Georgian Orthodox Church celebrates Annunciation today
Georgian Orthodox Church celebrates the day of the Annunciation today. The Holiday marks the revelation to Mary, the mother of Jesus by the archangel Gabriel that she would conceive a child to be born the Son of God.
Catholicos Patriarch of All Georgia, along with bishops conducted a holy mass at the Trinity Cathedral early today morning.
Worshipers, who are Fasting, today can eat fish.
Both the Catholic and Eastern Orthodox faiths hold that the Annunciation took place in the then village of Nazareth, but differ as to where exactly. The Catholic Church of the Annunciation marks the site preferred by the former, while the Greek Orthodox Church of the Annunciation marks that of the latter.
Chairperson of the Georgian Writers Union Ms. Makvala Gonashvili has been declared persona non grata in Azerbaijan. On behalf of the foreign ministry of Azerbaijan, spokesperson Elman Abdulaiyev made a harsh statement, which followed Ms. Gonashvili`s arrival in Nagorno-Karabakh.
Office of the Public Defender of Georgia has released a special statement regarding the incident that occurred in the village of Tsintskaro a few days ago. The office of the PD calls on the prosecutor`s office to carry out adequate and timely measures for protecting the rights of the Muslim population of the village.
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Robert Sturua has been appointed the art director of the Rustaveli Academic Theatre officially today. The decision was taken by the minister of culture of Georgia and the staff of the theatre was introduced with this decision this morning.
The directors, actors, artists and musicians, who were dismissed from Nodar Dumbadze Young Spectators` Theatre in 2010, are demanding the resignation of the theatre manager Mikheil Antadze, who has been managing the theatre during past five years.
President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili attended church service dedicated to the Day of Saint George at the Bagrati Temple together with his son and Archbishop Kalistrate today. After the prayer, President spoke about the meaning of the restoration of Bagrati Temple, which he said was a symbol of defeating evil.
Famous Georgian theatre director Robert Sturua has confirmed his decision to return to the Rustaveli Theatre in his interview with mass media. A few days ago he posted his position about his return on his facebook page.