Tyarnendarach celebrated at St. Gregory the Illuminator Church in Akhaltskha
On February 13, newly appointed spiritual pastor of Akhaltskha, Priest Movses Manukyan served a liturgy at the St. Gregory the Illuminator Church.

After the liturgy, the Father, according to the new ritual of the Armenian Apostolic Church, blessed the newlyweds at the church, after which the ritual of Tyarnendarach continued at the yard of St. Gregory the Illuminator Church where, according to tradition, the participants lit a bonfire, sang folk songs and danced.

 The people were distributed the gata pastry of Akhaltskha during the bonfire ceremony.