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Orthodox: religious celerations and observances

Orthodox: calendar of festivals and religious celebrations around the world for the current 2 months






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St Cyrilus and St Methodius*Thursday July 5, 2018Orthodox 
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Transfiguration Day*Saturday July 28, 2018Orthodox 
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St Cyrilus and St Methodius -
Sunday July 5, 2020

Orthodox : Cyril and Methodius were two brothers born in Thessaloniki in the Byzantine Empire in the 9th century, who became missionaries of Christianity in Khazaria and Great Moravia. They both perfected a Slavonic alphabet which is now known as the Cyrillic alphabet and translated the liturgy into this language. Wikipedia


Transfiguration Day -
Sunday July 28, 2019

Orthodox : This celebration Vardavar is linked to pagan Goddess Astghik. According to the legend she spread love on earth, walking over roses that turn red from her blood. As goddess of fertility she is associated with water. Traditional water splashing. www.yerevan.am