When: 28th of August The Virgin Mary at Mravardzali national religious day is celebrated with horse races and a feast.
When: autumn Oni becomes a big feast with local food, dance, music and delicious wine. Dates are variable.
When: 1st of August On the first of August, Nikortsmindoba celebrates family roots and summer. This is a great moment to visit the Nikortsminda medieval church, listen to folk poetry and music and see a local dance.
When: August The festival Artra uses existing exhibition spaces of museums and cultural institutions in the regional centres of Racha-Lechkhumi and Lower Svaneti regions. Local public schools, art schools, teachers and pupils are involved in the festival to foster active participation of the young generation in art initiatives. The festival seeks supporters who from their side try to convey their thoughts and experiences between the past and future. “Three neighboring mountainous regions of Georgia are involved in a continuous chain