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Georgian alphabet is on UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity! Both of three Georgian alphabets - Mrgvlovani, Nuskhuri and Mkhedruli - still remain in use today, which describes Georgian culture as “living culture of three writing systems”. Each alphabet has its own cultural and social function, which emphasizes Georgia’s identity and diversity of traditions.
Tourist Agency “Meet in Georgia” attended the travel fair OTDYKH-2016, which was held in Moscow on September 21-24. We were proud to officially represent Republic of Georgia, along with Georgian National Tourism Administration, for the first time in Russia.
Year by year Black Sea Jazz festival gathers stars from all over the world in Batumi. This year, festival as a part of new Check in Georgia project was held on 15-24 of July and was especially energetic and interesting. In the frames of the festival music lovers saw: Ms. Lauryn Hill, Prodigy, Jamie Cullum, Miles Electric Band, Nik West, Basta Rhymes and Macy Gray. Apart from foreign musicians, Georgian performers also gave concerts at Batumi Colonnades.
Georgia – საქართველო, Sakartvelo
Borders Russia, Turkey, Azerbaijan, Armenia
Territory – 69 700 km²
Population – 4 500 000
Capital – Tbilisi (population 1 400 000)
Political system - Parliamentary Republic
Official language – Georgian
Religion – Georgian Orthodox Church
Georgia is one of the oldest Christian countries. St. Andrew is believed to have preached on Georgian land. However, it was St. Nino from Cappadocia, who introduced Christianity officially in 337.
There are three cave cities in Georgia, built in different epochs for different purposes, with different architectural styles. The oldest among them is Uplistsikhe, located in the central part of the country.
Georgian cuisine is likely to be a great discovery for gourmets. It is believed that the secret of high life expectancy in Georgia lies in unique balance of various food and moderate use of wine.
Georgia is the cradle of winemaking. One of the most popular and widespread methods of making wine has always been, so-called, Kakhetian, during which wine is kept in a pitcher.
The key to appreciating Georgian culture lies in its musical folklore. Georgian polyphony and national dances express the beauty of Georgian nature, national temperament, everyday life and traditional values. It perfectly expresses a traditional attitude of men to women, their role in society, as well as incorporates various forms of rituals and ceremonies.