PRESERVATION OR INNOVATION? A DEBATE RAGES AS GEORGIAN CUISINE GOES GLOBAL

Georgia’s rich cuisine is gaining popularity with foodies around the world. But at home, the debate about the future of the food-preservation or innovation-is far from decided.  Appeared in Tatjana Montik Georgian cuisine is in vogue these days. Praise for…

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NIKO PIROSMANI IN VIENNA: A “BRIDGE” TO GEORGIAN CULTURE

One of the world’s most famous art museums, Albertina, located in Vienna, has been displaying 29 works of the Georgian artist Niko Pirosmani since October 26. This exhibition, which is running under the title “Niko Pirosmani. A Wanderer between the…

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GASTRONOMIC PARADISE GEORGIA

Whoever wants to actively explore this world does not need to travel to the far end of it, as miracles might be waiting for us nearby, and we only need to remain open to them.   Two years after our…

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GEORGIAN BALLET, YESTERDAY AND TODAY

Those who have lived in Georgia even for a short while will surely have noticed how artistic and expressive the Georgian people are. For instance, it is hardly possible to experience a Georgian supra during which people won’t be singing…

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My recent pieces of work, published or broadcasted

Tbilisi. City portrait:  https://www.ndr.de/info/Zwischen-Orient-und-Okzident-Die-georgische-Metropole-Tiflis,audio421080.html Georgian cuisine gaining popularity abroad: http://www.investor.ge/article_2018_1.php?art=13 Swiss cheese made in Georgia: http://investor.ge/res/2017_5.pdf Georgian artists abroad:  http://www.investor.ge/article.php?art=13 Georgian cuisine gaining popularity worldwide: http://www.deutschlandfunk.de/georgische-kueche-eine-entdeckung-fuer-europaeische.1242.de.html?dram:article_id=376995 On Georgian polyphony: http://www.deutschlandfunk.de/aus-der-schatztruhe-des-weltkulturerbes-die-polyfone-musik.1242.de.html?dram:article_id=347483 On Georgian-Ukrainian interconnections: http://www.deutschlandfunk.de/ukraine-krise-georgische-kuenstler-fuerchten-russische.2016.de.html?dram:article_id=314954 http://derstandard.at/1220458455998/Analyse-Kaukasisches-Beben-in-der-Ukraine On the amazing observatory in Abastumani: …

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My Funny Soviet School Life

from “Tales about my Soviet childhood”   My Teachers My childhood winters were snowbound, sunny, frosty and they lasted long. Thick snow layer was covering the earth at least three months of the year. Now, every time when I see…

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MY GERMAN WORLD

As a child, each time I heard “fasсists” I thought of the Germans, and for me they were evil, brutal and merciless people. The Germans were our enemies in the last war. In Byelorussia, my country and the whole Soviet…

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MY BROTHER

How I became an ‘already big girl’   From “Tales from my Soviet childhood”   It happened 35 years ago to the day. I remember it clearly as if it was today. On that beautiful day my brother was born….

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Two Girls In The Realm of Fears

We all must confront our fears in our lives. Some of us learn to overcome our terrors quickly and then have no need to deal with them. Others face fears time and again, having once overcome them become addicted to…

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A Short Kiev Christmas Story

The story starts just before the New Year in Kiev, a town living in a sort of inflated mood with not a thought about what would happen to it in just a couple of years, a town all dolled up,…

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