MKHEDRULI. The word "Mkhedari" means cavalryman, and the Mkhedruli is, therefore, a soldier's dance. The dance begins in a raging tempo, becoming more and more violent. The legs of the cavalryman imitate the fast movements of the horse, while their body and arm movements impersonate the battle with enemy.

Choreography by I. Sukhishvili and N. Ramishvili. 1945.

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