Geostat: 70% of Enterprises in Georgia Do Not Use Social Media

The National Statistics Service has released the main findings of a study on the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) in enterprises. As of January 1, 2024, 94.4% of enterprises had access to the Internet.


A ₾36.4 Million Road Bridge Connecting Bagebi and University Streets Opens

The newly constructed road bridge connecting Bagebi settlement and University Street is now open to vehicle traffic.


Giorgi Gigashvili Becomes Winner of Terence Judd-Hallé Award

BBC Radio 3 has heralded Georgian pianist Giorgi Gigashvili as this year's recipient of the prestigious Terence Judd-Hallé Award, marking a significant milestone in the young artist's burgeoning career. This accolade is reserved for standout pianists within the BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists scheme, spotlighting Gigashvili's exceptional talent and promising future.


Giorgi Gigashvili to Perform with the BBC Symphony Orchestra

Georgian pianist Giorgi Gigashvili is set to grace the stage with the BBC Symphony Orchestra. The concert, taking place in London on April 16, will spotlight Gigashvili's remarkable skills.


Salome Jashi Wins Prestigious Berlin Academy of Arts Award

Georgian documentary filmmaker Salome Jashi has been honored with a prestigious award from the Berlin Academy of Arts, as announced by the Georgian Film Institute on social media.


Georgian Model Matilda Gvarliani Features the Cover of Vogue Netherlands

Georgian model Matilda Gvarliani has made history by becoming the first from her country to grace the cover of Vogue, appearing on the March 2024 issue of the Dutch edition.


Georgian actor Soso Jachvliani died at the age of 66

Georgian actor, director and athlete Soso Jachvliani died at the age of 66.


Composer Vazha Azarashvili dies in Georgia

Georgian musician, composer and teacher Vazha Azarashvili died at the age of 87. Relatives of the Azarashvili family confirm this information.


Tbilisi Introduces Restricted Hours for Large Vehicle Movement to Ease Traffic

The Tbilisi City Hall has proposed a bill, now in its third reading in Parliament, to restrict the movement of large vehicles in the city during peak hours. As per the bill, vehicles classified under categories M3, N2, and N3 will be prohibited from using public highways within Tbilisi’s administrative boundaries from 08:00-11:00 and 17:00-20:00.


Georgia's Culinary Debut at MADRIDFUSIÓN2024

The world-renowned MADRIDFUSIÓN2024 gastronomic congress is set to witness a momentous event this year as Georgia steps into the spotlight as a guest country. This significant development marks a new era in the global culinary landscape, with Georgia showcasing its rich and diverse gastronomic culture.


Tbilisi to Welcome the Prestigious "Banff" World Mountain Film Festival

The renowned "Banff" World Mountain Film Festival is set to make its appearance in Tbilisi, hosted by the non-governmental organization "Transcaucasian Trail" on October 21.


Volodymyr Zelensky awarded Nino Katamadze the Order of Princess Olga

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky awarded Georgian singer Nino Katamadze the Order of Princess Olga. The corresponding decree was published on the website of the Ukrainian leader.


Oktoberfest 2023 is here: The authentic German Festival is Being Hosted with Real German beer Löwenbräu

Oktoberfest 2023 has begun, and Löwenbräu is bringing the authentic Bavarian festival spirit to Georgia. Thanks to the #Lowenfest contest on social media, enthusiasts had the opportunity to showcase their creativity and passion for both the festival and the Löwenbräu brand. The best contestants enjoyed a unique event and competition, and the winner, Lasha Qamadadze, will go to Oktoberfest in Munich.


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.