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Imperial look of Bolshoi

Imperial look of Bolshoi

The Bolshoi Theatre, the Russian temple of opera and ballet  after six years of the reconstruction on October 28 will solemnly open the main door to receive the highest guests. Actually, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs got a task to invite to this event the most eminent guests, among those also state officials from many countries.

The building of the most famous Russian theater had to "general overhaul" because the river began to erode the foundations. The hardest part of the work was to solve permanently the problem with the water of the river which stream bed had been transformed into the concrete and the top was covered with asphalt. . However,  because they shut it Neglinka "avenged" itself  through cracks on the foundations. 

Restoration of the Cathedral church in Sarajevo

Restoration of the Cathedral church in Sarajevo
Restoration of the Cathedral church in Sarajevo
Restoration of the Cathedral church in Sarajevo
Restoration of the Cathedral church in Sarajevo

Within the project of restoration, reconstruction and restauration of the Cathedral church of the Nativity of the Theotokos in Sarajevo, works on the introduction of underfloor heating in the church began.

Professor finds Ethiopian Queen's Gospels

Steve Delamarter, the George Fox University professor who digitizes Ethiopian religious manuscripts and returned one to Ethiopia last year, has found another prize: an illustrated copy of the four Christian Gospels that belonged to Queen Zewditu, who ruled Ethiopia from 1916 to 1930.

270th Anniversary of the discovery of Russian America marked in Moscow

270th Anniversary of the discovery of Russian America marked in Moscow
270th Anniversary of the discovery of Russian America marked in Moscow
270th Anniversary of the discovery of Russian America marked in Moscow
270th Anniversary of the discovery of Russian America marked in Moscow

On Friday, July 15, 2011, by invitation of the Moscow Historical Enlightenment Society “Russian America,” Archimandrite Zacchaeus, Representative of the Orthodox Church in America to the Moscow Patriarchate, participated in events held in honor of the 270th Anniversary of the discovery of Russian America (Alaska) by Navigator-Explorers V.I. Bering and A.I. Chirikov.

Choir of St. John the Baptist from Backa Palanka visits Szentendre and Budapest

Choir of St. John the Baptist from Backa Palanka visits Szentendre and Budapest
Choir of St. John the Baptist from Backa Palanka visits Szentendre and Budapest
Choir of St. John the Baptist from Backa Palanka visits Szentendre and Budapest
Choir of St. John the Baptist from Backa Palanka visits Szentendre and Budapest

The Church choir St. John the Baptist from Backa Palanka, in the organization of the Agency for pilgrim voyages of the Diocese of Backa "Visit Sanctuaries", on July 9-10, 2011, bowed at the sanctities of the Diocese of Budim.