The Inaishvili Residence — a Landmark in Old Batumi

Text by Nino Kvirikashvili I became once again convinced that there are houses you always miss when I visited the Inaishvili Residence in Old Batumi. Generally, I take Old Batumi for a quintessential European city. The house at 44 Vazha-Pshavela is an inseparable part of European Batumi. On my friend’s advice—who said that honesty always […]

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Visit to the Artist’s Studio | Keta Gavasheli & Andria Dolidze

‘‘I had to split out lukewarm, but no one cares about that anymore.”  Oxygen Tbilisi No Fair, 2019 It is my pleasure to introduce you to artists Keta Gavasheli and Andria Dolidze, currently postgraduate degree seekers in Dusseldorf, Germany. Their works are rarely exhibited in Tbilisi, and now Keta and Andria are about to be […]

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Georgia in the International Headlines

THE GUARDIAN Food bloggers reveal their cuisine hot spots Complied by Lucy Campbell Full-on feast, Georgia: At Baia’s vineyard, outside Kutaisi, Georgia’s third largest city, rustic tables look out on thousands of vines backed by rolling hills. The supra (Georgian feast) begins as a stream of homemade dishes are set in front of you. The food […]

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A Quest for Georgian Folk Music

Folk music has a property of transportation to it. Irish music brings you to the waves crashing against a rocky shore and long fields of emerald grass, bluegrass brings you to a raging river and a clearing in a hilly forest, and Georgian folk carries you to the loftiest, snowcapped mountains and the deepest canyons […]

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House Museums in Tbilisi

Elene Akhvlediani was a woman Georgian artist. Loved by all in Georgia and referred to affectionately as Elichka. Her house is one of the house museums in Tbilisi. In 1922, Elene Akhvlediani, an oil painting student at the Tbilisi Academy of Fine Arts, traveled to Europe to continue her education. She spent two years in […]

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