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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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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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How My Children Led Me to Practice Real Yoga

Or Notes of a Yogini Mother Appeared in: http://www.elephantjournal.com/2014/07/how-my-children-led-me-to-practice-real-yoga-tatiana-montik/ Before my first child was born I practiced yoga for almost five years. I did it diligently and sequentially, devotedly twisting myself into pretzels, drawing bridges and striking swallow poses. I…

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THE ARTIST FROM SVANETI: GURAM KHETSURIANI

Artist Guram Khetsuriani draws from his family’s historic home in iconic Svaneti to create masterpieces of line and color. His talent has taken him from the mountains to art galleries in Georgia, the U.S. and Europe.Tatjana Montikhttp://www.investor.ge/article_2015_2.php?art=13 Guram is extremely…

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THE HIDDEN LAYERS OF RUSTAVELI’S WORK

Levan Ramishvili, an award-winning Georgian poet and linguist, believes the powerful imagery in Shota Rustaveli’s 12th-century masterpiece, The Knight in the Panther’s Skin, warrants deeper study and more international scholarship. written by Tatjana Montik Even though he was an author…

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