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Died singer and teacher of Georgian folk songs Guri Sikharulidze

World news - VSESMI.RU 08.01.2019 at 21:36

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Great master Guria (Guria region, West Georgia) folk songs, teacher and performer, Guri Sikharulidze has died on 89-m to year of life after heavy illness, according to the FAN with reference to the folklore State centre of Georgia. "The death of the master is a big loss for Georgian culture", – the press service of the centre. The Agency stressed that the whole life of the performer have been dedicated to the popularization of Georgian folk songs. He "created the record of epoch-making character." "Guri Sikharulidze bonded friendships and father-child love all generations. Songs in his performance today is the best textbook on how to sing, how to feel nearby the artist, how to love each other and sing with love," reads the message on the page of the ensemble "Shavnabada" in the social network Facebook. Guri Sikharulidze was born in 1930. He was a member and lead soloist of Georgian ensembles "EleSi", "Vakhtanguri", "Shalva chemo", which were not only in Georgia and abroad. In 2009, Guri Sikharulidze starred in "Knights of song", directed by Nana Janelidze, where she played the role of Anton Dumbadze. In 2016, the master artist was awarded the "Priest of art" for "a special contribution to the development of Georgian culture."