International Women’s Day – Georgian women conquering the world
08 March, 2019
International Women’s Day – Georgian women conquering the world
Georgian women are recognized on the international stage. There are numerous Georgian women making successful musicians, models, pianists, designers, directors, actresses or businesswomen. Look at some of them:

Anita Rachvelishvili

anita_rachvelishvili
Anita Rachvelishvili is a famous Georgian mezzo-soprano. She debuted at the Opera in Tbilisi as Maddalena in Rigoletto and as Olga in Eugen Onegin, subsequently joining the ensemble of the theater in the fall of 2006. She has since performed as Carmen at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, at the
Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Bayerische Staatsoper München, the Staatsoper Berlin, the Seattle Opera, the San Francisco Opera, etc. Georgian opera singer Anita Rachvelishvili was crowned as the best classical music artist of 2018 by the New York Times.

Khatia Buniatishvili

khatia_buniatishvili
Khatia Buniatishvili, known as the “Beyoncé of Piano” was born in Batumi (a seaside town), Georgia. Khatia was blessed with an extraordinary and impressive talent to play the piano and gave her first concert at the age of six. She has been invited to foreign guest performances in Switzerland, the Netherlands, France, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Austria, Russia, Israel, and She has appeared at many prestigious festivals including Verbier Festival, Progetto Martha Argerich, Gidon Kremer's Internationales Kammermusikfest Lockenhaus, Gstaad Festival, etc.

Katie Melua

katie_melua
Katie Melua, the Georgian-British singer, and songwriter was born in Kutaisi, Georgia, which was then part of the Soviet Union. In 2017, Katie Melua worked with the Georgian Gori Women’s Choir. They released an album called “In Winter”. It includes various enchanting compositions. Katie Melua married James Michael Toseland in 2012. He is a former English motorcycle racer and a pianist and singer-songwriter of the band Toseland.

Marisha Urushadze

marisha_urushadze
Marisha Urushadze is a Georgian model. She has become an exclusive model of Gucci in September 2018 and is representing the brand at various catwalks. The Georgian model also took part in the brand’s advertisement video. In 2016, the famous magazine vogue wrote that Marisha Urushadze is one of the most demanded models in the world. The model with curly hair and delicate looks deserves particular attention. She has recently participated at the Mugler Fall 2019 collection show.

Rusudan Petviashvili

rusudan_petviashvili
Rusudan Petviashvili is a Georgian painter. She started painting at the age of 2. A 13-year-old Rusudan exhibited her works in different towns of France and, finally, in Paris. “National Fairy Tales of Georgia” and the medieval epic poem “The Knight in the Panther’s Skin” are decorated by her illustrations. The presidential palace in Tbilisi is also replete with the illustrations of the painter. Rusudan Petviashvili is listed in “2000 Famous Persons of XX Century”, the book published by the Cambridge Biographical Centre”. Her works of art are large-formatted, highly-complicated one-touch drawings that amaze Georgians as well as the international public.

Nana Ekvtimishvili

nana_ekvtimishvili
Nana Ekvtimishvili is a Georgian film director. The internationally recognized films “My happy family” and “In Bloom” are directed by her co-working with Simon Gross. In 2017, Nana Ekvtimishvili was named among 9 new must-watch directors by The New York Times. Her films have received awards at the 2014 Sarajevo Film Festival in Bosnia and Herzegovina, International Young Audience Film Festival 2013, Berlin International Film Festival 2013, etc.

