Society+Culture

Tbilisi is mostly popular for the Fashion Industry which is great, however, it is also home of very talented performers, musicians, painters, graffiti artists, sculptors, filmmakers, etc.

The Goal Of The Kremlin Is To Create Division Abroad

The Goal Of The Kremlin Is To Create Division Abroad

By GRACE BANFIELD  Mark Mullen was born in Dallas, Texas. He graduated from Wesleyan University in 1989 and later went on to be a Sloan fellow at London Business School. He has founded several non-profits, including GeoCapital, Orbeliani, and Radarami, in the Republic...

The Intimate Terrorism

The Intimate Terrorism

For millions of women, children, and men, all over the world, home is not a safe place and the only memories that are formed in it are painful ones. The challenge of dealing with domestic violence and the importance of doing so are two sides of the same coin. Domestic violence is so devastating precisely because it causes problems at the core of people’s lives—their homes.

Oil Builds Statues – Effigies of Greed

Oil Builds Statues – Effigies of Greed

Once upon a time, there was a man, Who had tons and tons of oil wells. He drilled and killed as much he willed, Forging, gilding all his deeds.   Futile were his hordes of sins, Veiling all of pogrom yields. With stygian gold he used to preach, And got himself some...

Back To The Future

Back To The Future

By Salome Berdzenishvili   - Do you ever wonder that the melodies that are stuck in our heads are actually rooted in our memory and connected to certain places, events, or meetings that we wish to erase or can't forget? Strangely enough, these exact places carry...

Tbilisi – The Way I See It

Tbilisi – The Way I See It

By Filmmaker Giorgi Tavartkiladze   Tbilisi - the city I was born and raised, is stuck in my earliest memory as a post-civil-war, ruined, poor and grey space. But in spite of this, I still fell in love with her. Today, some people in Georgia say "Tbilisi meant...

Ezo – The Tbilisian Courtyard

Ezo – The Tbilisian Courtyard

By Salome Berdzenishvili The Walls Have Ears “Shh! Shh! No one should hear us!” – a phrase from the film “Keto and Kote” (comic Opera by Victor Dolidze; premiered in Tbilisi in 1919) This is not a story about walls, nor ears. This is a story about an old Tbilisian...

Digital Nomads

Digital Nomads

If you’ve already figured out how to become a digital nomad, then we need to find out whether Tbilisi is a good location for you or not? Traveling around the globe, living among different nations, and having a great paying job is the dream of thousands of young...

Our Not So Unique Flag

Our Not So Unique Flag

Our icon is the homeland Trust in God is our creed, Enlightened land of plains and mounts, Blessed by God and holy heaven. The freedom we have learned to follow Makes our future spirits stronger, Morning star will rise above us And lightens up the land between the two...

Tbilisi – More Than Hot Baths

Tbilisi – More Than Hot Baths

  “Vakhtang I Gorgasali, once went out hunting with his royal falcon in the neighborhood forests of the first capital of Georgia – Mtskheta. After some time, the king sent his falcon to catch a pheasant. The falcon flew away, and after a while, the king lost...

Losing Our Past

Losing Our Past

What happens when we destroy the past? We lose our memory and when we lose it, we lose ourselves, because there is no “us” without memories. With cities, it is the same. Historical urban areas are the memory of a city, while the buildings serve as records. The...

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