Georgia celebrates Christmas

  • Christmas march has been cancelled due to the pandemic. Photo: Nino Alavidze/, 7 Jan 2021 - 10:57, Tbilisi,Georgia

Today Georgia is celebrating Christmas according to the Julian calendar. 

Due to the pandemic Alilo, the traditional celebratory Christmas march of Georgians through the streets, has been cancelled, though the clergy are driving through the streets, singing Christmas carols and pouring holy water on the streets.

Christmas service in the Holy Trinity Church in central Tbilisi was performed by Catholics Patriarch of Georgia Ilia II late yesterday. 


He wished happy Christmas to the parish and the whole Georgia. 

Patriarch Ilia II has not delivered his annual Christmas sermon. 

Top Georgian officials have wished happy Christmas to Georgians and those celebrating the day on January 7.