The British singer and songwriter Ian Gillan and his wife Bron, dressed in Georgian national costumes, in Tbilisi during Gillan's 1990 visit to the Soviet Union.

A Kartvelophile (Georgian: ქართველოფილი) is a person who is fond of, admires or loves Georgian culture, Georgian history, Georgian language, Georgian cuisine, Georgian people or Georgia in general or even exhibits Georgian nationalism in spite of not being an ethnic Georgian. Such love of Georgia and everything Georgian is called "Kartvelophilia". Its opposite is Kartvelophobia.

Typical interests

Notable Kartvelophiles

See also


  1. ^ Фрэнсис Форд Коппола любит грузинскую кухню и не любит 3D
  2. ^ ГЕНАЦВАЛЕ. Виктория Лопырёва
  3. ^ The Georgia Syndrome by James Traub, Aug 13, 2010
  4. ^ "Эльдар Рязанов: «Я люблю Грузию»". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2013-09-15.
  5. ^ Звезды шоу бизнеса любят грузинскую кухню!