FROM JULY 31 TO AUGUST 10 IN THE SPIRITUALLY AND EDUCATIONAL CENTER “COMMONWEALTH” IN CAMP”FRIENDSHIP” (THE VITEBSK REGION) WILL PASS THE XIV INTERNATIONAL ORTHODOX YOUTH FESTIVAL OF “ODIGITRIYA”

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THE I STAGE – FROM AUGUST 31 TO AUGUST 4 – CREATIVE PART
THE II STAGE – FROM AUGUST 5 TO AUGUST 9 – RELIGIOUS PROCESSION VITEBSK – SMOLENSK
ON AUGUST 10 – CELEBRATIONS IN HONOUR OF THE SMOLENSK ICON OF THE MOTHER OF GOD OF “ODIGITRIYA” (SMOLENSK)

WE INVITE:
1. ORTHODOX AMATEUR PERFORMERS;
2. COMPOSERS;
3. PERFORMERS OF PATRIOTIC SONGS;
4. PERFORMERS OF SPIRITUAL SONGS;
5. ENSEMBLES AND FAMILY COLLECTIVES

THE PRELIMINARY PROGRAM
OF THE XIV INTERNATIONAL OF ORTHODOX YOUTH FESTIVAL “ODIGITRIYA 2016″

On July 31 (Sunday)
8.00 – Arrival of participants of the festival in the Orthodox camp “Friendship” of the Spiritual and educational center “Commonwealth”. Registration. Accommodation.
9.00 – The Divine liturgy in the Church of the icon of the Mother of God “Education” -Orthodox camp”Friendship”. After the Liturgy – moleben for the beginning of every good work.
11.00 – Breakfast.
11.30 – Competitive selection of participants of the festival.
14.00 – Lunch.
14.30 – Competitive selection of participants of a festival.
19.00 – Dinner.
19.40 – Speech of the archpriest Alexander Kovalyov before participants of a festival on the subject “Premarital Relations”.
The evening prayer and religious procession round the territory camp “Friendship”. Creative dating.An informal meeting.

On August 1 (Monday)
8.00 – Wake – up.
8.30 – Morning prayer.
9.00 – Breakfast.
10.00 -The solemn opening of the XIV International Orthodox festival “Odigitriya “.
10.30 – Competition program.
14.00 – Lunch.
15.00 – The continuation of the competition program.
18.00 – Departure of participants of a festival to Vitebsk for participate in the concert on the square near the Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God.
19.00 – Beginning of a concert
21.00 – The end of the concert and departure to camp “Friendship”.
22.30 – The evening prayer and religious procession round the territory camp “Friendship”.

On August 2 (Tuesday)
7.00 – Wake – up.
8.00 – Preparation for the sakrament.
9.00 – Divine liturgy.
10.30 – Breakfast.
11.30 – Speech of the lecturer before participants of the festival.
14.00 – Lunch.
15.00 – Master- classes: school of bell ringers, weaving of belts, working with clay, etc. Rehearsal of evening of choreography.
18.00 – Speech of the lecturer before parishioners of the churchs of Vitebsk in the Transfiguration Church .
19.00 – Dinner.
19.30 – Evening of choreography, a youth ball on the stage camps”Friendship”.
23.00 – Fire show.
The evening prayer and the religious procession round the territory camps “Friendship”.

On August 3 (Wednesday)
8.00 – Wake-up.
9.30 – Breakfast.
10.00 – Work of youth sections.
13.00 – Lunch.
14.00 – Departure to Vitebsk. Pedestrian excursion on historic center of the city.
16.00 – Rehearsal of the Gala concert on the stage of the Summer Amphitheater.
19.00 – Gala concert on the on the stage of the Summer Amphitheater.
22.00 – The end of a concert and return to the camp “Friendship”.
22.30-Dinner
23.00 – Evening prayer.

On August 4 (Thursday)
6.30 – Wake-up and a breakfast for pilgrims from among participants of a festival to the Spaso-Evfrosiniyevsky monastery of Polotsk.
8.00 – Wake-up.
9.00 – Breakfast.
10.30 – Summing up the results of the projects of the festival” Odigitriya ”
13.00 – Lunch.
14.00 – Departure of participants of creative part of a festival. Free time.
19.00 – Dinner.

On August 5 (Friday)
5.30 – Wake-up.
6.00 – Breakfast.
6.30 – A prayer and the beginning of Religious procession from Vitebsk to Smolensk.
13.00 – the village Stasevo. A lity about rest on an artillery military cemetery. Lunch.
19.00 – the item of Liozno – a meeting of Religious procession. Placement on a lodging for the night, a dinner and speech of actors in the Palace of culture.

On August 6 (Saturday)
6.00 – Wake-up.
7.00 – A Divine liturgy.Breakfast and continuation of Religious procession.
11.00 – The village Pronskoye. Halt.
14.00 – Lunch.
15.00 – Meeting with clergy and laitys of he Smolensk diocese.
16.30 – A meeting in the item Rudnya and a prayer in Church of Mother of God of Kazan.
Placement, dinner, performance in the Palace of culture.

On August 7 (Sunday)
7.00 – Wake-up.
8.00 – Divine liturgy.
10.00 – Breakfast and continuation of Religious procession.
18.00 – Meeting with parishioners of the church rev. Avraamiya of the Smolensk item of Golynki, placement on a lodging for the night, a dinner and a concert in the assembly hall of school.

On August 8 (Monday)
5.30 – Wake-up.
6.00 – Breakfast, continuation of Religious procession.
13.00 – Lunch.
18.30 – A lity about rest at a Worship the Cross on a memorial complex Katyn.
19.30 – A meeting with parishioners of the church of Gnezdovo, a prayer, placement on a lodging for the night, a dinner.

On August 9 (Tuesday)
6.00 – Wake-up.
6.30 – Breakfast, continuation of Religious procession.
13.00 – Arrival of Religious procession in Smolensk, placement.
Participation in celebrations on the occasion of a holiday in honor of an icon of Mother of God “Odigitriya” of Smolensk.

On August 10 (Wednesday)
Upon termination of the Liturgy and festive lunch participation in a concert and return.

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Organizational payment at a rate of 45 USD.

Chairman of an org.komitet
archpriest Alexander Kovalyov
+375 33 3059967 MTS
+375 29 9395451 Velcom

Coordinators of action:
+375295983710 – Vladimir Nikolaevich Grushin
+375298921360 – Anna Malikova
In the program of a festival changes and additions are possible.

ADDITIONAL DATA: In the territory camp “Friendship” solo concerts of performers and collectives will be organized, and also on August 1,2,3rd in the territory camp “Friendship” youth sections will be carried out.

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