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.
- 8 may 2018 IPA CIS Council Secretariat takes part in the commemorative ceremony at the Piskaryovskoye Memorial Cemetery
- 7 may 2018 Results of the second stage of the joint study of the Chisinau branch of the IIMDD IPA CIS and Association of Sociologists and Demographers of the Republic of Moldova announced
- 7 may 2018 Republic of Kazakhstan celebrates the Defender of the Fatherland Day