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Teach and Learn with Georgia

  Want to make a difference? The country of Georgia is recruiting native English speakers to help teach English through the project. The program is offering benefits: Housing and living accommodations Medical insurance Round-trip tickets for work related trips and one vacation Volunteer teachers will stay in Georgia for at least one year with once […]

Spirit and Whimsy: The Art of Niko Chocheli

We want to announce to the Georgian community in the U.S. and friends of Georgia that the largest retrospective show to date of Niko Chocheli’s art and illustrations is on exhibit at the Antiochian Heritage Museum in Ligonier, PA now through February 20, 2011. “Spirit and Whimsy: The Art of Niko Chocheli” gathers works from […]

The Georgian Association Statement Regarding the Sale of the Mistral Helicopter Carrier to Russia

On Monday, February 8, 2010, Jacques de Lajugie, the head of international sales at the French Defense Ministrys weapons production agency (Direction Gnrale pour l’Armement or DGA), confirmed that the French government agreed to sell Russia one Mistral-class advanced amphibious helicopter carrier and is considering a request for three more. Possession of this state-of-the-art assault […]

School of Georgian Language and Culture

The Georgian Association is planning to establish a school of Georgian Language and Culture (GLC) for children living in the greater Washington D.C. region. GLC will help children learn/improve Georgian language skills, and get acquainted with Georgian literature, history and traditions. As a first step, the Georgian Association is collecting information about potential students (number […]

The Georgian Association Statement on the Continued Russian Occupation of Georgian Territories

On August 8, 2009 the Georgian Association organizied a peaceful protest by the Russian Embassy to remember the victims of the Russian military attacks on Georgia one year ago. In August 2008, in violation of the U.N. Charter, the Russian government invaded and occupied the sovereign Georgian territory. Russian forces committed and encouraged human rights […]

The Georgian Association Plans an Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill

The Central and East European Coalition (CEEC), of which the Georgian Association is a member, will host a policy reception at the US Senate on March 25, 2009. The Georgian Association is a co-sponsor of this important event that commemorates NATO and its enlargement. There will be presentations by Members of Congress and current and […]

Georgian Association Awards Senator McCain at Annual Reception

Washington, DC – On Wednesday, May 20, 2009, the Georgian Association honored the United States Senator John McCain’s outstanding contributions to building strong U.S. – Georgia relations. Senator McCain received the award from Mr. Mamuka Tsereteli, President of the Association, at the traditional annual reception. Sen. McCain acknowledged the Georgian people for the remarkable accomplishment […]

Call For Reconciliation

The Georgian Association in the United States of America expresses concern over recent developments in Georgia and a potential escalation of the internal political situation. We call on the Government of Georgia, on the leaders of the opposition and all Georgian citizens to refrain from further confrontation and find ways for political reconciliation. Georgia is […]

CEEC Commemorates Nato Enlargement And Supports Open Door Policy.

Washington, DC On Wednesday, March 25, 2009, the Central and Eastern European Coalition(CEEC), of which the Georgian Association is a member, hosted a policy reception on CapitolHill to honor the NATO enlargement of 1999 and 2004, and to support a continued open door policy. CEEC comprises 18 national membership organizations representing more than 20 million […]

SACRED GEORGIAN CHANTS

SACRED GEORGIAN CHANTS By The Georgian Harmony Choir (Sherman Oaks, CA) On November 18, 2008, Jade Music with the support of the Georgian Association in the United States is proud to release the first US album by The Georgian Harmony Choir. Sacred Georgian Chants, a compilation of songs and chants from the war-torn region, reflects […]