Starting this year celebrations and divine service on the Day of Slavonic literature and culture will be hold in all eparchies of the Moscow Patriarchate and abroad


The Bishop of Baku and Caspian Sea Region Alexander reported at the round table dedicated to the creators of the Slavic alphabet Cyril and Methodius Decree that the Patriarch of Moscow and all Russia Kirill issued a special Decree about that.

This holiday will be celebrated in Azerbaijan for the first time on May 24.

“In a country with a high level of culture and tolerance, there is ample opportunity to celebrate the Day of Slavic Alphabet and Culture. Taking this into consideration we should conduct the celebration in Azerbaijan at the proper level,” said the Russian ambassador in Baku, Vladimir Dorokhin.

In particular, a conference dedicated to the Apostles of the Slavs will be hold at the Baku Slavic University.