Georgian culture dates back to ancient times, the Colchi Kingdom is an unforgettable part of Georgian history. Working tools made of gold and silver are exhibited in the museums of Vani and Kutaisi. The oldest Georgian songs and dances are folk and polyphonic. Modern Georgian music includes opera, symphonic and chamber orchestra. Theatres include drama and puppet theatres; State and children’s folk group; sculpture and painting; folk and religious holidays. Georgian entertainment arts leave a great impression on visitors. Kutaisi is an insurmountable part of cultural life in Georgia which traditions formed during thousands of years. Famous composers Meliton Balanchivadze and Zakaria Paliashvili, famous writers Galaktion Tabidze, Akaki Tsereteli and Vladimer Maykovski grew up in Kutaisi. Every year there are productions of opera, classical music, folk music, folklore, international festivities and artist exhibitions are held in Kutaisi.