Music

In music like in the mirror, the richest history of Georgian nation is reflected. During centuries, together with national songs, Georgian people were creating and developing national musical instruments. All the regional parts of Georgia have its own musical dialect. Such dialect is about 15 in number. The oldest song is polyphonic which is most characteristic and distinguished areas for Georgian folk music. The polyphonic Georgian traditional songs belong to not only Georgia as well as World culture. Similar polyphony in such a developed form is nowhere in the world.

In 2001 UNESCO Georgian polyphony song was acknowledged as World Non Material Cultural Monument and included in the list of cultural inheritance.