Iranian Armenians in Tabriz celebrate New Year

Iranian Armenians in Tabriz celebrate New Year

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency

Tabriz, East Azerbaijan province, Jan 1 – Iranian Armenians in Tabriz
celebrated the first day of the Christian New Year. The occasion was
celebrated in Saint Serkis Church on Tuesday evening and the local
Armenians started their new year with prayers.

Head of the Armenian diocese Grigor Chiftchian executed special
religious ceremonies and felicitated the occasion of Christian New
Year to Iranian Christians.

He wished a year full of success and honor for people all over the world.

In his speech, the leader of the community said all human beings in
different religions should try for prosperity, tranquility and
salvation of their own society.

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