Choral Trail - Wednesday @ Cork International Choral Festival 2022
The group “Kavkasioni” (Caucasus) was formed in 2013, in the city of Chorotskhu, Samegrelo-Upper Svaneti region.
Kavkasioni is a folk band performing folk and choral music from all corners of Georgia. These performances are presented with Georgian traditional dance and musical instruments in combination with modern elements, such as contemporary music instruments. The group’s repertoire also includes sacred music and church hymns.
The group participated in almost every radio and TV shows in Georgia, both competitively and non-competitively. The group’s experience includes performances abroad, including Israel and United Arab Emirates.
The group consists of 8 members:
Giorgi Katcharava (vocals, bass guitar)
Lasha Abashia (vocals, Georgian traditional instrument - Fanduri )
Johnny Sordia (vocals, harmonica)
Akaki Kurua (vocals, Georgian traditional instrument - Fanduri)
Tsotne Katcharava (vocals)
Dato Sitchinava (dancer and choreographer)
Mamuka Katcharava (dancer)
Irakli Katcharava (vocals, guitar and Georgian traditional instruments: Kakhoni, Doli and Salamuri)
The group leader is Irakli Katcharava.