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    GEORGIAN OFFICIAL, TRADITIONAL AND ECCLESIASTIC HOLIDAYS



    GEORGIAN OFFICIAL,

    TRADITIONAL AND

    ECCLESIASTIC HOLIDAYS



    January 1--------------The New Year
    January 2-------------"Kuchkha", Tradition of the first footing in Guria and "Bedoba", when people believe that the fortune of the Whole Year depends on how they spend the day.
    January 7-------------Orthodox Christmas
    January 14------------The New Year of the old style spend the day
    January 19------------ (Epiphany)
    January 19------------All Saints’ Day
    January 27------------„Ninooba“ celebration dedicated to St. Nino who converted Georgia to Christianity
    February 8------------Davitoba, dedicated to famous Georgian King David Aghmashenebeli (the Builder)
    February 15----------Presentation of Christ in the Temple
    February 25----------Celebration to praise the miraculous Icon of Virgin from Iveria
    March 3--------------Mother's Day
    March 8--------------Women's Day
    March 25-------------Restoration of Autocephaly of Georgian Orthodox Church
    April 7----------------Annunciation
    April 8----------------Easter
    April 9----------------Memorial Day of victims of 1989 National Tragedy
    May 6----------------Giorgoba, St. Georgi's Day
    May 9----------------Victory Day
    May 14--------------Tamaroba, St. Tamara's Day
    May 20--------------Recollection of 13 Assyrian Fathers
    May 22--------------Nikolozoba, St. Nikoloz's Day
    May 26--------------Independence Day
    June 1---------------– Ninooba (St. Nino)
    July 7---------------The Nativity of St. John the Baptist
    July 12--------------Feast of St. Peter & Paul
    July 13--------------The Remembrance of 12 Disciples of the Christ. Mtskhetoba (Svetiskhovloba)
    July 15--------------Kvirikoba, celebration dedicated to St. Kvirike in the village of Lamiskana (Kartli), Akhmeta (Kakheti), Kviriketsminda (Racha);
    August 2------------Iliaoba, dedicated to St. Ilia
    August 19----------Transfiguration
    August 28----------Dormition (falling-asleep) of the Theotokos (Mother of God) and Ever-Virgin Mary
    September 11------Beheading of St.John the Baptist
    September 21------Nativity of the Theotokos (Mother of God) and Ever-Virgin Mary
    September 27------Elevation of the Life-Giving Cross
    September 28------Alaverdoba, the precincts of the Cathedral of Alaverdi in Kakheti
    October 14-------Mtskhetoba-Svetickhovloba, Celebration dedicated to The Life Giving Pillar
    November 23------St. George's Day
    December 4--------Presentation in the temple of the Theotokos (Mother of God) and Ever-Virgin Mary
    December 13-------The Remembrance of St. Andrea and the King of Georgia Vakhtang Gorgasali
    December 17-------Barbaroba, The Day of St. Barbara
    December 19-------Nikolozoba, The Day of St. Nicolas
    December 24-------All Saints’ Day


    TBILISOBA


    Tbilisoba, is celebrated every year. Last Sunday of October. Mary concerts are given under open air that day. The streets are decorated, old districts of Tbilisi restored. Every region of Georgia is represented on this festival and has its own corner in Tbilisi-typical for it houses, nature products, songs and other features. This colorful pageant vividly conveys the character of the city and entire Georgia.


    BERIKAOBA


    Berikaoba, is Free Celebration not restricted in time space. It is Georgian folk improvising mask Theatre performed in the streets. The Participants: Queen-"Kekela", King, Jokers and others try to alive their attitude towards the historical events and concrete persons. Special funny clothing and exiting masks make the celebration impressive.


    KASHVETOBA


    The Holiday of St. George. Third Sunday of Easter in Tbilisi and many towns throughout Kartli, Kakheti, Imereti, Svaneti.

