Song and Dance Folklore Ensemble was formed in 1999. The Ensemble successfully performed in many countries in the world: France, Iran, Italy, Germany, Belgium, Greece, Ukraine, Holland, Egypt, Turkey, USA, Mexico, Finland, and Bulgaria. In 2010 on the basis of its distinguished success and professionalism the ensemble was given the state status. Today it is called Kutaisi Mayor’s Office Song and Dance State Company –“Kutaisi”. As a state ensemble, it went on tours in many countries in the world including Turkey, Italy, Hungary, Baltic Sea Countries and Ukraine.