10 Magnificent Churches of Kartli
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 In this series of posts, I document an extraordinary trip to 10 churches in the Shida Kartli region. In this … Read More

Jeep Tour to Rkoni Monastery
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 In this series of posts, I document an extraordinary trip to 10 churches in the Shida Kartli region. To see … Read More

Finding the medieval “Tamar bridge” near Rkoni Monastery
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In this series of posts, I document an extraordinary trip to 10 churches in the Shida Kartli region. To see … Read More

Folk Music Concert: Tbilisi Conservatory Centennial
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On Tuesday, May 2nd, a folk concert was held in the Grand Hall of the Tbilisi Conservatory as part of … Read More

Flash Mob Tbilisi (Georgian Folk Singing)!!
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This past Thursday, a group of some 80 singers participated in a “Flash Mob” of folk singers. From amongst the … Read More

Easter chants at Kintsvisi Monastery
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After singing the Paschal all-night vigil at Bana Monastery, and trapeza in the morning, I started back towards Tbilisi with … Read More

Easter All-Night Vigil, Bana Monastery
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Easter is here! I had the fortune to celebrate the feast with the small brotherhood of monks at the Bana … Read More

Kriste aghdga (Christ is Risen) – Georgian Easter chants
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  Kriste aghdga (Christ is Risen) is an important Easter hymn in the Georgian Orthodox tradition.It is sung when the … Read More

Shen khar venakhi (You are the Vineyard) – the West Georgian variants (3/3)
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This is Post 3 (of 3) on the very special chant, shen khar venakhi (You are the vineyard).Post 1 contains … Read More

Shen khar venakhi (You are the Vineyard) – The East Georgian variants (2/3)
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Post 1: Shen khar venakhi – a Beloved Chant (1/3)  Post 2: Shen khar venakhi – the East Georgian variants … Read More

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