Georgian folk ensemble’s breathtaking show in Caribbean island
20 July, 2016
Georgian folk ensemble Erisioni’s solo concerts were took place in Martinique island in the Caribbean. The event was part of Cultural festival of Fort de France, the capital of Maritnique. Close to 60 Georgian musicians and dancers took to the stage to present their blistering performance.

The Georgian State Academic Ensemble of Folk Songs and Dances was founded in 1885. From 1986, the artistic director of the company is Jemal Chkuaseli, the holder of numerous state titles and prizes. The
main choreographer is Revaz Chokhonelidze. In 1999, the ensemble was renamed Erisioni and in 2002 they were given their first Golden Disc in France.

The record of Georgian folk song, Chakrulo, which has been sent to the space by NASA, together with other musical masterpieces created by the humanity, is performed by Erisioni.

Recently, the company has presented its new program, called Georgian Treasure, to Georgian and foreign audiences which proved to be great success for the ensemble.

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