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Georgian Movie Scary Mother Wins at Locarno Film Festival

Talented Georgian filmmaker Ana Urushadze was awarded first prize with her debut feature film Scary Mother  in the Filmmakers of the Present section at the 70th Locarno Festival. A Georgian-Estonian co-production Scary Mother was featured at the Concorso Cineasti del presente competition section of the festival. The award ceremony was held on August 12. Movie …

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More Than 14 Million USD was Invested in the Resort Biol

The Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili visited the medical-recreational resort “Biol” together with Tarzisius Caviezel-the Mayor of Davos and opened a new conference hall. The Prime Minister talked about perspective development of the resort and thanked its founder Tamaz Mchedlidze for the development of alternative medicine base. “Tamaz Mchedlidze is a …

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Lado Gurgenidze remains in Liberty Bank Supervisory Board

Georgian ex-premier and famous banker Lado Gurgenidze remains in Liberty Bank’s supervisory board. While supervisory board has three new members- Irakli (Otar) Rukhadze, Giorgi Kalandarishvil and David Shonia. The decision was already taken at the Supervisory Board meeting. We remind you that the control package of the bank is owned …

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First Georgian Restaurant Opens in Washington D.C.

Wines from Georgia are starting to gain more recognition—a DC Whole Foods recently created a dedicated section for them. And restaurants like Compass Rose have helped popularize khachapuri, Georgian breads with butter and cheese. But beyond that, Georgian food is still pretty foreign to most Washingtonians. Forthcoming Shaw restaurant Supra—meaning “feast” in Georgian—is looking to …

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Record Figures in Tourism Sector

In July Georgia hosted about 1mln foreign visitors, National Tourism Administration of Georgia reports. In whole, the country has hosted about 4mln tourists as of August 1, 2017. According to January-August indicators, the country received 3 978 657 international visitors, up 16.8% year on year. Number of tourists, who have …

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