A hard-working village man, Vakht'ang took precious time away from the harvest to record. With a large porch lined with golden potatoes and fingers dusted with the fertile soil of K’akheti, he sat down to sing a ballad on his panduri.1
Born and raised in Vazisubani in the plains of eastern Georgia, Vakht’ang lives with his son and daughter-in-law where he works the land and fondly remembers his childhood and the songs of his youth.
1A three-stringed, fretted lute common in all regions of northeastern Georgia. The instrument is most frequently used to accompany ballad singing. Read more about the panduri here.