holidays in the Caucasus

Georgia celebrates National Flag Day

Today Georgia marks National Flag Day that is also known as the Five Cross Flag of Georgia, Agenda.ge reports. Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili raised the national flag with the children of Georgian heroes …

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Georgian Orthodox Church celebrates Christmas

Members of the Georgian Orthodox Church, together with part of the Orthodox world, celebrate Christmas today according to the Julian calendar, Agenda.ge reports. The special liturgy commenced at Tbilisi's Holy Trinity Cathedral at …

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Azerbaijan marks Solidarity Day of World Azerbaijanis

Every year, December 31 is celebrated as the Solidarity Day of the World Azerbaijanis. This date has been declared as the Solidarity Day of the World Azerbaijanis since 1993 in line with the Azerbaijani president’s decree. The …

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Non-working days in 2018 in Azerbaijan announced

The Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Azerbaijan has announced the working hours and production calendar for 2018, abc.az reports. According to the Ministry, by tradition, March will be the most "non-working" …

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New Year holidays in Armenia may be cut

Armenia's government intends to cut New Year holidays. The government-proposed amendments to the law on holidays and memorable days will be discussed at the next cabinet meeting on December 14 and then they will be put on the …

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Vladikavkaz celebrates Day of Heroes of Fatherland

In Vladikavkaz, the Memorial of Glory hosted a commemorative action timed to the Heroes of the Fatherland Day. Participants of the event paid tribute to the memory of the Heroes of the Fatherland - natives of North Ossetia and those who …

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Non-working days on Novruz, Ramadan and Gurban published

Azerbaijan has made public the days-off for the holidays of Novruz, Ramadan and Gurban in 2018. The Cabinet Ministers adopted a decision on holidays Novruz, Ramadan and Gurban for the next year. In compliance with this decision, in 2018 …

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Azerbaijan celebrates Constitution Day

Today, Azerbaijan celebrates the Constitution Day. The Constitution of the Azerbaijan Republic, adopted in 1995, is the first constitution of independent Azerbaijan. The Azerbaijan Democratic Republic, which existed for 23 months from …

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Baku holds cycling race devoted to State Flag Day

A cycling race, organized by the Azerbaijani State Security Service and supported by the Heydar Aliyev Center and the Azerbaijan Cycling Federation, was held in Baku November 5, Trend reports. The race under the motto "Our flag is …

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Tbilisoba festival officially kicks off

The Georgian capital Tbilisi celebrates the city’s most colourful and spectacular festival – Tbilisi City Fest, or Tbilisoba - which takes place this weekend. Immense fun, artistic performances, flavourful wine, delicious …

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Interethnic holiday ‘Apricot’ in Moscow

Today, Moscow’s Muzeon park of arts hosts  Muscovites’ favorite 4th multinational holiday ‘Apricot’. The event is held by the Union of Armenians of Russia with the support of the Moscow Government, the Council of the …

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Day of Russia celebrated in Baku

Russian Embassy in Azerbaijan held a reception dedicated to the Day of Russia. The event was attended by representatives of diplomatic missions and members of the Azerbaijani parliament. Russian Ambassador to Azerbaijan …

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