Tuesday, July 5, 2011

US Youth Choir honors EP Bartholomew in Constantinople

CONSTANTINOPLE (Orthodox Photos) – The Archdiocesan Youth Choir of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America gave today July 2, 2011 at 7 p.m, a concert in honor His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the election and enthronement of His All Holiness to the first throne of the Orthodox Church

The concert was held in the historic church of St. Irene, which stands next to “Agia Sophia” and was the site of the Second Ecumenical Synod in 381 A.D. The Archdiocesan Youth Choir is led by His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios of America in a tour to Constantinople, Cyprus and Greece, which will end with a performance at Ionian Village (Bartholomio, Greece) on July 12.

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