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Georgia Wins First Award at Cannes Lions Festival

For the first time Georgia has succeeded at the world’s biggest advertisement festival in France. Pioneering Georgian advertising company Leavingstone has been recognized at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the most notable event in the creative communications industry. Yesterday, alongside thousands of ads from companies all over the world …

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Euronews- Traveler’s diary: Tbilisi

It’s generally acknowledged that in Tbilisi old meets new, and the East meets the West. However, once you come to visit, you’ll probably find out that there’s much more “new” around than you might have imagined, and you can have hard time finding a striking difference between Georgia’s fast-changing capital …

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Georgian Artists Turn Tbilisi Flood Tragedy Into Art [VIDEO]

Georgian artists around the world are coming together to raise money for the victims of the devastating June 13 flood, which claimed the lives of 19 people and completely destroyed Tbilisi Zoo. Several charity concerts have already been held but more are on the agenda for the coming days and …

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Georgian Wine took 20 Medals on the Decanter World Wine Awards

16,000 various wine types were presented on the contests and the judge board had 240 members. 305 wines took gold, 1944 took silver and 4810 took bronze medals.   Georgian wines accumulated 4 silver and 16 bronze medals in total. The most medals went to “Schuchmann Wines Georgia” and “Teliani …

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Despite Civil Aviation Agency’s Refutation, Georgia Red-flagged by ICAO

Despite the rejection of the Civil Aviation Agency, Georgia has been red-flagged by the  International Civil Aviation Organization  (ICAO). CNN reports that the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has “red flagged” Georgia over significant safety concerns within the country’s aviation sector. In addition to Georgia, only 12 other nations are red …

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Otar Abesadze : Initiatives and challenges in Georgian Education System

Lecturer OTAR ABESADZE, an advisor to the Georgian Minister of Education and Science talks about reliable partnerships for investors and other opportunities in education system. “Georgian education system follow the European  and western educational system”- Otar Abesadze – How would you appraise Georgia’s current economic situation, the current challenges and …

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Tbilisi Flood Clean-up Continues, Two Animals Still Missing

Experts clearing flood debris have uncovered two cars from within the 900 metre tunnel at the mouth of the Mtkvari and Vere rivers in central Tbilisi. The cars were swept away by flood water during the June 13 devastating flash flood in the Georgian capital city. Rescue officers from the Emergency …

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Georgian government proposes USD 60 million budget cuts

Finance MInister nodar_khaduri

The government in Georgia plans 140 million of budget cuts, about USD 60 million with today’s currency rate. The finance minister on Monday presented an adjusted budget to the cabinet of ministers. He said that the state budget, which is eight billion laris (about USD 3,5 billion) will be reduced …

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