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Display of pre-Christian Armenian statue leads to concerns of ‘evil ritual’

The head of the Goddess Anahit will be loaned to Armenia by the British Museum. 

Display of pre-Christian Armenian statue leads to concerns of ‘evil ritual’

The head of the Goddess Anahit will be loaned to Armenia by the British Museum. 

Tsulukiani accuses filmmakers of ‘scamming’ Film Centre

Georgia’s Culture Minister claimed that the film’s initial pitch did not mention the ruling party’s founder.

Tsulukiani accuses filmmakers of ‘scamming’ Film Centre

Georgia’s Culture Minister claimed that the film’s initial pitch did not mention the ruling party’s founder.

‘Georgian cinema is in danger’: filmmakers take on the culture ministry

Georgian filmmakers are protesting a ‘reorganisation’ of the country’s film centre, which they claim threatens a new era of censorship. 

‘Georgian cinema is in danger’: filmmakers take on the culture ministry

By Luiza Mchedlishvili

Georgian filmmakers are protesting a ‘reorganisation’ of the country’s film centre, which they claim threatens a new era of censorship. 

Bolnisi Museum — the longest human journey

The Bolnisi Museum is a gem you should visit even if you have just a few days in Georgia. 

Bolnisi Museum — the longest human journey

By Hans Gutbrod

The Bolnisi Museum is a gem you should visit even if you have just a few days in Georgia. 

As Georgia reels from the Delta variant, the Tsinandali Festival plays on

The Tsinandali Festival may be a model for the revival of Georgia’s music scene — but its reduced scope shows that nothing escapes COVID-19.

As Georgia reels from the Delta variant, the Tsinandali Festival plays on

By Peter Liakhov

The Tsinandali Festival may be a model for the revival of Georgia’s music scene — but its reduced scope shows that nothing escapes COVID-19.

Georgia literary competition cancelled after intervention from culture minister 

An advisor to Culture Minister Tea Tsulukiani was appointed to the jury of the Litera competition.

Georgia literary competition cancelled after intervention from culture minister 

An advisor to Culture Minister Tea Tsulukiani was appointed to the jury of the Litera competition.

Two States, One Nation: the mixed blessings of Turkish influence in Azerbaijan

For better or worse, Turkish culture exerts a considerable influence on modern Azerbaijani youth culture.

Two States, One Nation: the mixed blessings of Turkish influence in Azerbaijan

By Nika Musavi

For better or worse, Turkish culture exerts a considerable influence on modern Azerbaijani youth culture.

Armenian–Azerbaijani families — wishing the good times were back

While the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh rages on, mixed Armenian–Azerbaijani families in Georgia continue to thrive.

Armenian–Azerbaijani families — wishing the good times were back

By Gita Elibekyan

While the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh rages on, mixed Armenian–Azerbaijani families in Georgia continue to thrive.