Russia marks Day of Slavic Alphabet and Culture


Russia marks Day of Slavic Alphabet and Culture

According to Orthodox Calendar, May 24 is Saints Cyril and Methodius Day. Cyril and Methodius are famous for translating the Bible from Greek into the Old Slavonic language. The invention of the Slavonic alphabet is attributed to Cyril.

Dozens of events are planned in Moscow today to mark Saints Cyril and Methodius Day – conferences, exhibitions, youth actions, and a concert in the Kremlin Concert Hall.

At the moment, Uspensky Cathedral of Kremlin is hosting a Liturgy Service.

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