celebrations in Caucasus

Republic of Dagestan celebrates 100-year anniversary

On January 20, Dagestan celebrates the centenary of the formation of the republic. January 20 is the official day of the formation of the Dagestan ASSR. DASSR existed in 1921-1991, the autonomy of the republic was proclaimed at the …

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Georgia marks National Flag day

Georgia is celebrating National Flag Day today. The current national symbol of Georgia, also known as the Five Cross Flag, was officially introduced in January 2004. While speaking about the importance of the national symbol, …

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Azerbaijanis of the world mark victorious Solidarity Day

Today, December 31 is the International Solidarity Day of Azerbaijanis. And this year it is special - the year was very successful for the country, the Azerbaijani army liberated the territory of Azerbaijan from the Armenian occupation …

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Victory Day becomes official holiday in Azerbaijan

Victory Day has been included in the list of holidays in Azerbaijan. The respective amendments were made to the country's Labor Code at the parliament’s meeting held on Dec.18. According to the amendment, November 8 …

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Tbilisi's New Year Tree to be lit up tomorrow

The New Year Tree celebrating the onset of the end-of-year festive season in Tbilisi will be lit up on December 17, mayor Kakha Kaladze said. The lighting up of the tree, which customarily signals the official start of weeks of combined …

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Shusha liberation day becomes Victory Day in Azerbaijan

Victory Day will be solemnly celebrated in Azerbaijan every year on November 8 - the day when Shusha was liberated, the presidential administration reported. Yesterday, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed an order, according …

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Azerbaijan celebrating 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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Azerbaijan celebrates National Flag Day

Today, on November 9, Azerbaijani citizens are celebrating the 102nd anniversary of the Azerbaijan National Flag. The Azerbaijani Democratic Republic (ADR), which existed until 1920, adopted the Azerbaijani tricolor as the national flag …

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Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Adha

Today Muslims around the world are celebrating the Festival of the Sacrifice, Eid al-Adha, one of the most important holidays in the Muslim calendar.  On this day Muslims gather at a mosque for a common prayer and sacrifice an …

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Azerbaijan marks Day of Armed Forces

Today, on June 26, Azerbaijan is celebrating the country’s Day of Armed Forces. The Azerbaijani Armed Forces were formed by the Azerbaijani Democratic Republic on June 26, 1918. Azerbaijan achieved significant results in creating …

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Azerbaijan marks National Salvation Day

Azerbaijan marks the National Salvation Day on June 15. Azerbaijan gained independence in October 1991. The first years of the country's independence were characterized by the crisis within the country and in the government. …

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Kim Jong-un congratulates Putin on Russia Day

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has sent a message of congratulations upon Russia Day to Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Korean Central News Agency said. "The Chairman of the State Affairs Commission comrade Kim Jong-un …

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Russia Day

Russia is celebrating its national holiday, the Russia Day, on June 12th. Russia Day is one of the youngest national holidays.  It was established by the country’s presidential decree of June 2, 1994. The Declaration of State …

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Armenia marks First Republic Day

Today Armenia celebrates the national holiday - the First Republic Day. On May 28, 1918, Armenia achieved independence, seceding from the Transcaucasian Democratic Federative Republic, which formed after the collapse of the Russian …

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