Tbilisi is one of 7 metropolises to visit in 2018
11 January, 2018
Tbilisi is one of 7 metropolises to visit in 2018
The magazines „The Spaces“ and "CNN Style" have chosen the seven most savvy cities to watch this year – among them Georgia’s capital.

According to the magazine, something has happened in Tbilisi over the last 18 months, making it an almost overnight must-see destination and one of the world’s most coveted hubs for fashion, arts and creativity: “The Hollywood, hipster hotspot.”

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The magazine recommends to go to Tbilisi for its emerging techno club scene.

In addition, the cities newly elected
major Kakha Kaladze, a former football player, plans to spend a budget of 334 million Dollars next year on transport and infrastructure.

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Kakha Kaladze, the new major of Tbilisi, has big plans for his city.

The article also mentions the recent visit in Tbilisi of the famous US-director and producer David Lynch who is talking about opening a cinema institute in the city.

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David Lynch visited Georgia as part of his promotion tour for the David Lynch Foundation.
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The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week makes Tbilisi a hotspot for fashion.
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Georgia is famous for its century-old wine-making tradition.

The other cities chosen by the article are Toronto (Canada), Muscat (Oman), Dundee (Scotland), Paris (France), Tokyo (Japan) and San Miguel de Allende (Mexico).

Here is what the abstract about Tbilisi says:

"Tbilisi, Georgia: The Hollywood, hipster hotspot

Why? Something has happened in Georgia's capital over the last 18 months, earning it the title of the "Lisbon of 2018." An almost overnight must-see destination, the city increasingly becoming one of the world's most coveted hubs for fashion, arts and creativity has a newly elected city mayor -- former footballer Kakha Kaladze -- and will have a budget of $334 million next year to focus on transport and infrastructure.

Best for: Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, techno music, wine.

New to the cultural scene: "Twin Peaks" and "Mulholland Drive" director and producer David Lynch visited Tbilisi in November for talks around opening a cinema institute in the city."

Read the whole article here

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