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Cyrillic Festival

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Saturday 15 May from 12pm to 4pm Sunday 16 May from 12pm to 4pm Saturday 22 May from 6:30pm to 9:30pm

The Cyrillic festival is a vibrant multicultural event to mark the creation of the Cyrillic alphabet and to celebrate the incredible work of the holy brothers Cyril and Methodius with a lot of music, dancing, craft and art. 

Countries, closely related to the celebration are Bulgaria, Russia, Ukraine, Serbia, North Macedonia, Mongolia, Azerbaijan, Romania, Moldova, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, etc.

300 million people from countries in Europe and Asia still use the Cyrillic alphabet today. With the accession of Bulgaria to the European Union on 1 January 2007, Cyrillic became the third official alphabet in the European Union, together with Latin and Greek.

Workshop on 15-16 May 2021 (12pm – 4pm):

Come to the State Library of NSW and enjoy the paintings of Dora Nikolova Bittau 'The Saints Cyril and Methodius Patrons of Europe' and the artwork of Solomiya Sywak, Alice Vigovska and Olena Vigovska. Learn interesting facts about the Cyrillic alphabet with the exposition of various informational posters and information sheets.

Learn how to write your name and other simple words in Cyrillic and Glagolitic alphabets.

Get your free tickets here: https://www.rodinasydney.org.au/cyrillic-festival

Concert on 22 May 2021 (6:30pm – 9:30pm):

The Concert at Sydney Congress Hall will showcase traditional dancing and singing from Bulgaria, Russia, Ukraine, Serbia, and North Macedonia. See full program.

 Get your tickets, support our events! https://www.rodinasydney.org.au/cyrillic-festival

Covid-safe information

The venues for our event, State Library of NSW and Sydney Congress Hall, have Covid-safe plans in place.

Contact event organiser

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