The Kurmukoba Holiday, which symbolizes unity of Georgians and Azerbaijanis, is celebrated in Gakh district

Ana Sayfa » Events » The Kurmukoba Holiday, which symbolizes unity of Georgians and Azerbaijanis, is celebrated in Gakh district

On May 6, holiday of both Azerbaijanis and Georgians – Kurmukoba holiday was celebrated in Gakh region. Each Gakh resident, regardless of religious affiliation, took part in the festival. Kurmuk temple was visited in a day of celebration.

Originally from the town of Gakh, well-known human rights defender, won the sympathy of the people of Gakh during the elections to the Milli Majlis (Parliament) Ahmad Shahidov, being faithful to his tradition, also took part in the holiday ceremony and congratulated Gakh residents on the occasion of the Kurmukoba holiday.

Noted that Kurmukoba holiday is the feast of brotherhood and peace, Ahmad Shahidov said that multiculturalism is a lifestyle in Azerbaijan and Gakh region is a bright pattern of together living in Azerbaijan.

Note that the name of the Kurmukoba holiday linked to its territory. In the past, this temple was one of the largest sanctuaries and local population used to celebrate Kurmukoba holiday here as the seasonal holiday. Pilgrims from another regions, as well as from Georgia join to local residents during the ceremony and visit Kurmukoba temple. Those who came to visit the temple worship and pray to God, burn the candles and cut the victims. Pilgrims say the wishes and burn candles on the ancient stones located near temple.


Gakh State Puppet Theater presents “Good and Evil” at the “2+1” Theater Festival in Baku This mosque in Gakh collapses – Ahmad Shahidov raises issue about Garatala village mosque Ahmad Shahidov speaks about ways to resolve Nagorno-Karabakh conflict at a roundtable in London “Azerbaijan wants fair peace” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke at the international conference in Scotland Ahmad Shahidov spoke about the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and its humanitarian consequences in UK Parliament A protest action was held in front of the Armenian Embassy in Warsaw under the slogan “Karabakh is Azerbaijan!” “Presidency in Non-Aligned Movement opens new opportunities for Azerbaijan” – Ahmad Shahidov spoke to Iran’s “Sahar” channel “The process of exchanging captives and hostages may take place soon” – Ahmad Shahidov “Konstantin Zatulin’s activity violates international law” – Ahmad Shahidov told to ARB24 Television The President’s statement “Karabakh is Azerbaijan!” has been discussed on Leader Television When will Azerbaijani hostages Dilgam Asgarov and Shahbaz Guliyev be exchanged? – Discussions on “ATV Actual” program How do we protect the national interests of Azerbaijan on international platforms? | “Day Overview” program | ARB TV The issues of Nagorno Karabakh conflict and Azerbaijani hostages were discussed at the international human rights conference in London Armenian separatist attempt at PACE was revealed on “Day Overview” program of ARB Television Armenian separatists’ attempt in PACE was prevented – protest against the “ombudsman” of so-called regime