About Events – “Song about Samegrelo” Festival

Held on October 2-3 in the town of Khobi (Georgian: ხობი) in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region, the “Song about Samegrelo” Festival featured traditional folk singing, local cuisine, and art and crafts exhibits.

Song about Samegrelo Festival

Song about Samegrelo Festival

Now in its seventh year, the festival is organized by the Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Governor’s Office, the Khobi Municipality and supported by the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia and the Georgian Folk Song International Center.

Performers at the Song about Samegrelo Festival

Performers at the Song about Samegrelo Festival

Traditional musical instruments at the Song about Samegrelo Festival

Traditional musical instruments at the Song about Samegrelo Festival

Performers at the Song about Samegrelo Festival

Performers at the Song about Samegrelo Festival

Autumn harvest exhibit at the Song about Samegrelo Festival

Autumn harvest exhibit at the Song about Samegrelo Festival

A display of wine jugs at the Song about Samegrelo Festival

A display of wine jugs at the Song about Samegrelo Festival

A craft display at the Song about Samegrelo Festival

A craft display at the Song about Samegrelo Festival

A folk song ensemble at the Song about Samegrelo Festival

A folk song ensemble at the Song about Samegrelo Festival

A performer at the Song about Samegrelo Festival

A performer at the Song about Samegrelo Festival

Photos courtesy of: “მესტიის მუნიციპალიტეტის გამგეობა” on Facebook.

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