Orthodox exhibition " Russian land " has opened in Kaliningrad
International Orthodox exhibition-Fair " Russian land ", dedicated to the 700 anniversary of St. Sergius of Radonezh, began to work on the first day of the week in the centre of Kaliningrad, said Last news in the Kaliningrad diocese.
" The fair is held with the blessing of the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia Kirill. Every year it is attended Orthodox monasteries and temples, workshops, Orthodox publishing houses, icon painters, craftsmen from Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Palestine, Greece, Italy, " said the diocese.
The Fair is dedicated also to the Day of love, family and faithfulness, which is celebrated on 8 July. She started work at walking distance from the main Orthodox temple of Kaliningrad - the Cathedral of Christ the Savior and the Church of saints Peter and Fevronia, it involved over 50 temples, churches and monasteries.
Visitors will be able to touch to the Holy places, to pray before the Wonderworking icons, order monastic religious services, to buy candles, icons, spiritual books and films or literature for children.
Also on show will be possible to buy products of national masters - useful things from natural wood, flax, silk and wool. Visitors will Also be able to try monastery honey, this Belevsky candy, prepared according to old recipes. Also will be opened a children's room, which will be held master-classes of Russian needlework. Will the Fair on July 13.