Gracanica : A formal St. Sava’s Day academy is held
In a small hall of the Culture centre in Gracanica,which was full of people, a formal St Sava`s Day academy was held with a Hymn to St Sava,performed by pupils of the Music school. At firstm, guests were addressed by Bishop Artemije of Raska - Prizren and Kosovo and Metohija, and on behalf of the City council, which organized the academy, they were welcomed by Dragutin Peric. On this occasion, Peric reminded of the suffering of the Serbian people and its sanctuaries in Kosovo and Metohija. He also, pointing at the hard position of the Serbian community in the province, appealed to stop selling the Serbian estates because of the further survival of the Serbian community in the province.
About the life and deeds of St Sava was spoken by professor of Serbian studies, journalist and publicist Djordje Jeftic and he said that "there is no area of the social life where there is no influence of life of St Sava". The pupils of the school of Trade and Economics and Music school prepared for this day cultural and artistic program in which was emphasized the true values of St Sava and celebrated his memories. The Secretary of State and the president of the Coordination centre for Kosovo and Metohia Zvonimir Stevic and the head of the Kosovo county Goran Arsic attended the academy.