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Georgia celebrates Palm Sunday

Orthodox Christians in Georgia are celebrating Palm Sunday, which marks Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem, and is celebrated by a feast on the Sunday before Easter.

On Palm Sunday people who are fasting are allowed to eat fish, while after this day they must continue heavy fasting until Easter Sunday.

The period of Lent, or the great fast, began on March 15 and will end on May 2 Photo: Nino Alavidze/

Boxwood tree was not on sale this year amid the coronavirus pandemic like in previous year. However, those who had their own trees, could bring the plant to the Palm Sunday celebrations today.

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