celebrations in Caucasus

Azerbaijani president pardons four Russians

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order pardoning 634 people on the occasion of the centenary of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic. Among the pardoned, there are 39 foreign citizens, including …

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OIC congratulates Azerbaijan on Republic Day

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Yousef bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeen has congratulated Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on occasion of the Republic Day. Al-Othaimeen …

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Holy month of Ramadan starts in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijani Muslims welcomed the holy month of Ramadan, which began on May 17. According to the fatwa issued by the Gazi Council of the Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO) on the holy month of Ramadan, the calculations conducted by the …

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Putin congratulates South Caucasus on Victory Day

Russian president Vladimir Putin congratulated the leaders of Azerbaijan,Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Abkhazia and South Ossetia, as well as the citizens of Georgia and …

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Georgia marks Day of Restoration of Independence (VIDEO)

Georgia celebrated the Day of Restoration of Independence and the Day of Memory of the victims of the violent dispersal of the mass demonstration in 1989 in Tbilisi: people were dispersed by the troops of the Ministry of Defense of the USSR, who …

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Tbilisi hosts Minsk Days

The Minsk Days kicked off in the capital of Georgia today and will will last for two days, the Belarusian embassy in Georgia said. Minsk Mayor Andrei Shoretz and his Tbilisi counterpart Kakha Kaladze plan to sign a …

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World prepares to celebrate Nowruz

Nowruz is the holiday also known as the Iranian New Year, which is celebrated worldwide by the Iranian and Turkic peoples, along with some other ethno-linguistic groups, as the beginning of the New Year. Vestnik Kavkaza …

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Azerbaijanis celebrate Wind Tuesday of Novruz

Today Azerbaijanis celebrate Yel Chershenbesi (Wind Tuesday), the third of the four festivals celebrated on the last four Tuesdays prior to the Novruz holiday. Four pre-holiday Tuesdays of Novruz are Su Chershenbesi (Water Tuesday), Od …

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Batumi citizens celebrate Epiphany

Hundreds of people in Batumi took part in the ceremony commonly known as the Epiphany dip last night. The Black Sea was traditionally blessed by the Archbishop of Batumi and Lazeti, Dimitry, Agenda.ge reported. It is …

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Tbilisi preparing New Year festive events

The main New Year will be festively brightened in capital Tbilisi at 8pm on December 15, in front of the former Parliament building on Rustaveli Avenue, Tbilisi Mayor’s Office has announced. Most large-scale, open-air concerts for …

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Georgia marks St. George's Day

Today, Georgia is celebrating one of the most important religious holidays in the country - the St. George's Day or Giorgoba. Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II will hold a festive service today in the Holy Trinity …

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