His Eminence Amfilohije, Metropolitan of Montenegro and the Littoral, the president of the Committee for completion of the construction and interior decoration of the Memorial Cathedral of Saint Sava on Vracar, opened last night, on 14 November 2012, at the crypt of the Saint Sava Cathedral an exhibition of the works of the students of the Academy of the Serbian Orthodox Church for Fine Arts and Conservation from Belgrade and thirty painters, iconographers and painting workshops. The exhibition is opened until 21 November.
On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the liberation of Thessaloniki, which was organized by the Hellenic Culture Fund, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch attended a concert of spiritual music.
During the concert entitled 1912: Musical Memories at the premises of the Hellenic Culture Fund, the Serbian Byzantine choir Mojsije Petrovic performed hymns devoted to the Lord, The Most Holy Thetokos and Saint Demetrius, the protector of the city of Thessaloniki, and other folk songs from various parts of Greece.
The exhibition of the paintings of Moma Kapor “Patriotic” will take place on October 19, 2012 at 8 p.m. at Hexalab Gallery, 5 Njegoseva str., in Belgrade. Academician Matija Beckovic will open the exhibition.
Art Historian Nikola Kusovac chose about 30 paintings which will be publicly displayed. These paintings represent the core of the Kapor’s artistic opus. These are mostly oil paintings on canvas and belong to private collections. The portraits of Desanka Maksimovic, Tina Ujevic, Jovan Raskovic, Che Guevara, Zuko Dzumhur and Saint Basil The great also will be exhibited. All these works were painted between 1954-2009.
Moma Kapor was born in Sarajevo in 1937. He graduated from the Belgrade Academy of Art in 1961 and he gained great popularity as a writer. He died in Belgrade in 2010.
The exhibition is organized by the Institute for Laboratory Diagnostics Hexalab and the Momcilo Moma Kapor Foundation and will be opened by Academician Matija Beckovic.
KNOWING THE PURPOSE OF EVERYTHING
THROUGH THE POWER OF THE RESURRECTION
The conference is organized by the Faculty of Orthodox Theology of the University of Belgrade, in collaboration with the Orthodox Christian Studies Program of Fordham University.
The Department of Patristic Studies of the Faculty of Orthodox Theology of the University of Belgrade in Serbia is organizing an International Symposium on Saint Maximus the Confessor in Belgrade, October 18-21, 2012, commemorating the 1350th year since his repose in 662.
The goal of the symposium is to highlight those elements and aspects of Saint Maximus's teaching that are relevant for our time, especially the theological, philosophical, psychological and other questions it raises.
A number of areas present themselves as interesting foci for the conference: theology, anthropology, hermeneutics, philosophy, science, eschatology, human physis, freedom, otherness, person, gender, psychology, biology, cosmology, physics, modern and ancient philosophy.
Yesterday, at the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch and Mr. Dejan Ristic, acting director of the National Library of Serbia, signed the Protocol which defines the forms of cooperation between the Serbian Orthodox Church and the National Library of Serbia. Signing the document was attended by Mr. Bratislav Petkovic, Minister of Culture and Information in the Government of the Republic of Serbia, and Mr. Zoran Nedeljkovic, the director of the Library of the Serbian Patriarchate. The first result of the Protocol will be the beginning of processing the personal library of Patriarch Pavle of blessed repose, which is kept in the Rakovica monastery in Belgrade.