Food in Tbilisi


Tbilisi comes out to party for this festival of the autumn harvest and the city’s founding, centred around the Old Town and Rike Park, over a weekend in October. There are mtsvadi (shish kebabs),khinkali (spicy dump…
Music in Tbilisi

Art-Gene Festival

This popular Georgian folk festival visits the regions then culminates with several days of music, dance, cooking, arts and crafts at Tbilisi’s Open-Air Museum of Ethnography.
Theatre in Tbilisi

Tbilisi International Festival of Theatre

Big program of shows by Georgian and international theatre groups and companies, over two weeks in September/October.
Music in Shatili


In Shatili you might run into the Shatiloba festival, with folk music and dance, horse races and Georgian wrestling.
Film in Tbilisi

Tbilisi International Film Festival

Showcases recent Georgian and international movies, over a week usually in November or December.
Music in Batumi

Black Sea Jazz Festival

Brings international stars and lots of music lovers to Batumi for several days in late July.