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.
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.
An exhibition of photographs entitled "Nature and landscapes of Israel", by the author Shai Ginott, is opened in the lobby of the hotel "Continental".
The Ambassador of Israel in Serbia Arthur Kohl opened in the lobby of the hotel "Continental" the exhibition of the photographs entitled "Nature and landscapes of Israel", by the author Shai Ginott.
Regarding the celebration of the feast day of Holy Apostles Peter and Paul, the Patron Saint's Day of the church Holy Apostles and the city of Bijelo Polje, on Sunday, July 10 with the blessing of His Grace Bishop Joanikije of Budimlje-Niksic in the Bijelo Polje cultural centre, the spiritual academy devoted to the Cyrrilic alphabet was held.
Source: Diocese of Budimlje-Niksic
The Gallery of Frescoes of the National Museum in Belgrade will be exhibiting facsimiles of medieval and Byzantine Serbian frescos and sculptures at the Basilica dei Santi Apostoli in Rome from 6 July to 29 July 2011.
A Google Doodle marked on Tuesday, July 12, 2011 the 450th anniversary of St. Basil’s Cathedral in Russia. The famous Russian landmark, which features nine multi-colored onion-shaped domes and is located outside of the Kremlin in Moscow’s Red Square, replaces the “l” in Google’s famous logo.