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  • This is part of a series from Svanetia, an isolated valley in the Georgian Republic.

    On this day the boys were dressed in black and wore small daggers.
    The girls wore white dresses and veils with sequin crosses on their foreheads.
    My words will only make this more weak.

    Listen and you will know enough.

    The song is called Ushba.
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