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Celebration of the Chapel Srbots Avetaranchats (the Holy Evangelists) Sanctification Anniversary in Red Village PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 09 June 2013 07:18

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On the 8th of June the yard of the Chapel Srbots Avetaranchats (the Holy Evangelists) in Red village of Marneuli region was crowded. Exactly one year has passed from the day of the consecration, and on this day of pilgrimage the Head of the Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church in Georgia, His Grace Bishop Vazgen Mirzakhanyan accompanied with creative groups of the “Hayartun” Center had arrived from Tbilisi to Red village.

In the morning the Divine Liturgy was served. Spiritual shepherd of the Armenian communities in Marneuli region, Priest Movses Ashuryan conducted the service.

At the end of the Liturgy the Head of the Diocese delivered a sermon in connection with the holiday. He encouraged the children of the newly created choir and urged the community members to continue the preservation of the Christian traditions in the community.

After the religious ceremony a festive concert featuring solo performers and dance ensemble "Jeyran" (choreographer Svetlana Yeritsyan) of the "Hayartun" Center was held in the yard of the village school. Levon Chidilyan, who is Center Director and the Head of the Department of Culture, was the host of the event. The festive atmosphere prevailed in the community, the schoolmaster Hamayak Sayadyan thanked and highly praised the guest from Tbilisi.

Pilgrimage in its essence was also interesting to young people and young students of the "Hayartun" Center, who are not often given the opportunity to visit the village community and to commune with purity of Mother Nature.

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