Heart 2 Heart Festival in London: Looking Back

Hearty meetings, events, tea parties, and exhibitions have long been an integral part of our Heart 2 Heart Festival. Our Festival was open to the inhabitants and visitors of the British capital on July 3-8. Festival events were hosted by the Representative Office of Rossotrudnichestvo in Great Britain and St

Let Us Sing With Our Hearts and Lips…

The Isle of Wight is one of the largest islands located 2 miles off the coast of Hampshire. Its total area is just 148 square miles, a fact that gave this island its name, which literally means ‘something tiny’. However, it was this place that became the centre of solemnities

Charity Fairs: Ministry of Good Deeds

Heart 2 Heart Festival aims to reveal how the Orthodox Church interacts with the contemporary society in numerous ways, which serves to prove that the Orthodox faith is experiencing a revival. We do our best to show the diversity and beauty of the Orthodox culture. Unique products of the workshops

Hearty Meetings in the Belarusian Hut

How do you introduce country to a foreign audience? Where do you start? Perhaps, you should start by telling your listeners about the traditional way of life of your people, how they managed their household, their daily lifestyle, and their traditional crafts. Heart 2 Heart Festival invites its guests to

White Linen and Red Threads

A show of national Belarusian costume has become an integral part of the cultural programme of the Heart 2 Heart Festival. It is followed by a show of modern items made in the sewing workshops of St Elisabeth Convent. A traditional folk costume reveals a lot about the life of its

The Show That Brings Your Childhood Back

One-Person Music Show The Little Prince based on the eponymous novel by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry will be demonstrated within the frameworks Heart 2 Heart Festival in London on July 6 and 7 this year. “All adults used to be children but few of them remember it,” “You are forever responsible for

Byzantine Traditions on British Land

Workshop sessions on icon painting were held in Preston, England, on April 24-26. Sisters from St Elisabeth Convent (Minsk) taught the visitors some practical lessons. The workshop session was accompanied by a presentation of the workshops of St Elisabeth Convent, as well as an introduction to the history of Byzantine

London Meets the Heart 2 Heart Festival

The Heart 2 Heart Charitable Festival comes to Great Britain again. You can expect an exciting cultural programme, workshop sessions, monastery treats, and, most importantly, good summertime mood and the joy of Christian encounters. St Elisabeth Convent (Minsk, Belarus) has organised several such events in Britain and Ireland already. Last spring,

At Home in Belgrade. Archpriest Andrew Lemeshonok Visited Serbia

The Serbian people met Archpriest Andrew Lemeshonok, the spiritual father of St Elisabeth Convent, with love. Father Andrew visited this country within the frameworks of the Heart 2 Heart Festival organised by our Convent. Although Father Andrew spent just one day in Serbia, he managed to meet His Holiness Irinej,

The Heart 2 Heart Festival in Berlin: An Instant Success

Why does St Elisabeth Convent arrange festivals? What influence do they have on the visitors? We hope to answer these questions by describing the Heart 2 Heart Festival that took place in Berlin on September 21-24. St Elisabeth Convent organised the Heart 2 Heart Festival in the Russian House in

New Year, New Festival

The new festival year has begun. Our team can’t wait to meet our friends again. Right now, we are preparing many small and large events. We would like to make our Festival a feast for everyone. Let’s begin by describing the news and the surprising discoveries that you can expect