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Georgia: Nationalist Pop

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Georgia, Arts & Culture, Music, Politics, War & Conflict

This is Tbilisi Calling comments on the tendency for pop music to be used for political purposes in countries such as Georgia. Although there have been some songs which have lampooned forces on both sides of the political divide, the blog also notes their use for nationalist purposes in a region where frozen conflicts run the risk of thawing unexpectedly [1].