second national contest of children and youth
has come to an end. The
concert and awards ceremony was held at the Great Hall of
the State Conservatory, where the winner ensembles were presented to the audience.
included the total of 55 choral groups from secondary schools out of which 16 choral ensembles were nominated among the winner groups in the final round.
Takaishvili, the music expert-consultant at the National Center for
Teacher Professional Development, congratulated the organizers and participants
on successful completion of the competition and granted the valuable presents
to the leaders of the winner groups.
The event was organized by the Choral
Society of Georgia with the support of Vano Sarajishvili
Tbilisi State Conservatory, E. Mikeladze Central Musical School, Tbilisi City
Hall, the Youth Center of Patriarchate, the Folklore Center of Georgia, the Ministry
of Education and Science of Georgia, as well as the National Center for Teacher
The aim of the contest was to support and monitor children and young choral groups, promote the academic choral singing, protect the national singing
traditions and promote the work of composers.