Reviving traditional singing and rituals in Georgia

  • Bithell, C. (Invited speaker)
  • Teona Lomsadze (Invited speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentationResearch


This illustrated talk and workshop explored about how children in Georgia are rediscovering their roots through traditional multi-part singing and taking part in activities such as wassail-type rituals for Christmas/New Year. It offered insights into effective ways of including young people in traditional singing and the revival of old winter festivities that declined under Communism.
Period13 Jan 2024
Event titleNatural Voice Network Annual Gathering
Event typeConference
LocationCheltenham, United KingdomShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • Georgia (Caucasus)
  • music revival
  • New year rituals