Before the 5th century all Christian churches had celebrated Christmas and Epiphany on 6 January. The Armenian Church has not stopped the tradition.
On Epiphany Eve the Divine Liturgy takes place. Christian adherents lit candles in churches and bring them home for blessing.
6 January is a public holiday in the Republic of Armenia.
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