celebrations in Caucasus

Georgian Orthodox Church celebrates Epiphany

Georgian Orthodox Church celebrates Epiphany

Orthodox Christians in Georgia and worldwide are celebrating one of the major Christian feasts Epiphany today during which water blessing rituals and a mass baptism are held in the churches.  The Epiphany commemorates the baptism …

Georgia celebrating National Flag Day

Georgia celebrating National Flag Day

Today Georgia is marking National Flag Day. The current national symbol of Georgia is also known as the Five Cross Flag. A  flag-raising ceremony took place on the premises of the 4th Infantry Brigade in Vaziani. Georgian flags …

Today marks World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day

Today marks World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day

December 31 marks World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day. The last day of December is annually celebrated as a day of Azerbaijani unity. The main idea of this holiday is the unity and solidarity of the Azerbaijanis from all over the …

Putin congratulates Aliyev and Erdogan on New Year

Putin congratulates Aliyev and Erdogan on New Year

Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent Christmas and New Year wishes to President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan, according to the Kremlin press service. In …

January 1-10 declared holidays in Georgia

January 1-10 declared holidays in Georgia

The Georgian government has declared January 1-10 a public holiday in Georgia for ‘reducing mobility’ in the country following confirmation of 24 cases of the new Omicron variant of coronavirus, Chief of the Operational Staff of the …

Georgia celebrates Saint George’s Day - Giorgoba

Georgia celebrates Saint George’s Day - Giorgoba

Today, on November 23, Georgia is celebrating one of the most important religious holidays in the country - the St. George's Day or Giorgoba. Festive services, dedicated to this day, are held in all the acting churches of Georgia. …

Azerbaijan marks National Revival Day

Azerbaijan marks National Revival Day

Today Azerbaijan is marking the National Revival Day. Azerbaijani people started indefinite rally on Azadlig Square against the anti-Azerbaijani policy of the USSR on November 17, 1988. It was a real national liberation movement. The …

Azerbaijan marking Constitution Day

Azerbaijan marking Constitution Day

Today, on November 12, Azerbaijan is celebrating the Constitution Day. The Constitution of the Azerbaijan Republic, adopted in 1995, is the first constitution of independent Azerbaijan. The Azerbaijan Democratic Republic, …

Memory of Patriotic War martyrs honored at Zafar peak

Memory of Patriotic War martyrs honored at Zafar peak

The 'Iron Fist' expedition in Azerbaijan, dedicated to the anniversary of second Karabakh war was organized with the participation of a group of servicemen of the Air Force, climbers of the Gartal Mountain Sports Club, and Baku.TV …

Azerbaijan Celebrates Day of Victory in Karabakh War (PHOTOS)

Azerbaijan Celebrates Day of Victory in Karabakh War (PHOTOS)

A march on the occasion of the Victory Day is being held in Azerbaijan’s Baku city on November 8. The march with participation of a military orchestra, started at 10:00 (GMT+4) at the Azneft square and is to be held until the …