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1st Georgian Culture Festival in Cyprus

10 Nov 1st Georgian Culture Festival in Cyprus

November 16 – 18

The Embassy of Georgia to the Republic of Cyprus in cooperation with Travelhouse presents the 1st Georgian Culture Festival in Cyprus. Three unique performances by the Georgian National Ballet “Sukhishvili” juniors and the Georgian polyphonic singing group “Georgian Voices”.

An amazing worldwide famous traditional dance show that entails a mixture of symbols, history, modern perceptions and harmony. A choreography that combines intense rhythms, graceful movement and exquisite synchronisation.

The Georgian Culture Festival would simply not be complete without wine and so before each performance, traditional Georgian wine will be offered in the foyer at 20:00.

PERFORMANCES:
November 16 & 18, Pattichion Municipal Theatre, Limassol
November 17, Strovolos Municipal Theatre, Nicosia

Start time: 21:00

Doors open: 20:00

The festival is under the auspices of the Embassy of Georgia to the Republic of Cyprus and the Ministry of Education and Culture.

 

 

Our sponsors:

 

Embassy of Georgia to the Republic of Cyprus

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The Embassy of Georgia in Nicosia was opened in 2005. Diplomatic relations between Georgia and Cyprus were established in 1992. The ties between Georgia and Cyprus go back to prehistoric era, we share the same cultural, spiritual and intellectual values.

Georgian ambassador is Mr. Revaz Lominadze since 2014.

 

 

Ministry of Education and Culture

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Prof Costas Kadis assumed office as Minister of Education and Culture on the 14th of March, 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

Petrocas energy group

 

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Petrocas Energy Group is a multifunctional holding operating in the sphere of transportation, trading and retail distribution of oil products and petrochemicals in the Caspian Region, Central Asia and South Caucasus, in the corridor known as the Silk Road, a direct and important link on the global energy map. Economies of the countries of the region are connected through transportation, trade, energy and investments. For oil-rich Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan, the corridor offers direct access to the world’s third major player – Europe and helps attract FDI that brings along necessary knowledge and technology to the region.

Their activity ranges from trading, forwarding and supply to handling and storage of oil and chemical products transported from East to West and West to East through the Poti oil terminal. The Group also owns one of the largest retail petrol stations in Georgia operating under the world-renowned brand – GULF Oil International. The work of the group’s subsidiaries is brought into compliance with the ISO certified management systems.

The company was established in 2009 and has representative offices in Cyprus, Greece, Georgia and Russia.

 

Politis

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On February 12, 1999, first day of issue of the newspaper Politis , undertake public commitment to comprehensive and impartial information and adherence to the principles of independence, impartiality, truth, freedom of speech and pluralism.

 

 

Energy China

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China Energy Engineering Corporation or Energy China is one of the largest comprehensive solutions providers for the power industry in China and globally. Their strong capabilities across the full industry chain, especially in survey and design, enable us to provide customers with one-stop integrated solutions and full life-cycle project management services. We undertook the construction of the Three Gorges Project (which has the largest hydropower station in the world in terms of installed capacity), the AC and DC transmission lines with the highest voltage level and the largest number of 1000MW USC generation units. According to the Sullivan Report, from 2012 to 2014, we engaged in the design and/or construction of power plants with a total on-grid installed capacity of more than 160GW, ranking first in the world; in terms of revenue, we would have ranked 21st among “The Top 150 Global Design Firms” in 2015 for our design business and 15th among “The Top 250 Global Contractors” in 2014 for our contracting businesses respectively by ENR. We ranked 391st among “The Fortune Global 500” in 2015.

 

Wizz Air

 

2000px-wizz_air_logo-svgThe plan to launch Wizz Air was conceived in June 2003 when six people with a wide range of airline expertise and successful track records teamed up with József Váradi, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer. In just three months, Wizz Air was a registered company ready to fly.

The first flight took off on the 19th of May 2004 from Katowice. Today Wizz Air offers over 420 routes from 25 bases in the region: Gdansk, Lublin, Poznan, Katowice, Warsaw and Wroclaw in Poland, Budapest and Debrecen in Hungary, Sofia in Bulgaria, Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Tirgu Mures, Iasi, Sibiu, Craiova, and Timisoara in Romania, Kyiv in Ukraine, Prague in Czech Republic, Belgrade in Serbia, Vilnius in Lithuania, Skopje in Macedonia, Riga in Latvia, Tuzla in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kutaisi in Georgia and Kosice in Slovakia.

