celebrations in Caucasus

Georgia holding Independence Day celebrations

Georgia holding Independence Day celebrations

Today Georgia is celebrating its Independence Day, simultaneously marking the 104th anniversary of the establishment of its First Democratic Republic.  With the main theme of this year’s occasion - Towards Europe - …

Muslims celebrating Eid al-Fitr

Muslims celebrating Eid al-Fitr

Muslims around the world are celebrating the three-day Eid al-Fitr festival, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. Eid al-Fitr, or “the festival of breaking the fast”, begins with the first sighting …

Mehriban Aliyeva congratulates Muslims worldwide on Ramadan

Mehriban Aliyeva congratulates Muslims worldwide on Ramadan

First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva has shared a post on the occasion of Ramadan holiday. The post says: “I sincerely congratulate the people of Azerbaijan and Muslims of the world on the …

Georgian PM congratulates Jews on Passover holiday

Georgian PM congratulates Jews on Passover holiday

The Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili wished a happy Passover to the Jewish people on Friday, noting the “precious” friendship between the two nations and their communities. In his congratulatory message for the …

Biden and his wife set table on occasion of Novruz holiday

Biden and his wife set table on occasion of Novruz holiday

U.S. President Joseph Biden shared a post on his Twitter account on the occasion of Novruz holiday. Biden, on behalf of himself and on behalf of his wife, expressed his best wishes to those who celebrate Novruz. "Jill and …

U.S. President congratulates Ilham Aliyev on Novruz holiday

U.S. President congratulates Ilham Aliyev on Novruz holiday

U.S. President Joe Biden sent a congratulatory letter to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of Novruz holiday. "Dear Mr. President, I wish you and the people of Azerbaijan a joyous and prosperous Novruz Bayrami. …

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, …