holidays in the East

Astana Ballet to perform in Nur-Sultan

On December 1, the day of the First President of Kazakhstan, Astana Ballet artists will perform for residents and guests of Nur-Sultan, the organizers of the event inform. The event’s program includes the unique medley …

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Turkey celebrated Victory Day with tributes to the fallen

Turkey on Friday remembered the fallen and celebrated the patriotic acts of thousands of martyrs who fought in the country's war for independence and other critical battles. Friday was Victory Day and the 97th anniversary of a decisive battle …

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Azerbaijani president congratulates Emir of Kuwait

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has sent a congratulatory letter to Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of the State of Kuwait, Trend reports. "On my own behalf and on behalf of the people of Azerbaijan, I am pleased …

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Islamic revolution anniversary marked in Iran

Iranian people took to the streets on Sunday for countrywide rallies on a national holiday marking the 39th anniversary of victory of the 1979 revolution that toppled the Pahlavi monarchy and founded the Islamic Republic in Iran, Tasnim news …

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Turkey marks Republic Day

On Sunday, Turkey is marking the 94th anniversary of the foundation of the Republic, a milestone in the country's history. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, an Ottoman military officer turned national hero by spearheading …

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Erdogan congratulates Nazarbayev on Kurban Ait

Erdogan congratulated Nazarbayev on the holiday of Kurban Ait, wished him good health and success, and prosperity to the people of Kazakhstan, Trend news agency reports. A telephone conversation between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan …

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Iran celebrates Islamic Revolution anniversary

Iranians marked on Friday the anniversary of the country’s 1979 Islamic Revolution with nationwide celebrations and mass rallies. At the Tehran rallies, demonstrators chanted traditional slogans against the United States and Israel, …

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Hanukkah in Moscow

On December 24 Jews all over the world began to celebrate one of the main national holidays, eight holiday of light - Hanukkah, dedicated to the miracle of the one-day supply of oil miraculously lasting eight days that occured in the Temple in …

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Turkey celebrates Republic Day

Turkey is set to officially mark the 93th anniversary of its republic’s founding day on Oct. 29, with celebrations for the day being excluded from a security-motivated ban on public events that the government imposed on the capital Ankara, …

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Armenia marks the First Republic Day

On May 28th, Armenia celebrates the national holiday - the First Republic Day. This holiday is also called the Day of Sovereignty Restoration. On May 28th, 1918, Armenia achieved independence, seceding from the Transcaucasian Democratic …

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Azerbaijan marks the Republic Day

Today Azerbaijan celebrates one of the main holidays of the country - the Republic Day, or the day of restoration of Azerbaijan's state independence. This holiday has a long history. Until 1918, Azerbaijan was a part of the Russian Empire. …

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