Festivals and Events

Visibly, Samtskhe-Javakheti is very rich with old and new folk festivals. Each municipality is characterized by separate, private festivals, which are distinguished by rich and varied traditions and always attract interested tourists.


Autumn Festival

Autumn festival is a relatively new festival held in Akhaltsikhe. Meskhetian cuisine is presented during this event alongside various local cultural activities and crafts.

Bread Festival

Bread Festival is an annual fall event held in the last week of October. Initially it was initiated and organized by the Biological Farming Association “Elkana” and held in 2010 and 2011. In 2021 the Festival was organized together with “Elkana” and Samtskhe-Javakheti DMO. The festival aims to revive and promote indigenous varieties of wheat […]
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