Entry Restrictions for Shiomghvime Monastery Continue to Be Enforced

The prohibition on the entry of tourists into Shiomghvime Monastery's premises remains in effect, as announced by Gocha Kavtaradze, the Deputy State Representative for the Mtskheta-Mtianeti region.


Georgia Hosts its First International Public Debate: Fostering Better Education

In an unprecedented move, Georgia is set to host its first international public debate from June 19-21, 2023. The event is part of the "Debates for Better Education" initiative, spearheaded by the Debate and Education Institute of Georgia (GIDE). The institute has invited representatives from its partner debate organization in Latvia, who will participate in various project activities during their visit.


Chinese Market Shows Interest in Sazano Wine with Talks of Complete Purchase

Sazano Wine, a Georgian wine producer and hotel owner, has reportedly received interest from the Chinese market for the complete purchase of their wine. Founder and wine producer Levan Chanturidze confirmed negotiations are underway, with the company currently having 70 pitchers and cisterns with a total capacity of 140 tons.


Georgia Launches New Tourist Portal to Promote Its Unique Offerings

Georgia's National Tourism Administration has launched a new tourist portal,, as part of the country's digital transformation project. The website was developed after extensive research and analysis of tourist portals from 70 countries and includes about 3,200 articles in Georgian and English languages.


Georgia's Biochimpharm to Reintroduce Bacteriophage Products Following Infrastructural Upgrade

Biochimpharm, a phage production company based in Georgia, is set to re-enter the local market in the coming weeks following a major upgrade of its infrastructure. The company plans to introduce its products to the European Union and United States markets as well.


Category A taxis in Tbilisi will be able to move along the bus line

In Tbilisi, for category A taxis, whose age does not exceed 10 years, another innovation will be implemented.


Number of emigrants from Georgia increased by 25.3% in 2022 - Saxstat

According to the National Statistical Service of Georgia, the number of emigrants in 2022 amounted to 125,269 people, which is 25.3 percent more than in the previous year, while the number of immigrants increased by 142.9 percent and amounted to 179,778 people.


Israeli police limit the number of believers in Jerusalem for Easter, only 1,800 people are allowed in

Church leaders said Israeli police have imposed severe restrictions on Orthodox believers who are going to visit the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem for Easter.


Heroes' Square traffic flow to be improved

Tbilisi Mayor Kakha Kaladze announced plans to regulate traffic flows and increase safety at Heroes' Square, one of the city's problematic traffic junctions.


New Homeless Dog Shelter to be Built Near East Point Shopping Center in Tbilisi

Tbilisi Mayor Kakha Kaladze announced a new project to build a shelter for homeless dogs in the vicinity of the "East Point" shopping center.


Unleashing the Entrepreneurial Spirit: Exploring New Trends in Georgia's Startup Scene

Georgia is emerging as a hub for startups in the Caucasus region, with a growing ecosystem that is attracting attention from investors and entrepreneurs from around the world. With a strategic location at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, a highly educated workforce, and a supportive government, Georgia is well-positioned to capitalize on the opportunities presented by the global startup revolution. 


Saba's Digital Library Introduces AI-Voiced Books

Georgia's "Saba" digital library has teamed up with "Wavetech" to add AI-voiced books to their collection.  


Levi's Campaign Features Story of Georgian Boy in Advertisement

Levi's has released a video clip called "Fair Exchange" as part of their campaign called Greatest Story Ever Worn, which commemorates the 150th anniversary of the 501 model.


The Pablo Picasso plate was returned to the Sukhumi museum

The Pablo Picasso plate was returned to the Dmitriy Gulia museum in Sukhumi. This is reported by  


Kartu Arranges Tourist Trails Between Turtle Lake and Vake Park

Tourist trails will be arranged between Turtle Lake and Vake Park. As the Mayor of Tbilisi Kakha Kaladze stated today at the meeting of the government of the capital, the mentioned project was given as a gift by the "Kartu" Foundation to the municipality.


Social Enterprise ETLI.GE is Expanding its Range

Social enterprise expands its range. Wheelchairs for use in the bathroom will be put into production in the near future.


Georgian Kupati Named Among the 50 Best Sausages in the World

On the culinary website, Georgian kupati was ranked 42nd in the list of the 50 best sausages in the world.


Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida dies at 95

Gina Lollobrigida, famous Italian actress and sex symbol of the post-war era, has died at the age of 95.  


Vakhtang Kikabidze passed away

Famous Georgian actor, pop singer, screenwriter, film director, songwriter Vakhtang (Buba) Kikabidze has died at the age of 84.  


Georgia Among Best Life's List of 10 Best History Museums

American travel and entertainment publication Best Life advises its readers to travel to Georgia and visit the National Museum of Georgia. In Zachary Mack's article "10 Best Museums to Visit", the National Museum of Georgia was among the leading museums in the world.


Kirstie Alley: Emmy-winning Cheers actress dies of cancer at 71

Actress Kirstie Alley, best known for her role in the comedy series Cheers in the 1980s and 90s, has died of cancer at 71, according to a family statement. 


Mikheil Chkhenkeli: Several Georgian Scientists Already Obtained Funding from Horizon Europe

The Minister of Education and Science of Georgia, Mikheil Chkhenkeli, during his speech in the legislative body in the minister's hour format, introduced the projects supporting the internationalization of science and the achieved results to the deputies.


Australia: Thousands pose nude for Spencer Tunick's cancer photo shoot on Sydney's Bondi Beach

Some 2,500 people took off their clothes on Saturday to pose for US photographic artist Spencer Tunick at Sydney's Bondi Beach in an effort to raise awareness about skin cancer.


DOCA Presents Programme at Tbilisi International Film Festival

Initiative of DOCA - Documentary Association Georgia presents a specially curated programme at Tbilisi International Film Festival - 5 documentaries of diverse formats and discussions regarding film industry.


11 films to watch this December

Including Brendan Fraser's Oscar-tipped performance in The Whale, James Cameron's Avatar sequel and "a cross between Die Hard and Miracle On 34th Street" – Nicholas Barber lists this month's unmissable releases.