The Students of Tbilisi
State Medical University have always been distinguished with their talents and
variety in art. Among the Georgian doctors are the personalities who have
chosen different fields of art: film and theater actors, opera and singers,
classical music performers, poets, artists and dancers. For the first time in
Georgia, at TSMU was created pop ensemble and classical music orchestra. In the
1980-s the TSMU vocal ensembles were quite popular: "PS",
"Dens", the girls' quartet of Pharmaceutical Faculty and the Song and
By the initiative of Badri
Matchavariani and his friends at TSMU in 1984, the Song and Dance Ensemble
"Georgian Folklore" was created.
In 1992 a club of cheerful
and savvy "Coza Nostra" was formed. This club became the champion of
Georgia in 1996.
In 1994 with the 10th
Anniversary and successful creative activities, the Ministry of Culture awarded
the TSMU Song and Dance Ensemble with "National Ensemble" - an
In November 1998 the
Cultural Center was established by the TSMU Rector's Decision: Badri Matchavariani
was appointed as a Director, Giorgi Tchitchinadze as an Artistic Director. In
the Culture Center were united: The Song and Dance National Ensemble
"Georgian Folklore" (Art Director - Badri Matchavariani, the main
choreographer - Gela Mgeladze, maestro - David Uznadze) was founded at the
Movement Theater "Impro" (the main director - Tea Mamukelashvili,
choreographer - Giorgi Sosanashvili).
In 2000 Song and Dance National Ensemble
"Georgian Folklore" was separated and the singing boys' team formed the ensemble "Roots" (A Head
David Uznadze), late the ensemble “Shvidkatsa” ( Seven Men) was formed.
In 2001 a Drama Theater
"Higia" was formed (the main director - Natia Gujabidze).
In 2004 Badri
Matchavariani created the Modern and Ballroom Ensemble "Vega" (Heads
- Ia Kvirikashvili and David Kulumbegashvili).
From 2006 to November
2018, the Center of Sport and Art was created at TSMU. In the center there was
a union of sports and art groups. During this period directors of the center
were - Kakha Chumburidze, Nikoloz Makhviladze, Zaur Pkhaladze. A Deputy Director was Badri
Since November 2018 by the
decision of the TSMU leadership, the Center for Sport and Art has had
structural changes. TSMU Cultural Center was established separately. Badri
Matchavariani was appointed as Director.
In the Cultural Center of
TSMU in the success of the existing creative groups have a great contributor
the University's leadership, the Center's leadership and the student