holidays in the Caucasus

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Happy Novruz!

Today in Moscow, in the pavilion 75 of VDNKH, citywide events dedicated to the spring holiday Novruz officially started. Their opening was attended by representatives of 20 different nationalities and states. As Iran's Ambassador to …

Baku celebrates Nowruz

Today Baku hosted festive events on the occasion of the national holiday of Azerbaijani people – Nowruz. They were, according to tradition, attended by President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban …

North Caucasus honors defenders of the Fatherland

Leaders of the North Caucasus Federal District regions congratulated defenders of the Fatherland on their professional holiday, celebrated today. "On this day, we express deep gratitude to our valiant soldiers for heroism and …

Hanukkah with lezginka

Today in Moscow an unusual Hanukkah was celebrated, the main idea of which was to combine the cultures of the Jewish and the Caucasian peoples. The holiday was arranged by the Mountain Jew community and, therefore, along with the lighting of the …