Chokha Love


“When you love your chokha, you love your country. When you love your country, you love your traditions,” expounded 60-year-old Rezo Sulava, a leader of the All-Georgia Chokha Society.

The Chokha is the Georgian national costume, a garment some consider sacred and others see as an old-fashion relic of the past. Justyna and I did a story about this surprisingly controversial set of threads for Eurasianet.org. (Just click the photo to follow the link)

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