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.
- 14 february 2018 Representatives of the consular missions accredited in St. Petersburg visited the headquarters of the IPA CIS
- 13 february 2018 Sergey Antufiev met with the students of St. Petersburg State University of Economics
- 13 february 2018 International Trade Union Forum of Young CIS Communication Workers is taking place in the Tavricheskiy Palace