Following a decade of solid growth to become Central and Eastern Europe’s largest low-cost airline. Wizz Air successfully completed an initial public offering on the 25th of February 2015, and was admitted to the London Stock Exchange.

Wizz Air was named 2016 Value Airline of the Year by Air Transport World, a leading industry magazine.

 

Masari

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Masari Payment Services Limited, active under its trade name ‘Masari’, was founded in the Republic of Cyprus as a European Payment Institution authorized by the Central Bank of Cyprus, a European Central Bank. Its head office is situated in Limassol, Cyprus at the Windsor Business Center, its state-of-the-art group headquarters.

Masari forms an integral part of a group of family owned companies involved in the provision of global financial services for over 20 years. Masari is led by experienced directors who are aided by a team of highly qualified professionals who are always available to assist clients in any way possible. Our success has always been attributed to our high business standards and distinctive customer service.

Masari Money Transfer is one of the best ways of transferring money overseas for personal purposes. We know how important security is when it comes to money.  We understand that affordability, speed and convenience are also key factors when considering a money transfer service.  Our primary goal is to offer our clients the safest, most efficient and cost effective method of sending money overseas. Our high tech systems allow us to provide a first class service at a low cost.   We constantly strive to earn and maintain the confidence of our customers in the services that we provide.

 

Vazisubani Estate

 

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The estate has been developed in XIX c. by a generous young Georgian prince. The latter was also the owner of the most beautiful palace located on the outer edge of Vazisubani village, namely, on the mountain hill of Gombori. The palace building was surrounded by vineyards that were amazingly well-cared-for. By the harvest taken from these vineyards usually the extraordinary Kakhetian wine was made in the enormous pitchers. In early period everything was just as colorful and magnificent there as the view spread out from the balcony of the Chavchavadze’s palace that integrated into itself the haughty mountain range of the Caucasus including the marvel of nature, Alazani Valley, laid at the foot of it.

 

 

 

 

Royal Khvanchkara

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“Royal Khvanchkara” is a company created on the basis of the winemaking traditions of Racha, one of the most picturesque regions of Georgia. “Royal Khvanchkara” at the same time continues and replicates the globally unique method of winemaking invented by Georgian people in the distant past. The uniqueness stems from the vineyards of the company. They are cultivated in Racha, situated on the right bank of Rioni River, namely, on the southern slope of the Lechkhumi mountain ridge, about 750-800 meters above sea level. Exactly here, the oldest local grapevine species: Aleksandrouli, Mujuretuli, Tsolikouri, Usakhelouri exposed to1400 sunshine hours each year, are grown in the purest ecological environment, on the terrain with the ideal soil and climate, mild temperature and humidity together with the lowest radiation possible. All these serve as model conditions for creating the following wines: “Khvanchkara”, “Tvishi” and “Usakhelouri”.

 

 

Chateau Mukhrani

 

CHM New LogoChâteau Mukhrani is based on the historical tradition of wine-making in Mukhrani region. This is the first and the only true Georgian Royal Chateau, which unites four key components: vineyards, winery, castle and history. In 1512 Mukhrani became the prince’s estate, governed by Bagrationi royal family. Mukhranian wine production was established by Ivane Mukhranbatoni a famous representative of royal family, political and public figure of the 19th century. In 1876, Ivane Mukhranbatoni returned from France with Chateau concept knowledge and since then the history of Château Mukhani’s winemaking starts.

During the Soviet time Château Mukhrani was abandoned and almost destroyed. In 2002, a group of businessmen, Frederik Paulsen, Mamuka Khazaradze and Badri Japaridze laid basis for restoration of the project of Château Mukhrani. Group intended to revive the estate to its former glory and re-establish production at Mukhrani, combining modern and traditional technologies. New investment group aims to create strong international brands, which will serve as a profound representative of Georgian wine on international market.

In 2007, major investment was made in new winery of Château Mukhrani. Now it is equipped with ultra-modern technology and corresponds with ISO 9001:2005 Food Safety and ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management standards.

Along with modern winery, Château Mukhrani Cellar was also reconstructed, returning to  unique origin, which has great historical value. Today the cellar is fully reconstructed and stores more than 1000 barrels of wine at constant temperature of 16C.

Since 2007, Château Mukhrani is making wine from grapes harvested in its own vineyards. To make the wine more exquisite and truly unique, winery receives grapes for processing maximum in 15 minutes from harvesting.