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Nobel Prize-winning Author Mario Vargas LIosa to Visit Georgia

Mario Vargas Llosa, an internationally recognized Peruvian author, journalist and professor and the winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature, will travel to Georgia later this year to learn about the local culture and arts. The writer, who rose to literary recognition in the 1960s, will hold his first-ever …

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Merab Gagiladze’s Medieval Style Works with Modern Issues

Merab Gagiladze’s exhibitions are held in the Netherlands, Spain, Germany, USA, Belgium and Turkey, but not in Georgia. It is often thought that his paintings are illustrations of any literary work, but in fact, through them, Merabi reacts to the problems of the modern world and clothes them in medieval …

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South Caucasus: Armed Forces and Economy

“Fund Your Army, otherwise you will have to fund others’ army”. The stronger the economy, the more funds are directed to strengthening the defense industry. America is the best sample. The country with the strongest economy spends 720 billion USD on defense, triple the consolidated military expenditures of China and …

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Black Sea Arena to host Mariah Carey

This year, presumably,  Mariah Carey’d concert will be held at BLACK SEA ARENA. The international star is invited by Bravo Records and Alter Vision,  although the official sources do not confirm the information yet. According to BM.ge, expenses will be covered from the funds provided for the Project Check in …

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Bakuriani to Host Second Phase of Georgian Cup in Skiing

The Georgian Ski Federation will hold the second phase of Georgian Cup in Skiing in Bakuriani on January 19-20, 2019, the information spread by Silknet says. The tournament will be held on Didveli Slope in slalom and big slalom for two days. The Skiers from various regions of Georgia will …

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Airbnb to Remove Listings from Abkhazia and South Ossetia

Global hospitality platform Airbnb will remove all listings from occupied territories including Abkhazia and South Ossetia. Airbnb has released a statement noting that their activities in occupied regions could increase the tensions.  statement from Airbnb: As a global platform operating in 191 countries and regions and more than 81,000 cities, we …

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City of Education and Science to be Built in Tbilisi

By the initiative of the Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia, Mikheil Batiashvili, city of education and science will be built in Tbilisi, namely, in the big Dighomi area, which will play the role of multifunctional educational complex. According to the minister, “The City of New Education …

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CO Leakage in Tbilisi Killed 86 people in 3 Years

In 2018, 98  poisoning and 27 deaths were reported due to CO leakage. Bm.ge requested information from “KazTransGas Tbilisi”. According to statistics provided by the company, in 2016, 125 cases of poisoning have happened and 29 people died due to CO leakage. In 2017, poisoning – 62 and 30 deaths …

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International Conference on Migration in Media to Take Place in Tbilisi

At the end of March, the Georgian capital of Tbilisi will host an international conference on “Migration in the Media – Perceptions, Opportunities and Challenges”. The event, aimed at bringing together Georgian and foreign journalists and media professionals, policymakers, scholars and researchers, will serve as a platform to discuss the …

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