Dya SUKHISHVILI, USSR Ballet dancer and choreographer. Artistic Director, Georgia State Honorary Folk Dance Ensemble, since 1945; Popular Artist of Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic; Popular Artist of USSR since 1958. Stalin Prize, 1949. Member, Communist Party, since 1944.
SUKHISHVILI, Dya was born in 1907.
Since 1924 performer of Georgia folks dances. Since 1926 presenter and performer of Georgia folk dances in productions at opera and ballet theaters, in Tbilisi, Kiev, etc.