Exhibitions Icons and Slavic Script

14. 5. 2013

On 27th May, there will be an exhibition opening titled "Slavic Script" in the foyer of the Vatra cinema.

The exhibition, which will familiarize visitors with the development and the graphic form of the Cyrillic alphabet, has been prepared by students, postgraduate students and lecturers at the Department of Book and the Graphic of Print of the National Art Academy in Sofia.

After the exhibition opening, which will take place at 4 p.m., there will be a projection of a film titled Boris I, which is a Bulgarian feature film about the enlightened rule of the Bulgarian king who embraced Christianity and made his country a cradle of Slavic culture.

The exhibition will be opened till 14th June, Monday through Friday 10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (break 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.), Saturdays and Sundays 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
On 31st May, 3rd June, 6th June and 12th June there will be guided tours for pupils attending 7th - 9th grades of elementary schools and students of grammar schools.
You can view an exhibition of icons created by a young Bulgarian iconographer Dobromir Dimitrov at the Old Townhall Gallery, which will be supplemented with spiritual texts by Ivana Noble.

This exceptional exhibition will be opened on 30th May at 4 p.m. and it will close on 11th June.

It will be open daily with the exception of Mondays from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.


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  • Here are our roots.

    (Blessed John Paul II, 22nd April 1990, Velehrad)

    They wanted to become part of those nations and to share their destiny in everything. Here, in this place, at Velehrad, in Moravia, we can feel the historical legacy of the kingdom in a peculiar way – we can feel even those who became its keepers and guardians.

    (Blessed John Paul II)

  • For us, people of the present age, their apostolate contains even the elocution of the ecumenical appeal, i.e. to build unity again, in a peaceful reconciliation, which later after their deaths was heavily damaged, and in the first place the unity between the East and the West.

    (Blessed John Paul II)

  • Their work is also a very important contribution to the growth of the common Christian roots of Europe, which by their firmness and viability create one of the main contact points, which must be respected by every serious attempt at reunification of our continent in a new and topical way.

    (Blessed John Paul II)

  • The story of both brothers, Cyril and Methodius, is a distinct example of unity.

    Saints Cyril and Methodius contributed, to a great extent, to the building of Europe, not only regarding its Christian religious community but also concerning its civil and cultural unity.

    (Blessed John Paul II)

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