Work and play in the village of Lakhushdi in Svaneti, in the Republic of Georgia. Villagers practice traditional polyphonic song and circle dance. In July 2011 villagers welcomed guests to learn the songs and take part in the Festival - The Feast of Limkheri. The festival is celebrated at the 14th Century Chapel on the wooded hill above the village. The guests enjoyed the wonderful hospitality of the Svan people, and helped to maintain and develop the traditions of polyphonic sacred and secular song, and dance. The village is home to a cultural and development co-operative, The Union Lidbashi. facebook.com/Lidbashi.
Filmed and edited by Mike Spring facebook.com/mike.spring.58. Additional photography, Sue Sim. 
With the support of the familes of Lakhushdi Village, Chamgeliani and Pirtskelani. facebook.com/madona.chamgeliani

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