Related stories:

Internationally recognized female artists from Georgia

Anita Rachvelishvili recognized as the best Verdi mezzo-soprano by Riccardo Muti

Khatia Buniatishvili opens the Frankfurt Book Fair

Georgian director's My Happy Family among the best films screened on Netflix in 2017

Print
Other Stories
Four seasons are not enough! - Well known campaign takes new turn
The online campaign #spendyoursummeringeorgia was extended to four seasons. And it will keep growing, as Keta Goletiani, one of the founders explains.
On the stairways to heaven
It is not very easy to access the Katskhi pillar in the western Imereti region. But it’s worth your time as “CNN travel” states after they hit the road.
Beshumi to Ushguli: Four days in paradise
Georgian Photographer Giorgi Shermazanashvili made a trip from Beshumi to Ushguli. His pictures capture the great beauty of Georgia's west.
First snow arrives in Kazbegi (Watch video)
It is end of August and the first snow has already arrived in Kazbegi.
Easy summer destinations for Tbilisi travellers
Summer is the busiest period in terms of tourism. Here are 4 places a foreign visitor should see in Georgia, Tbilisi to experience city’s modern and traditional mix.
Sakartvelo TOP-1 – Why is Georgia number 1 for the Belarusian photographer?
Georgia among Georgians is called Sakartvelo. This is the name how the Belarusian tourist calls this country.
American diplomat about Georgia: “Every single city has left me wanting more”
Kristen Crocker, American Diplomat has recently visited Georgia.
Forbes: “Georgia (The Country) Is On Everyone’s Mind”
Forbes, an American business magazine, has recently published an article about Georgia.
Amazon Jungle in Georgia - Kolkheti National Park
Kolkheti National Park is located in the western part of Georgia and intends to protect the wetland nature of Kolkheti.
Abudelauri Colorful Lakes – Magical Place to See In Georgia
A Magical, mysterious place, home of the Khevsuretian Gods, with a view of spectacular Chiukhi Mountain,
Koruldi Lakes in Svaneti – Heaven On Earth
Koruldi Lakes is one of the most magical places in Georgia.
Svaneti – the most untouched place by the outside world
French photographer Julien Pebrel traveled to Georgia last summer.
5 must-see lesser-known places in Kakheti
Kakheti is located in the eastern part of Georgia.
Euronews: "Batumi as a center of youth culture"
Euronews has recently published an article about Batumi, a seaside town in Georgia.
Russian tourist in Batumi explains why Russians should not come to Georgia
It has been more than a week since demonstrations have started in Tbilisi and are held daily.
How "Spend Your Summer in Georgia" campaign started?
The group includes around 207 000 members of Facebook and it has been only couple of days since the campaign was launched.
Why Georgia? – Photographer Eddy Li speaks about his experience
As the number of tourists coming to Georgia rises, so does the number of international photographers.
Visit Gudamakari surrounded by the Greater Caucasus Mountains
Gudamakari is a historical area in northeastern Georgia surrounded by Mtiuleti, Khevi, Khevsureti and Pshavi (slopes of the Greater Caucasus Mountains).
Georgia among Eid Al Fitr destinations
Where to mark Eid Al Firt? This is the question many of the residents of the Arabian countries will ask themselves as soon as Ramadan is over.
Visit Turtle Lake via the renovated cable car
If you are in Tbilisi and looking for a quiet place surrounded by the greenery, Georgian Journal will show you a perfect option.
5 places to visit for entertainment in Tbilisi
Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia offers a lot of options to those visitors who love to go out, have fun and enjoy the active part of the city.
4 reasons why Georgia should be your next destination by Ftnnews
Ftnnews, a website about traveling has recently published an article about why Georgia should be travelers’ next destination.
Georgia and Ukraine have nothing in common when it comes to traveling
Kyiv Post has recently devoted an article to Georgia.
Former Swiss Ambassador to Georgia Lukas Beglinger settles down in Ujarma
Lukas Beglinger, a former ambassador of Switzerland to Georgia has left the homeland to live in Georgia.
The New York Times about Lelo Burti, Georgian folk game
The New York Times has recently dedicated an article to the Georgian folk game Lelo Burti.
PHOTO OF THE DAY
GEL Exchange Rate
Convertor
19.10.2019
20.10.2019
USD
1
USD
2.9718
2.9718
EUR
1
EUR
3.3088
3.3088
GBP
1
GBP
3.8345
3.8345
RUB
100
RUB
4.6461
4.6461