„SOCAR Team“ became the winner of „The treasure of Petra“

“The Treasure of Petra” - a game inspired by "Fort Boyard" and the legendary adventure stories like "Indiana Jones", was held for the first time on April 5-7 in Georgia. Adventures of the contest are filled with historical facts. Throughout the day, teams faced 24 challenges at various locations within the archaeological complex of Petra Fortress. Team members collected artifact fragments, magic stones, and Justinian coins during their journey.


Georgia will take part in NATO exercise Sea Shield 24

Georgia, together with 12 NATO member countries and partners, will take part in the Sea Shield 24 naval exercises, which will be held in Romania on April 8-21, the press service of the Romanian Ministry of Defense reports.


Lari continues to strengthen – exchange rate

The National Bank of Georgia has set a new exchange rate. As a result of trading on April 8, the US dollar depreciated and amounted to 2.6777 lari. The current exchange rate was 2.6784 lari.


Giorgi Gigashvili Becomes Winner of Terence Judd-Hallé Award

BBC Radio 3 has heralded Georgian pianist Giorgi Gigashvili as this year's recipient of the prestigious Terence Judd-Hallé Award, marking a significant milestone in the young artist's burgeoning career. This accolade is reserved for standout pianists within the BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists scheme, spotlighting Gigashvili's exceptional talent and promising future.


Kakheti Hosts First Basque-Georgian Culinary Congress: A Fusion of Tradition and Innovation

On March 2nd, Kakheti became the melting pot of culinary arts with the inaugural Gastronomic Congress of Georgia and Basque Country — Culinary Connection Euskadi-Georgia. The congress brought together chefs from both regions, providing a platform for an exchange of culinary experiences and techniques.


Chelti Winery Re-Enters the UK Market

Chelti Winery has made its return to the British market, as announced by Ana Mirianashvili, the company's Commercial Director, during a conversation with BusinessPartner. The winery's products have found a niche in the HORECA sector, being featured in restaurants and hotels across the UK.


Moody's Elevates Liberty Bank's Outlook to Stable

International ratings powerhouse Moody's has boosted Liberty Bank's long-term outlook to a 'stable' status.


Tbilisi's Future Main Airport to open in Vaziani, Deputy Minister Mariam Kvirivishvili Announces

Tbilisi to Welcome New Main Airport in Vaziani, Announces Deputy Minister Mariam Kvirivishvili.


The Georgian government condemns the terrorist attack in Moscow

The Georgian government condemns the horrific terrorist attack that took place in Moscow, which resulted in the deaths of dozens of innocent people, reads a statement published on the Georgian government's Facebook page.


The official value of 1 US dollar became 2.7003 lari

The National Bank of Georgia has set a new exchange rate. At the end of trading on March 25, the US dollar strengthened slightly and amounted to 2.7003 lari. Today's exchange rate was 2.7000 lari.


What weather is expected on March 26 in Georgia?

According to data on March 25, the air temperature in Tbilisi will reach +14 degrees during the day and +3 degrees at night. Rain is expected.


Accident near Kobuleti: three people died

Three people died as a result of an accident on the bypass road in Kobuleti (Western Georgia).


Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Kobakhidze arrived in Yerevan

Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Kobakhidze arrived in Armenia on an official visit.


Macron: the terrorist attack in the Moscow region was inspired by IS. Blaming Ukraine is “cynical and counterproductive”

French President Emmanuel Macron said that, according to intelligence available to France and other countries, the terrorist attack at Crocus City Hall was inspired by the Islamic State affiliate IS-Khorasan.


Felco 2 Connects Generations: Celebrating 75 Years of Revolutionary Performance

Marking 75 years since its inception, Felco 2 has established itself as a groundbreaking tool, bridging generations with its enduring quality.


Peskov called the conflict in Ukraine a "war"

Russian Presidential Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov called the war in Ukraine a “war.” “We are in a state of war. Yes, it began as a “special military operation,” but as soon as this group was formed there, when the collective West became a participant in this on the side of Ukraine, for us it already became a war,” Peskov said.


In Tbilisi, a woman injured a friend

In the Tbilisi microdistrict Ponichala, a young woman wounded her friend with a knife. A 28-year-old woman stabbed her partner multiple times.


Salome Jashi Wins Prestigious Berlin Academy of Arts Award

Georgian documentary filmmaker Salome Jashi has been honored with a prestigious award from the Berlin Academy of Arts, as announced by the Georgian Film Institute on social media.


Bolt and Animal Project Collaborate to Provide Shelters for Stray Animals in Tbilisi

Bolt and Animal Project have launched a collaborative initiative to provide shelter for stray animals across Tbilisi, erecting wooden homes at 10 different locations known for high numbers of homeless pets. This effort aims to offer much-needed refuge for animals struggling to survive on the city streets, particularly during the harsh winter months.


Bakuriani Launches New Fruit-Flavored Natural Mineral Water

IDS Borjomi Georgia is expanding the "Bakuriani" portfolio by venturing into the flavored water segment, introducing a healthier, fruit-infused alternative to the Georgian market.


Liberty Bank Acquires "Topcard" from Rebank

Liberty Bank has successfully acquired the "Topcard" product and retail credit portfolio from Rebank. The integration of this new product into Liberty's existing system is scheduled to be implemented gradually over a two-month period. Starting from today, during this transitional phase, "Topcard" customers will continue to receive retail services from Rebank as usual.


Irakli Kobakhidze Announces Start of Construction for Anaklia Port in June

Prime Minister of Georgia, Irakli Kobakhidze, has outlined a clear timetable for the commencement of the Anaklia port project.


Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs received a new Airbus Helicopters helicopter

An H145 rescue helicopter from Airbus Helicopters has been handed over to the Georgian Ministry of Internal Affairs.


Lari strengthened again - exchange rate

The National Bank of Georgia has set a new exchange rate. As a result of trading on March 12, the US dollar depreciated and amounted to 2.6570 lari. Today's rate was 2.6573 lari.


David Kezerashvili was not given an American visa

Former Georgian Defense Minister David Kezerashvili was denied an American visa. This was reported by the Georgian service of Radio Liberty.