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Georgia's Super Grandparents Contest

Tbilisi hosted the Super Grandmother and Super Grandfather contest on January 6. Twenty-one contestants above the age of 70 from all over Georgia performed in the annual talent competition, which was organized by the charity Catharsis.

The curtains open on 74-year-old contestant Lira Arabuli...
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The curtains open on 74-year-old contestant Lira Arabuli...

...after her careful preparation backstage.
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...after her careful preparation backstage.

Contestants watch fellow competitors from the wings.
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Contestants watch fellow competitors from the wings.

In the "green room," contestants and musicians prepare for their performances.
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In the "green room," contestants and musicians prepare for their performances.

Even the most experienced performers get butterflies sometimes.
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Even the most experienced performers get butterflies sometimes.

Vladimer Zangurashvili, 70, shows off a traditional dance.
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Vladimer Zangurashvili, 70, shows off a traditional dance.

Super Grandfather Vladimer Zangurashvili, 70, and Super Grandmother Lira Arabuli, 74, wave to the audience after being crowned.
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Super Grandfather Vladimer Zangurashvili, 70, and Super Grandmother Lira Arabuli, 74, wave to the audience after being crowned.

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