Georgian Center is launching its first newsletter!

Gamarjoba! Welcome to our first monthly newsletter! We hope to make this a fun and informational space for all those interested in Georgia and the region. You can think of us as your one-stop shop for Georgia-related news in DC and beyond.

Georgia in the News

Bloomberg recommends a trip to Gudauri and Tbilisi for those seeking an unusual skiing and cultural adventure
The Wine Show, a popular British TV series, visits Georgia.  Watch the episode on Hulu.

Netflix is starting to catch on!  Don't miss your chance to watch the critically-acclaimed film "
My Happy Family" and short documentary "The Trader" with Georgian subtitles.
Check out Tasting Georgia, an anthology of recipes, travel tips, and essays that bring the far-flung Caucasian nation into your kitchen and demystify its distinctive cuisine.  Art of Eating has named it one of the top 12 food books of the year!

The Morning Claret takes a deep dive into the
history of the Georgian wine market, tracing its development through Soviet times up to the current day.

Like tea? Good news! Georgia's
tea market may be making a comeback.

DC's Supra restaurant
explains their impressive selection of Georgian wines.
Art Palace of Georgia showcases the stunning works of female Georgian sculptor Tamara Kvesitadze, who is famous for designing Batumi's Ali and Nino masterpiece.

Georgian designer George Keburia makes a splash with skinny

"I don't think elegance is relevant." Check out how Georgian fashion designer 
Demna Gvasalia is taking Paris by storm.


"The sun shines equally upon the rose and the dung."
- Shota Rustaveli

"მზე ვარდსა და ნეხვს ერთნაირად მოეფინების."
- შოთა რუსთაველი


Around DC

MARCH 4 - Last chance to see Parallel Universe at internationally-acclaimed Turkish art studio Ouchhh!  Visually and aurally mesmerizing, Parallel Universe is a hypnotic and immersive multi-sensory experience unlike anything.

MARCH 5 - The Academy of Georgian Heritage will be hosting the renowned Georgian musical group "Kartuli Khmebi" (Georgian Voices) & Achiko Nizharadze for a concert showcasing Georgian polyphonic folk songs and popular Georgian urban songs.  Tickets $39.

MARCH 7 - The YMCA is hosting a Khinkali cooking class!

MARCH 9 - Georgian-born
singer and guitarist Illusha Tsinadze will be performing at the Hill Center. Tickets $15.

MARCH 23 - Georgia will be represented at the French Embassy's annual
La Grande Fete celebration.  The Francophonie Cultural Festival spotlights the music, art, literature, film, cuisine, and customs of French-speaking countries and regions from across the globe.  Tickets $40, and include food and drink samples.

Jobs and More

The Nepal Leadership Trek is designed for young professionals and university students looking to hone their leadership skills while fulfilling their thirst for an adventurous journey in the Himalayas. Applications due March 5th.
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