Tbilisi to mark Novruz as national holiday for first time
Georgia, Tbilisi, March 17 / Trend N.Kirtzkhalia /
Tbilisi will celebrate Novruz today.
The event will be held at the Rustaveli Theater and is organized by the Georgian Azerbaijanis Congress and the Azerbaijan Business Association in Georgia, the Tbilisi City Hall told Trend.
Local dance troupes and singers will perform at the event.
The Selskiy Dom restaurant will also host a cultural event and banquet with Azerbaijani dishes. Representatives of the diplomatic corps and official authorities have been invited to the events.
Novruz is a celebration of spring, life and farming.
Georgia acceded to the list of countries celebrating Novruz as a national holiday in 2011.
This holiday is traditionally celebrated by Azerbaijanis living in Georgia and Muslim Georgians in Adjara.