International Council for Traditional Music

A Non-Governmental Organization in Formal Consultative Relations with UNESCO

Georgia

The current ICTM national representative for Georgia is Liaison Officer Joseph Jordania.

Contact: josephjordania@yahoo.com.au

Report: the 7th International Symposium on Traditional Polyphony, Tbilisi, 22-26 September 2014

On 22-26 September 2014 the Tbilisi State Conservatoire hosted the 7th International Symposium on Traditional Polyphony. Despite the fact that the Tbilisi Symposia are quite popular among ethnomusicologists from different countries, wider circles know little about them. Thus in this report I will discuss the history of its foundation and its distinctive peculiarities.