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Georgia celebrates holiday of Ninooba today

Georgia celebrates holiday of Ninooba today

The Georgian Orthodox Church celebrates St. Nino's Day (the holiday of Ninooba) today. St. Nono's Day is a holiday dedicated to the day of arrival in Georgia of the Holy Nino of equal to the apostles, enlightened by the light of the Gospel teaching.

On 1 June 319, St. Nino arrived in Georgia, and in 323, Christianity was declared the state religion of the entire country.

The relics of St. Nino are in the monastery of Bodbe, the Kakheti region.

Saint Nino is commemorated twice a year with festive services in Georgia: on January 27, the day of her death, and on June 1, the day of her coming.

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