About Celebrations – Christmas Decorations in Tbilisi

Tbilisi celebrates Christmas in style, adorning its streets and parks with beautiful illuminated decorations.

Christmas lights in Rustaveli Avenue in Tbilisi

Christmas lights in Rustaveli Avenue in Tbilisi

Most Georgians celebrate Christmas according to Orthodox tradition on January 7, but the street Christmas fairs and celebration events start earlier in December.

Christmas tree in front of the old Parliament building in Tbilisi

Christmas tree in front of the old Parliament building in Tbilisi

Christmas lights on the old Parliament building in Tbilisi

Christmas lights on the old Parliament building in Tbilisi

The lighting of the main New Year Tree usually takes place on December 25 at the Old Parliament building on the Rustaveli Ave. in Tbilisi.

Christmas tree in front of the old Parliament building in Tbilisi

Christmas tree in front of the old Parliament building in Tbilisi

Christmas lights in Rustaveli Avenue in Tbilisi

Christmas lights in Rustaveli Avenue in Tbilisi

The Freedom Monument decorated with Christmas lights

The Freedom Monument decorated with Christmas lights

Christmas decoration near the old Parliament building in Tbilisi

Christmas decoration near the old Parliament building in Tbilisi

Christmas snowman in Rike Park in Tbilisi

Christmas snowman in Rike Park in Tbilisi

Christmas tree decorations in Europe Square in Tbilisi

Christmas tree decorations in Europe Square in Tbilisi

Christmas angels in Rustaveli Avenue in Tbilisi

Christmas angels in Rustaveli Avenue in Tbilisi

The Georgian equivalent of “Santa Claus” is known as tovlis babua, meaning “Grandfather snow”.

Tovlis Babua and Santa Claus in Tbilisi

Tovlis Babua and Santa Claus in Tbilisi

Photos courtesy of Tbilisi City Hall.

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7 Responses to “About Celebrations – Christmas Decorations in Tbilisi”
  1. Beautiful! Happy festive a season to your lovely family from mine. Extra cuddle for Bassa. X

  2. PigLove says:

    These are beautiful my friend!! What visions to enjoy. I love all of the lights. XOXO – Bacon

  3. The decorations look mostly the same as the year before, but the lights on St George’s column on Tavisuplenis Moedani look great.

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