maybe their bottom lines as well. ‘Tangerines’ has shown that it is worth valuing Estonian film and supporting it because …

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Estonian Producer Allfilm Hits Cannes With Arty Slate

Estonian Producer Allfilm Hits Cannes With Arty Slate

After “Tangerines,” the future looks bright for leading Estonian producer Allfilm. As Cannes gets under way, “Tangerines,” the first Estonian arthouse pic to nab U.S. distribution, will be on screens in 14 American cities and will expand to more by the end of May. The film, written and directed by Zaza …

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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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