Adm1n | KHEVSURETI

Poetry

Khevsureti is the mother country of folk poetry which, beyond all doubt, bears classical lucidity. All spheres of everyday life

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Mythology

Among the monuments of Khevsur oral literature held in high regard are the epics and legends on mythological themes, the

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Religion

The system of religious belief of the Khevsuris is a symbiosis of Orthodox Georgian Christianity and paganism. A variety of

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Funeral Rites

Khevsureti is a unique province within Georgia, where the locals have retained their ancient customs and traditions as well as

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Talavari (Garments)

The Khevsuris call their national dress talavari. The talavari is made of homespun woolen cloth (“toli”). The cloth for talavari,

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Folk Medicine

Hostilities, tribal strives and family feuds resulting in bullet wounds or injuries inflicted by cold weapons, as well as frequent

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Economy

Crop farming is evidently backward compared to animal husbandry in Khevsureti. The mountainous relief of the region deprives the locals

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