The President of Georgia Salome Zurabishvili congratulates the believers on Mariamoba, known as the Dormition of the Mother of God.
“May the grace of the Mother of God bless you and whole Georgia. May the Mother of God give us spiritual peace, help to overcome hatred, aggression and the violence caused by it!” said Salome Zurabishvili on her Facebook page.
August 28 marks one of the greatest holidays in Georgia – Mariamoba, known as the Dormition of the Mother of God.
This day commemorates the assumption of the Blessed Virgin into heaven. All churches throughout Georgia hold special ceremonies and religious services in retaliation to this day.