Feast of the Assumption of the Holy Mother of God in Amaras
On August 14 of this year, the Holy Armenian Apostolic Church celebrates the feast of the Assumption of the Holy Mother of God.
On the occasion of the feast today, the Primate of the Artsakh Diocese, Bishop Vrtanes Abrahamyan, celebrated a festive holy liturgy in the Amaras monastery complex. His Reverend Hieromonk Avetik Soghomonyan also took part in the liturgy.
The Holy Liturgy was attended by Artsakh Republic President Arayik Harutyunyan and other officials.
At the end of the liturgy, the rite of blessing the grapes was performed. The Primate of the diocese blessed the grapes and distributed them to the people.
On the occasion of the feast, stalls were prepared in the courtyard, where each village presented its traditional dishes.