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A Report on the Visit to Newport by the Mayor of Kutaisi Mr Shota Murgulia, Georgian Ambassador to the UK – Tamar Beruchashvili, Teona Shekiladze, David Tsitaishvili, Vladimer Jghamadze and David Megrelishvili.

Sunday 18th June – Wednesday 21st June 2017 Between Sunday 18th June and Wednesday 21st June Newport Kutaisi Twinning Association along with partners at : Newport City Council Newport Live Coleg Gwent Gol Cymru South Wales Fire and Rescue Services … Continue reading

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Georgian Studies Day 2016

On Thursday 3rd November members of the Newport Kutaisi Twinning Association travelled to London to participate in 29th Annual Georgian Studies Day, held at The University of  Westminster. The day consisted of keynote speakers followed by detailed papers on the … Continue reading

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Newport Host Kutaisi Youth Mascots for Wales v Georgia Football

At the beginning of October Nikoloz Rukhadze, Baaka Gibradze and Givi Mukbaniani came to Newport by an invitation given by Gôl Cymru, the Welsh Football Association and hosted by NKTA. A full programme of activities was planned in Newport, Cardiff … Continue reading

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Travelling to Georgia – A Young Person’s Perspective

My name is Luke Jones, and I work in Newport, South Wales, which is twinned with Kutaisi in Georgia. When I was asked to write about my recent visit to Georgia, I jumped at the opportunity to share my experience … Continue reading

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Chair’s Annual Report 2015-16

The Chair’s Annual Report for the year 2015-16, showcasing a summary of the work the association has done this past year.     ANNUAL REPORT 2015-2016 Please click the above link in order to view the annual report 2015-16 (file is … Continue reading

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NEWPORT CIVIC LEADER’S VISIT TO KUTAISI June 2016

Following an invitation from the Mayor of Kutaisi early in 2015, Rosemary, Caroline and Derek, together with Madonna and KNIA members, spent over a year organising the visit; part of the celebrations for the 25th Anniversary of the signing of … Continue reading

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Talk given by Derek Pickup, Chair Bristol Twinning Association

On Wednesday 6th April at the YMCA, Newport’s Mayor, Cllr. Herbie Thomas and Mayoress, Jacqueline Mitchell together with members and guests of NKTA heard a fascinating talk given by Derek Pickup, Chair of Bristol Tbilisi Association. He first explained how … Continue reading

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Dr. Ana Chankvetadze PhD. MA

Newport Kutaisi Twinning Association wishes to congratulate Ana Chankvetadze on gaining her doctorate last month from the Faculty of Arts at Kutaisi, Akaki Tsereteli State University. Her dissertation on ‘TIME’ IN MODERN ENGLISH AND GEORGIAN PHRASEOLOGY was based on English … Continue reading

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ST MARY’S PRIMARY SCHOOL, NEWPORT

Catherine Philpott made a return visit to St Mary’s Primary School to talk to Yr 4 on Georgia and it’s people, especially of Kutaisi and the friendship groups that have grown through the Twinning Associations. This Spring term the children … Continue reading

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2016 Georgian Christmas

2016 STARTED WELL with the annual gathering of NKTA members hosted by Chair Sonia Fisher at her home.  It was to celebrate the Georgian Christmas Day that falls every year on 6th January. Many members joined her on this social … Continue reading

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