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Review of the Georgian protest

Review of the Georgian protest

Almost three weeks have elapsed since anti-Russian and anti-government protests took place in Georgia, a southern Caucasian nation that gained independence from the former Soviet Union. The protests broke out as Georgian anti-Russian sentiment exploded on June 20 after a Russian lawmaker, Sergei Gavrilov, spoke in Russian in Georgia’s parliament. Georgians have been pushing to […]

Kindergartens in Georgia

Kindergartens in Georgia

According to the official statistics provided by the National Statistics Office of Georgia for 2018-2019, there are 1574 public preschool education and care (PEC) institutions in the country. Among them, 180 are located in Tbilisi, the capital, while the rest are in the other 10 regions. The number of children involved in public PEC in […]

General Education System of Georgia: A Path towards More Westernization?

General Education System of Georgia: A Path towards More Westernization?

Georgian education system is represented first of all by general education stages overall with 12 years of study – starting from the age of 6, when the majority of children enter an elementary school (primary, – carried out during 6 years, implemented in I-VI grades; basic, – conducted for 3 years, implemented in VII-IX grades; […]

Georgia’s New President for Peace, Consolidation, and Reconciliation

Georgia’s New President for Peace, Consolidation, and Reconciliation

Newly elected, the 5th, and the first female President of Georgia (as well as in the South Caucasus) Salome Zurabishvili held her New Year 2019 Speech in front of the new presidential residence – the Orbeliani Palace, renovated historical building, initially built in the 18th century, and belonging to one of the most famous noble […]

Cultural Heritage of Georgia: Davit Gareja Cave Monastery

Cultural Heritage of Georgia: Davit Gareja Cave Monastery

On the border with Azerbaijan, the ancient monastery complex of Davit Gareja (or Gareji) is one of the most remarkable of Georgia’s historic sites. Its uniqueness is heightened by a lunar, semi-desert landscape that turns green and blooms with flowers in early summer. Davit Gareja comprises of about 15 monasteries spread over a remote area […]

Georgia strengthens Silk Road economic links

Georgia strengthens Silk Road economic links

On 16 January 2017 Georgian Economy Minister Giorgi Gakharia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on “Strengthening the New Silk Road Initiative” with Zhang Yuzhou, CEO of CEFC China Energy Company Limited. The corporation has a business interest in energy and financial services and intends to purchase 75 percent of shares in Poti Free Industrial […]

Georgia tops the travel destinations for 2017 by Vogue

Georgia tops the travel destinations for 2017 by Vogue

Georgia has been named as the best travel attraction for tourists in 2017 by The Vogue Magazine. The magazine listed the hottest travel destinations of the New Year. The list was published under the name of “The 10 Hottest Travel Destinations of 2017”. According to the list, there are several natural and historical beauties all […]

Kutaisi University Town to be the biggest one in Caucasus

Kutaisi University Town to be the biggest one in Caucasus

A new university town is planned for Kutaisi, western Georgia, set to be the largest of its kind in the Caucasus region.  Equipped with modern infrastructure and new laboratories, it will be an educational-scientific center for the western part of Georgia, as well as for the wider region, Georgia Today reports. The total budget for […]

First stock of Georgian Nabeglavi appeared in Korea

First stock of Georgian Nabeglavi appeared in Korea

Caucasus Business Week reports that the increased demand on mineral water in Korea might be satisfied by Georgian products. Company “Premier Water International” has already implemented export of first stock of Georgian mineral water “Nabeglavi”. The company holds negotiations on product supply with one of the largest trade centre in Korea and restaurants of Seoul. […]

Koreans make a beeline for Georgian honey

Koreans make a beeline for Georgian honey

By Rachel Lee – The Korea Times Georgia boasts a long history of beekeeping and is proud of its “genuine” honey that has made a promising start in the Korean market, a Georgian envoy says. Ambassador to Korea Nikoloz Apkhazava said honey had many health benefits and Koreans were choosing his country’s 100 percent pure […]

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