From the Imeretian village of Kitskhi in Western Georgia.
Iuza asked his wife to help him with the traditional costume for the folk music rehearsal.
“I couldn’t have survived all these years without the singing and the humor,” he said.
“What happened?” I asked.
“We lost our son during the war in Abkhazia in the early 1990s,” Iuza told me as his wife was fixing the details on the collar.