This Month Georgia Celebrates Independence and More

Tbilisi - Courtesy © salajean -

Coming on May 26th, the people of the Republic of Georgia celebrate Independence Day, the so Day of First Republic in 1918. Visitors can view and take part in a variety of scheduled activities including cultural events, and live performances, not to mention sightseeing Tbilisi and other Georgian cites celebrating.

Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Meetup: Today in Istabul

Map of the Kars-Akhalkalaki-Tbilisi-Baku railway

This year’s meeting of the Tripartite Council for the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway Project is to be held in Istanbul starting today.  The railway, a joint Georgian-Azerbaijani-Turkish inter-state affair, is heavily funded by the Azerbaijan State Oil Fund, and of mutual benefit to all the partners.

Georgia’s Black Sea Jazz Fest 2011

Black Sea Jazz Fest 2010

In event news from the Republic of Georgia, the fifth annual Black Sea Jazz Festival, which runs from July 19 – 24, is scheduled to kick off in the coastal city of Batumi. The event is being promoted by Eastern Promotion marketing, and some of the jazz world’s major stars are slated for the event.

Linking Europe to Asia – Georgian Military Highway

Tsminda Sameba

The Georgian Military Highway runs north through the Caucasus from Tbilisi to the border of Russia. Since 1799, it has served as an important link between Asia and Europe. This highway was not referred to as the Military Highway until Russia annexed east Georgia during the 19th century, improving the track for the purpose of troop movements. For the traveler the highway is significant because it travels past some of the most awe inspiring landscapes and attractions in the world.

Georgia’s Mysterious Wonder – Svaneti Unveiled

The mountains near Svaneti

President Mikheil Saaklashvili of Georgia as proclaimed that Svaneti resort will rival the world’s great ski destinations, and why not. High atop the world, unaccessible except to the adventurer, this majestic place already rivals any on Earth for sheer beauty and mysticism. One people can visit here conveniently, millions will yearn to see this jewel of the Caucasus.

Georgia’s President Saakashvili Garners Economic Support

Unmistakably Georgian

The Republic of Georgia is a hot spot for International direct investment in Eastern Europe. Despite an economic contraction after the spat with Russia in 2008, the country is on course for substantial growth this year. President Mikheil Saakashvili is approaching investors in the Middle East this week about accelerating the country’s recovery.