Yesterday on May 26 in Kiev was held a gala diplomatic reception organized by the Embassy of Georgia in Ukraine in honour of the main state holiday - the Independence Day.
The event was attended by the heads of diplomatic missions of countries such as Afghanistan, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Morocco, Moldova, Iraq, Switzerland, Uzbekistan and many others.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Georgia to Ukraine Mikheil Ukleba in his opening speech congratulated all his fellow compatriots on the National Day and expressed his gratitude to all guests who accepted invitation and came to share the celebration of such an important day for each country.
The country's independence was proclaimed on May 26, 1918 by the democratic government of Georgia led by Noe Zhordania. Today this date is celebrated as the National Day. On the Independence Day, which is an official holiday in Georgia since 1991, the main celebrations are held in two cities of Georgia - in the capital, and in Kutaisi. In Tbilisi, the day is traditionally celebrated with a military parade and a grand concert, and other cities feature mass entertainment and many cultural events.
Look through our gallery to see photos from the event:
As a child I could spend hours gazing at the sky and spying majestic flocks of birds winging their way south. For a kid this movement was a real magic. Today my bookshelf hosts almost no books about magic, though I am still excited about feathered tribes travelling in hope to land on their winter grounds.
Georgia, which a little more than ten years ago hit the path of serious reforms, has changed much, not only becoming more democratic and more successful, but the state has also updated its look. Architects from around the world successfully worked here creating over all the territory a number of important and unique objects symbolizing country rebirth. It is a new Georgian architecture that we would like to tell you today.
Today we invite you to join our trip to the resort part of Georgia, to vicinity of the beautiful and cosy Borjomi town, the birthplace of the legendary Borjomi mineral water. One of the most popular and healthy mineral waters of the world, has been bottled here for several centuries.
In Gudauri it is easy to feel time, pinch it between your fingers and stretch it in space, tuning up your inner rhythm to a sensation mode. There are no deadlines, annoying neighbours and reckless guys driving out to oncoming traffic lane. All this hustle and bustle seem illusory and momentary. Here, in Gudauri values are different. The mountains do not tolerate fuss, inner dialogue and self-criticism. The greatest pleasure is just to contemplate at them.
This beverage became so deeply ingrained in the life of humans that we sometimes even fail to notice putting a kettle on a stove. There are thousands ways of best-loved beverage brewing in the world. OUTLOOK offers the best of them to your attention.
Gela Dumbadze commenced the duties of the Head of diplomatic mission of Georgia to Ukraine and gave the copies of credentials to the deputy minister of foreign affairs of Ukraine on the issues of European integration Elena Zerkal.
Young Ukrainian writer Pavel Khomenskyi visited Batumi, the city smothered in greenery and shining bright, the one that local citizens call the city of love. Palm trees, cypresses, magnolias, oleanders, bamboos, laurels, orange trees, thujas and box trees exhale fragrances on every step there; they tempt you to go watch a romantic picture of ships sailing off harbors. And today the author shares with you his postcards from this amazing city, penetrated with murmur of the sea and taste of fragrant wine.
On 10-13 May, the International scientific conference “Ukraine and Georgia: diplomatic relations, international ties, cultural diplomacy” dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Ukrainian-Georgian diplomatic relations at the current stage of our countries’ development took place in Batumi.
Georgia would become another place without wine, as it is known by everyone. However, sheep makes Georgia a bit special and similar to what we have known about this country. At the beginning of autumn and at the end of each spring thousands of farmers gather ‘harvest’ which is not less valuable that one collected by vignerons, particularly, wool. My name is Irena Timotievich, I have travelled along Georgia, and in this article I would like to tell you how and why they do it.
Iliko, who devoted all his life to dancing, actually bequeathed to his descendants to do everything possible for his family name remained on posters forever. 70 years later, millions of people in hundreds of countries are buying tickets where in different languages, without translation one can easily read the name of Sukhishvili.
Each city of the world has own unique recognizable face that sticks in memories of travelers. Face of Tbilisi matures and improves with time, acquires noble European features without losing distinctive twinkle in its eyes…
The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Georgia to Ukraine Michael Ukleba arranged a welcome reception in honor of the 25-th anniversary of the country. The mission to congratulate the Head of diplomatic mission for the main national holiday was implemented by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavel Klimkin, the President of Ukraine (1991-1994) Leonid Kravchuk, as well as the ambassadors extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the foreign states.
On the 20-th of May in Central Officers’ House of Armed Forces of Kiev there was a Festival of Georgian culture dedicated to the 20-th anniversary of creation of Georgian expat community in Ukraine and 25-th anniversary of Independence of Georgia.
On December 10 in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, awards ceremony of ADAMI Media Prize for Cultural Diversity in Eastern Europe took place. Online media about the world theoutlook.com.ua made it to TOP-3 best web pages covering cultural diversity issue in the region.
Georgia is a state that has such a distinctive color that uncommon facts, previously unknown to general public are so asking to be added to treasury of knowledge about this country. We can’t but put there attitude of citizens towards corruption that take the word “transparency” literally. Or top our collection up with architecture metamorphoses of the country that create stark contrast with soviet heritage. We decided to open our “Georgian” treasury and share most precious items from it.
Outlook suggests you have a walk around one of the oldest districts of Tbilisi - Avlabari - that has been believed to be Armenian since down the ages. These streets, churches and weatherbeaten houses will tell about relations of these two peoples of Caucasus much more than books in history or documentaries.
What season can be better than warm months to conquer summits, overcome seas and climb on the rocks? People often make great efforts to enjoy the comfort through the whole lifetime. But sometimes our soul needs some romance, so OUTLOOK presents seven unique canyons.
In recent years Georgia has rightly become very popular touristic spot on world map. Probably, everybody will find something for oneself in this proud mountainous state: amazing nature, delicious food, devote and cordial friends and much, much more. Outlook try to visit it as often as possible and share all kinds of interesting stuff with you. Today we’ll tell about a marvelous Sataplia Reserve.