holidays in the Caucasus

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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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Baku - labor hero of the Great Victory

During the Great Patriotic War not even one bomb was dropped on Baku, it's residents didn't die under artillery fire, but the Azerbaijani capital became one of the main cities that helped to achieve the Great Victory. Nazi …

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Azerbaijan announces non-working days for June

Azerbaijan will mark two holidays in June – the Day of Armed forces and religious holiday of Ramadan. The Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers said that the Day of Armed Forces will be celebrated on June 26 and Ramadan Holiday …

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Holy Fire delivered to Stavropol Territory

Stavropol became the first Russian city, where the Holy Fire from the Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem was delivered. A charter flight with the representatives of the pilgrimage mission landed at the International Airport of …

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Armenia to attract more tourists with "Days of Wine"

The Days of Wine will be held for the first time on one of the central streets of Yerevan on May 5-6. During this event people will be able to taste and buy wine, organizers of the festival said. The event will demonstrate the …

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Baku to host concert for children dedicated to Novruz

A concert for children dedicated to Novruz will be held in Baku in the Heydar Aliyev Palace on March 24, the press service of the palace reported. Guests of the event will be able to see the performances of Asiman dance group, Dəcəl …

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Georgia celebrates National Flag Day

Speaking today at an event celebrating National Flag Day, Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili said, "Raising a flag is a symbol of statehood and liberty and freedom of the people living in this state”. …

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