Participants of the Days of Cyrillic Alphabet visit Serbian Patriarch

His Holiness IRINEJ, Serbian Patriarch received today at August 7, 2010 in the Serbian Patriarchate in Belgrade the most successful participants of the  competition Days of Cyrillic Alphabet - Bavaniste 2010. The organizers of this event - artistic associations Aca Obradovic and Branch of the Vuk Foundation in Bavaniste declared 2010 the Year of Cyrillic Alphabet. At the competition 3623 children participated, of which more than 100 were from Norway, France, Romania, Republic of Srpska and Montenegro.

In a joyful atmosphere, Serbian Patriarch blessed young guests and gave them icons. He supported the efforts to preserve the alphabet of our ancestors, and which came to our people through Saints Cyril and Methodius.

After the reception at His Holiness, the guests visited also the Museum of the Serbian Orthodox Church.