celebrations in Caucasus

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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Azerbaijan celebrates National Revival Day

Azerbaijan is celebrating the National Revival Day on November 17. On the first days of 1988, Armenia started its evident aggression against Azerbaijan. Seeing the head of the USSR's indifferent attitude towards these events, the …

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 First TV and radio live broadcasts from Jojug Marjanli

Azad Azerbaijan TV and 106.3 FM radio were live from the liberated village of Jojug Marjanli of Jebrail district for the first time due to the National Flag Day of Azerbaijan. The live broadcast was held only a few kilometers from the …

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 Azerbaijan celebrates National Flag Day

Today, on November 9, Azerbaijani citizens are celebrating the National Flag Day, which was declared on November 18, 2009 by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev. The Azerbaijani Democratic Republic (ADR), which existed …

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