Sameba-Jikheti monastery

Sameba-Jikheti nunnery in the village of Jikheti. The village is located on the southern slope of the Guria ridge, 250 m above sea level. 12 km from Lanchkhuti, 3 km from Nigoit. The monastery is located 6 km from the central highway, on Nigoiti mountain.The monastery was founded at the end of the 19th century. The main temple of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary was built in 1896…

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Lanchkhuti assembly 1931


Lanchkhuti assembly 1931,  The collection includes 13 Gurian songs, which were recorded in 1930-1931 by Shalva Mshvelidze in Lanchkhuti, in the house of Ilia Morchiladze. Among the performers were Besarion Khukhunaishvili (from the village of Zemo Aketi), Ermalo Ormotsadze (from the village of Nigoiti), Gito Lomadze (from the village of Chibati) and other famous singers from Lanchkhuti.

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