In Tbilisi Ethnographic Museum this week is held the final stage of one of the most exciting cultural projects in Georgia - the annual festival of folk arts "Artgen 2014."
Folk festival every year traditionally begins with the expeditions and events in different regions of the country, and the final part takes place in Tbilisi.
Monday on the territory of museum under the open sky is devoted to Abkhazia, that day were performed folklore ensembles Shida Kartli and Mtskheta-Mtianeti and end the evening was ended with a concert of "Chveneburebi" .
Tuesday, July 22 - Samachablo day were held concerts of folklore ensembles Javakheti, Guria and Georgian music groups "Region" and "Frannie".
On Wednesday, July 23, will be performed Ensemble Kvemo Kartli Svaneti (18:30 - 22:00), completes evening concert and Nicky Kocharova and Roby Kukhianidze (22.00).
Guests of the festival on Thursday, July 24 will see performances by folk ensembles of Kakheti and Lechkhumy (18:30 - 22:00) and a concert of Georgian ballet "Sukhishvilebi" (22:00).
On Friday, July 25, in frames of the festival will be held a concert of folk ensemble Imereti (18:30 - 22:00) and a group of "Zumbalend" (22:00), and July 26 - performance of the ensemble of Adjara (18:30 - 22:00 ) and famous Georgian singer Nino Katamadze (22:00).
On Sunday, July 27, will perform folk ensemble from Racha (18:30 - 22:00) and the group "33a" (22:00).
Daily from 12:00 visitors of "Artgen 2014" is proposed trade exhibition of Georgian folk art, fine art and mosaics. As well traditionally "Culinary Corner" is opened.
This year's festival "Artgen 2014" was opened on June 29 in eastern Georgia, in Telavi city, and then moved to Kutaisi to the west of the country, where were held concerts featuring various Georgian folk ensembles.
History of the festival began in 2004, when the group "Artgen" was created.
"During the 10-year existence of the festival, at its base were conducted more than 100 concerts and events. Today it represents one of the most famous and crowded festivals, annually visited by about 30-40 thousand people", - write the festival organizers.