Janashia Museum

Simon Janashia Museum of Georgia

Text by Tamar Esakia, photos by National Museum In 1865, the Museum of the Caucasus opened on the initiative of ethnic German ethnographer and naturalist Gustav Radde. The museum was stocked with vast materials obtained by Radde during his expeditions throughout the Caucasus. In 1852-1864, the museum also inherited the equipment and natural science, ethnographic, […]

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salome dumbadze


Salome Dumbadze is a young Georgian artist who lives and works in Tbilisi. Salome works with numerous different media, though she is best known for her oil paintings. Text by Nini Darchia Salome, please tell us about your works and language of expression. – As far back as I can remember, I’ve always been painting, […]

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Artistic Walk - gvantsa Jishkariani

Artistic Walk

Text by Nini Kobaladze Tbilisi is quickly becoming a beloved destination for contemporary art lovers as its creative scene is exploding with an all-embracing energy and is shaping the cultural framework of the city day by day. Today, Georgian contemporary art evolves almost along international artistic trends and can truly be considered as a part […]

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Georgian Museums

by Tamar Esakia Besides banking and financial operations, TBC, Georgia’s second largest bank, is known for supporting and implementing various social and cultural projects. In 2019, the Georgian National Museum and TBC, after a series of successful joint projects, set the stage for a large-scale, long-term cooperation. The National Museum and TBC are implementing innovative […]

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The Georgian Mystery of Christmas

The Georgian Mystery of Christmas Georgia became aware of the concept of Christmas in the early 4th century. One of the oldest nations in the world, famed for the abundance of gold and sorcery, became one of the first to embrace the Christian faith and turn this religion into a definitive part of its identity. […]

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