UKRAINIAN MUSIC SCHOOL VISITS THE PATRIARCHATE
On Friday the 18th of April/1st of May 2015, a group of some twenty pilgrims, female students at a Ukrainian Music School, visited the Patriarchate. They were accompanied by the Palestinian Minister of Tourism, Ms Rula Maya, and the Patriarchate’s Arab-speaking liaison, f. Issa Mousleh.
The students performed traditional Ukrainian songs and offered His Beatitude traditional craftworks, namely pieces of embroidery, and a book with their own music compositions.
Patriarch Theophilos welcomed the students to the Patriarchate, blessing their pilgrimage to the Holy Shrines, and praising them for their artistic performances.
From the Secretariat-General