Georgia

PARIKAOBA- GEROGIA

Generally performed in honour of “soldiers/warriors” is a Eurasian dance style known as Parikaoba. This “warrior” dance is said to have originated from a region called Khevsureti located in the northeast of Georgia. Furthermore, the performers use a “sword and shield” as a prop while performing. In addition, this dance form is performed by a […]

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MKHEDRULI- GEORGIA

When literally translated means “cavalryman” is a Eurasian dance form known as Mkhedruli. This “soldier” dance is said to have originated from Georgia. Furthermore, this dance involves the performer imitating the quick feet movements seen in a horse. In addition, the performer also uses the arms and body to imitate the movements performed by a […]

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DAVLURI- GEORGIA

“City aristocracy” is what a Eurasian dance style known as Davluri precisely represents. This “city” dance is supposed to have originated from Georgia, and is performed by a couple. Furthermore, Davluri is extremely similar to Kartuli, yet another popular Georgian dance style. In addition, the movements involved in this dance are less complex. On the […]

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SAMAIA- GEORGIA

Performed mainly by “women” is a Eurasian dance form known as Samaia. This “female” dance is said to have originated in Georgia during the 12th-13th century. Apparently, the word “Samaia” when literally translated means “dance of three”. Furthermore, this dance was initially performed in a group of three. However, these days it may even be […]

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KINTOURI- GEORGIA

Also known as “Shalakho” in the Armenian and the Azerbaijani language is a Eurasian dance form known as Kintouri. This “popular” dance form is said to have originated from the city of Tbilisi located in Georgia. Apparently, the name of this dance has been derived from the word “Kintos” who were basically “small merchants”. Furthermore, […]

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KHANJLURI- GEORGIA

“Based upon the concept of competition” is a Eurasian dance form known as Khanjluri. This “folk” dance is said to have originated from Georgia, and is commonly referred to as “Highland Shepherds Competition”. Furthermore, performing this dance form requires great skills, and hence the performer is expected to rehearse it a lot. A. History/origin of […]

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KAZBEGURI- GEORGIA

Created in a mountainous region known as “Kazbegi” is a Eurasian dance form known as Kazbeguri. This “powerful” dance is said to have originated from the north part of Georgia. Furthermore, this dance is mainly performed by males. In addition, this form of dancing has been created to showcase the “toughness and the endurance level” […]

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KARTULI- GEORGIA

Considered to be “extremely elegant and romantic” is a Eurasian dance style known as Kartuli. This “courtship” dance is said to have originated from Georgia, and is performed by both males as well as females. Furthermore, this dance comprises of five distinct movements that the dancer needs to perform. In addition, the performer needs to […]

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KHORUMI- GEORGIA

Performed mainly by “males” is a Eurasian dance style known as Khorumi. This “war” dance is said to have originated from a region called Adjara located in Georgia. Initially performed only by a few men it has gradually evolved into a dance form that is now performed in a group comprising of around thirty to […]

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KHEVSURULI- GEORGIA

Representing values such as “love, courage, and respect for women” is a Eurasian dance style known as Khevsuruli. This “energetic” dance style is supposed to have originated from the mountainous region in Georgia. Furthermore, this dance is extremely technical in nature, and requires the performer to undergo rigorous training to develop the appropriate skill required. […]

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