Artgeni 2014 Festival traditionally took start at the Ethnographic Museum in Tbilisi on July 20. One of the supporters of the festival is Company Healthy Water (Tskali Margebeli). The festival guests had the opportunity to taste Margebeli Products as well as Nabeghlavi and Bakhmaro, unique waters of Healthy Water Company. Margebeli Holding Corner in open air was one of the most distinguished and attractive.
Artgeni has turned into peoples’ celebration for already ten years. The festival is non-commercial and aims to popularize Georgia’s folklore, search for less known and unknown works and art pieces and introduce those to the public and finally archive and keep the found materials.
This year, the guests had the opportunity to listen to various types of music. On July 20 the event got opened with presentation of Megrelian Folklore. The final concert was held on July 27, at 22:00, where the Group 33a sang hits from old as well as new albums.
In parallel to concerts, the exhibition of folk craft works was organized during one week. Entertaining performances and folk games were held, in addition, catering outlets were opened where the guests could have the best choice for relaxation.
“Artgeni can be named as one of the most important cultural events of the last decade in Georgia, which is of cognitive type. It is very important for Healthy Water Company to support such initiatives contributing to presentation of individual character and culture of various regions of Georgia and to making the youth interested in rich Georgian folklore. Thanks to Artgeni the attention towards Georgia’s folklore is growing and more and more people show interested in our historical and cultural heritage. Our Company will always be ready to popularize the similar events. We do hope that our cooperation will continue in the future and acquire larger scale”- said Victoria Zhizhko, Head of the Public Relations Division of Healthy Water.