In Zelva, the qualifying round of the International Festival of Orthodox Chants «Kolozha Blagovest»
In the Zelvenschyna, the qualifying round of the International Festival of Orthodox Chants “Kolozha Blagovest” took place.
23 parish choirs from Zelvensky and Volkovysk regions took part in competitive church hymns.
Galina Romanchuk, the head of the department of ideological work, culture and youth affairs of the district executive committee, greeted the audience.
The festival is one of the most striking cultural events in the life of the Grodno region. It is very significant for us Zelvents that on this Sunday we can enjoy sacred music, ”said Galina Nikolaevna. — I wish success to all contestants, and a pleasant pastime to the audience.
Congratulated everyone on the New Year, Merry Christmas and Christmas time Archpriest George Subotkovsky.
Traditionally, listening began with a prayer to the King of heaven. After each ensemble, the jury presented four to five church works.
At the end of the event, the results of the first qualifying stage were summed up by Archpriest Andrei Bondarenko. The chairman of the jury presented letters of thanks and icons to the most successfully performing choral groups.
Who will represent the diocese of Grodno at the festival will become known after the end of all zonal tours.