Monthly Archives: May 2011

News from Tsinubani – Georgian-Armenian village in Samstkhe-Javakheti

On April 14, 2011, I visited for the first time the Georgian-Armenian village of Tsinubani, in the countryside near the city of Akhaltsikhe (see post published in April, “Celebrating « Georgian Language Day » in a Georgian-Armenian Village”). On May 25, … Continue reading

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Akhaltsikhe Youth Center: Armenian youth get active in Samstkhe-Javakheti

On May 25, 2011, I visited the Youth Center of Akhaltsikhe together with Martyna Skura, EVS volunteer based in Akhaltsikhe, Samstkhe-Javakheti, where she works for the local women’s organization “Women’s Hope”. A sunny evening gave us a good opportunity to … Continue reading

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Samstkhe-Javakheti: a mostly Armenian-populated region

As part of my volunteering activities at PMMG (Public Movement “Multinational Georgia”), a Georgian NGO whose mission has been to protect and represent minority groups of Georgia since 1999, I regularly go to the region of Samstkhe-Javakheti (see map below, … Continue reading

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“Multi-ethnic Georgia”: a series of videos

This post provides you with a series of videos presenting the key features of different minority groups and ethnicities of Georgia – all videos were posted on by GeoMartial, under the title “Multiethnic Georgia”. Informative and well-made, I thought … Continue reading

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Multinational Concert at the Caucasian House

On April 29, 2011, the Tbilisi Caucasian House organized an intercultural concert on the occasion of the graduation ceremony of participants to the seminar “Caucasian Peoples’ University” registered in the Georgian department. Some 20 young Georgians were thus awarded certificates … Continue reading

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