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Misha and family watch lelo in Shukhuti

Mikheil Saakashvili, the President of Georgia, watched the start of the lelo game with his wife, younger son, and government members. About 300 people played the ancient game, and hundreds of people watched. 211 more words

Georgia

Arriving in Shukhuti for Easter (and lelo)

Nini Chakvetadze, one of our Georgian “daughters,” and I took a marshrutka  (minibus) to Shukhuti, which is a village of about 2,000 people in the western region of Guria in Western Georgia.  283 more words

Georgia

A great play made better by Director Nini Chakvetadze

The Clean House is a great play. It won the 2004 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, which is awarded annually to the best English-language play written by a woman, and it was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. 449 more words

Tbilisi, Georgia

“This is the bus stop where I met Nini”

It became a memorable event. Something special. But it began in the most ordinary fashion. Susanna needed to go someplace unfamiliar and she needed to know which bus or mini-bus she should take. 146 more words

Tbilisi, Georgia

A good dive

A good dive has cheap beer and garlic fries. A good dive has no sign indicating its location; you must go downstairs to enter; people either know about it, or not. 98 more words

Tbilisi, Georgia