Svetitskhoveli Cathedral becomes the center of religious celebrations in Mtskhetoba every year. Early in the morning, believers from all over the country gather there for the festive Liturgy of the Catholicos-Patriarch of all Georgia Elijah II. In addition, all guests will enjoy a celebration and fireworks in the city square of the ancient city.
Programme of events:
- 10:00-14:00 – a festive service in the Cathedral of Svetitskhoveli. The Liturgy will be conducted by Catholicos-Patriarch of all Georgia Elijah II.
- 10: 00-18: 00-sports and demonstration events, entertainment and educational corner for children.
- 11: 00-21:00 - fair "Gifts of autumn", exhibition and sale of samples of fine and applied art.
- 11: 00-performance of the group "URSA".
- 11: 00 -17: 00-photo exhibition "Retrospective of the old and new Mtskheta", prepared by the center for tourism And cultural heritage development of Mtskheta (3 Arsukidze street, opposite the main porch of Svetitskhoveli).
- 12: 00-16: 30-festive concert with participation of invited and local performers. Participation in it will accept the singer Achi purtseladze, ensembles "Caldeum", "Kalila", Lomisi, "Iberian", "Roque", "Mtskheta".
- 14: 00-14: 15-festive ceremony with participation of representatives of local government and invited guests.
- 14: 15-14: 30-awarding ceremony of honorary citizens of Mtskheta municipality.
- 14: 30-15: 30-congratulations of creative teams from Japan and Latvia, festive concert.
- 16: 00-18:00-street carnival procession.
- 19: 30-21: 00-gala concert with participation of Nikoloz Rachveli and Symphony orchestra, as well as stars of Georgian stage and Gori women's choir.
- 21: 00-fireworks.