Events (Concerts, Exhibitions)

RIZA presentation in Chicago from 25th - 31st July.

We are delighted to announce that, on the occasion of the celebratory 50th Convention of the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of America to be held in Chicago later this month, RIZA will present a display of vestments and ecclesiastical embroidery, to participants and visitors of this auspicious gathering.

Grateful for the opportunity to showcase RIZA’s humble contribution to the ecclesiastical arts of the Holy Orthodox Church, we look forward to meeting the clergy and laity of the Americas from the 25th-31st of July at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile Hotel. Please check the website for schedule details: If you wish to make an appointment outside the appointed opening hours, please send us an email indicating a date and time suitable to you, and we will respond with confirmation.

Humanitarian concert organized by the Embassy of Indonesia

Humanitarian concert organized by the Embassy of Indonesia
Humanitarian concert organized by the Embassy of Indonesia
Humanitarian concert organized by the Embassy of Indonesia
Humanitarian concert organized by the Embassy of Indonesia

On behalf of His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch, His Grace Vicar Bishop Atanasije of Hvosno attended on June 23, 2011 at the Ilija M. Kolarac Foundation  the humanitarian concert of a folklore group from the Indonesian province of Aceh, suffered by the tsunami in 2004.

Patriarch Irinej served the memorial service to Queen Maria


His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch served today the memorial service at the Royal Palace Chapel of St Andrew the First Called on the occasion of 50 years since the death of Queen Maria. The memorial service was attended by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Alexander II, Princess Katherine and Prince Philip Karadjordjevic. 

Nis - martyropolis and imperial city

On Friday, June 3, 2011 in a solemn hall of the University of Nis, His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch attended an opening of the 10th scientific meeting of byzanthologists Nis and Byzanth on the theme - Nis, martyropolis and imperial city. Welcome speech, on behalf of the organizational committee, was held by Dr Misa Rakocija. Afterwards Serbian Patriarch Irinej blessed the work and the participants of the meeting with an appropriate welcome speech. Also following Patriarch, M.sci Milos Simonovic, mayor of Nis and Dr Miroljub Grozdanovic, dean of the University in Nis welcomed the participants. Academician Dr Renate Pilinger from Vienna solemnly opened the 10th scientific meeting of byzanthologists. After the festive opening Dr Yanis Varalis from Volos presented the Collection of works no.9 with the papers from the last meeting. Then all the present watched a scientific documentary "Christian antique in Nis".  

Solemn Academy with regard to 175 years of the Seminary of St. Sava in Belgrade

His Holiness Irinej, Serbian Patriarch attended last night in the amphitheater of the Faculty of the Orthodox Theology of the University of Belgrade the solemn academy regarding 175 years of the St. Sava Seminary in Belgrade. Following the welcoming speech of protopresbyter-staurophor Dragan Protic, the dean of the Seminary, there was an inspired St.Sava speech of Goran Radenkovic, the professor of the Seminary.  


Frescoes from Bodjani in Szentendre

The exhibition of copies of wall painting from monastery of Budjani, from collection of the Galery of Matica Srpska in Novi Sad, will be opened in the Serbian church museum in Szentendre, near Budapest, the organizers have announced.

It will be an opportunity that in former center of the Serbs in Hungary, and today the center of the Diocese of Budim of the Serbian Orthodox Church, to represent a part of Serbian cultural heritage, as well as to support the Serbian minority in this neighbouring country, the Provincial Secretary for Culture at the media conference.