The festival of Slavonic writing and culture. Annually
Paying attention to the meaning of cultural
and historical rebirth of Russian people and taking into consideration the
international experience of celebration organisation of the Day of Slavonic
scholars Thiril and Methodius the festival of Slavonic writing and culture
is taking place in Novgorod every year.
It opens on the 24th of May with the Divine liturgy and public prayer
devoted to the saints Thiril and Methodius in St. Sofia Cathedral.
There are concerts of masters of art, artists and leading art groups
from Moscow, St. Petersburg, Novgorod and from the other countries in the