    GEORGIAN OFFICIAL, TRADITIONAL AND ECCLESIASTIC HOLIDAYS






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    T 00995 32 2 308 157, M 00 995 599 499
    Yours faithfully, Travel Point

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GEORGIAN OFFICIAL, TRADITIONAL AND ECCLESIASTIC HOLIDAYS



GEORGIAN OFFICIAL,

TRADITIONAL AND

ECCLESIASTIC HOLIDAYS



January 1--------------The New Year
January 2-------------"Kuchkha", Tradition of the first footing in Guria and "Bedoba", when people believe that the fortune of the Whole Year depends on how they spend the day.
January 7-------------Orthodox Christmas
January 14------------The New Year of the old style spend the day
January 19------------ (Epiphany)
January 19------------All Saints’ Day
January 27------------„Ninooba“ celebration dedicated to St. Nino who converted Georgia to Christianity
February 8------------Davitoba, dedicated to famous Georgian King David Aghmashenebeli (the Builder)
February 15----------Presentation of Christ in the Temple
February 25----------Celebration to praise the miraculous Icon of Virgin from Iveria
March 3--------------Mother's Day
March 8--------------Women's Day
March 25-------------Restoration of Autocephaly of Georgian Orthodox Church
April 7----------------Annunciation
April 8----------------Easter
April 9----------------Memorial Day of victims of 1989 National Tragedy
May 6----------------Giorgoba, St. Georgi's Day
May 9----------------Victory Day
May 14--------------Tamaroba, St. Tamara's Day
May 20--------------Recollection of 13 Assyrian Fathers
May 22--------------Nikolozoba, St. Nikoloz's Day
May 26--------------Independence Day
June 1---------------– Ninooba (St. Nino)
July 7---------------The Nativity of St. John the Baptist
July 12--------------Feast of St. Peter & Paul
July 13--------------The Remembrance of 12 Disciples of the Christ. Mtskhetoba (Svetiskhovloba)
July 15--------------Kvirikoba, celebration dedicated to St. Kvirike in the village of Lamiskana (Kartli), Akhmeta (Kakheti), Kviriketsminda (Racha);
August 2------------Iliaoba, dedicated to St. Ilia
August 19----------Transfiguration
August 28----------Dormition (falling-asleep) of the Theotokos (Mother of God) and Ever-Virgin Mary
September 11------Beheading of St.John the Baptist
September 21------Nativity of the Theotokos (Mother of God) and Ever-Virgin Mary
September 27------Elevation of the Life-Giving Cross
September 28------Alaverdoba, the precincts of the Cathedral of Alaverdi in Kakheti
October 14-------Mtskhetoba-Svetickhovloba, Celebration dedicated to The Life Giving Pillar
November 23------St. George's Day
December 4--------Presentation in the temple of the Theotokos (Mother of God) and Ever-Virgin Mary
December 13-------The Remembrance of St. Andrea and the King of Georgia Vakhtang Gorgasali
December 17-------Barbaroba, The Day of St. Barbara
December 19-------Nikolozoba, The Day of St. Nicolas
December 24-------All Saints’ Day


TBILISOBA


Tbilisoba, is celebrated every year. Last Sunday of October. Mary concerts are given under open air that day. The streets are decorated, old districts of Tbilisi restored. Every region of Georgia is represented on this festival and has its own corner in Tbilisi-typical for it houses, nature products, songs and other features. This colorful pageant vividly conveys the character of the city and entire Georgia.


BERIKAOBA


Berikaoba, is Free Celebration not restricted in time space. It is Georgian folk improvising mask Theatre performed in the streets. The Participants: Queen-"Kekela", King, Jokers and others try to alive their attitude towards the historical events and concrete persons. Special funny clothing and exiting masks make the celebration impressive.


KASHVETOBA


The Holiday of St. George. Third Sunday of Easter in Tbilisi and many towns throughout Kartli, Kakheti, Imereti, Svaneti.

GEORGIAN OFFICIAL, TRADITIONAL AND ECCLESIASTIC HOLIDAYS






If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us: travelpoint.ge@gmail.com
T 00995 32 2 308 157, M 00 995 599 499
Yours faithfully, Travel Point

.....................
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  • VISA INFORMATION FOR FOREIGN CITIZENS
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