An exhibition dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the Nersisyan Spiritual School of Tbilisi was opened


An exhibition dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the Nersisian Spiritual School of Tbilisi was opened in the "Hayartun" center of the Armenian Diocese of Georgia. The author is Tbilisi-Armenian public figure Levon Chidilyan.
Levon Chidilyan, a researcher of the Nersisian School and the Armenian trace in Tbilisi, has collected many archival materials and exhibits from archives, museums and libraries of Georgia and Armenia.
 

The Armenian community in Tbilisi celebrated the Feast of Saint Sargis


In Tbilisi, Saint Sargis Day was celebrated with a procession to the chapel built in 1883 bearing the Saint's name. From the courtyard of the Holy Etchmiadzin Church in Havlabar, the believers with the icon of Saint Sargis and crucifixes went to the Saint Sargis Chapel in Kharpukh district.

 

The traditional Ghapama feast in the Armenian Diocese of Georgia


The traditional Ghapama feast is one of the most popular events of the Armenian diocese and community in Tbilisi, in which many diocesan structures participate.

 

 

 

Feast of Assumption of the Holy Mother of God in the Armenian Diocese of Georgia


The fourth of the five tabernacle feasts of the Armenian Church, the oldest feast dedicated to Our Holy Mother of God, was also celebrated in the churches of the Armenian Diocese of Georgia. On Monday, August 14, a requiem service was held for the repose of the souls of the dead. 

Feast of the Transfiguration in dioceses around the world


This year, the Armenian Church celebrated its fifth tabernacle feast on June 16. The Transfiguration of Christ was celebrated in all dioceses around the world. Liturgy was served in all churches, Vardavar folk festivities were organized.

Feast of the Universal Church of Holy Etchmiadzin Celebrated on June 11


Holy Etchmiadzin and the cathedral celebrate the 1720th anniversary of their construction this year. The Armenian shrine, built with the vision of the Illuminator, became a blessing and a gift in the life of the Armenian people, therefore it is considered the peak of Armenian national and spiritual feasts. The feast of the Universal Church of Holy Etchmiadzin is the sacred feast of all people of Etchmiadzin and their Patriarch.

 

Feast of Roses (Vardaton) in Tbilisi


The feast commemorating Sayat-Nova was founded in 1914 by the initiative of Hovhannes Tumanyan, Gevorg Bashinjaghyan and Iosib Grishashvili. This year it was celebrated for the 109th time.

 
Feast of Roses (Vardaton) in Tbilisi
 
The feast commemorating Sayat-Nova was founded in 1914 by the initiative of Hovhannes Tumanyan, Gevorg Bashinjaghyan and Iosib Grishashvili. This year it was celebrated for the 109th time.

 

A commemorative concert in Tbilisi


On the occasion of the 108th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, a Commemoration event was held at the Vaso Abashidze State New Theater in Tbilisi under the initiative and patronage of the Primate of the Armenian Diocese of Georgia and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Armenia to Georgia.
 

Median day of Great Lent ceremonies in the Armenian Diocese of Georgia


Baharj or gatha is baked on the occasion of Median Day of the Great Lent among the Armenian Georgians. Various gathas baked specially for that day were blessed and distributed to the people.

Requiem Service in memory of the Armenians who were victims of the Sumgait crime


From February 27 to 29 in 1988, a massacre of the Armenian population was organized in Sumgait city of Soviet Azerbaijan. 18 thousand Armenians of the city became refugees. Memorial ceremonies have been organized in the Armenian Church on these days for the peace of the souls of the innocent victims. The video is from St. Gevorg Church in Tbilisi.

Hovhannes Tumanyan's 154th birthday anniversary and the Eve of Great Lent were celebrated in Tbilisi


In the Church of Tbilisi, the Primate of the Armenian Diocese of Georgia, Archimandrite Kirakos Davtyan, congratulating on the occasion of the Eve of the Great Lent, also urged to take the path of Great Lent with prayer and a pure soul to celebrate the Holy Resurrection. February 19 is also the birthday of the great Armenian poet Hovhannes Tumanyan, which is celebrated every year in Tbilisi with various events.

Presentation of Our Lord to the Temple in the Armenian Diocese of Georgia


In the churches of the Armenian Diocese of Georgia, the feast began on the evening of February 13, with a pre-holiday, and continued with church ceremonies and folk performances.