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

Batleika: A Tale of the Belarusian Soul

Batleika Theatre is one of the earliest types of the Belarusian popular art. The traditions of the medieval theatre are being revived and make people happy again. Heart 2 Heart Festival is no exception: Batleika Theatre has been a firmly established part of its programme for several years now. Batleika

The Monastic Choir of St Elisabeth Convent

The Monastic Choir of St Elisabeth Convent has become an integral part of the Heart 2 Heart Festival programme. The charitable concerts of the Monastic Choir are well-known and loved in many countries across Europe. They evoke engagement even with those who are taking their first steps into the Church. We know

Lots of Joy You Will Enjoy

Meeting guests with sweets, delicious pastry, and herbal tea has become a good tradition of the Heart 2 Heart Festival. All products in the phyto café of St Elisabeth Convent are not just tasty but also natural and healthy. You can indulge in candied fruit, marshmallows, Turkish delight and other

Encountering the Word

Thanks to the Heart 2 Heart Festival, colourful and educational books published by the Publishing House of St Elisabeth Convent (Minsk) have found new readers in many countries across Europe. The Publishing House of St Elisabeth Convent is one of the largest Christian publishers in Belarus. It publishes Christian books in

Heart-Warmed Clay

Original ceramic products made using relief decoration, overglaze painting, decals, or painted with gold are well known to the guests of the Heart 2 Heart Festival. All masterpieces created in the Ceramic Workshop of St Elisabeth Convent can be called exclusive and unique hands down. The Ceramic Workshop of St Elisabeth

Scriptorium: A Place for Copying Manuscripts

We announce a new island on the Festival map, called the Scriptorium. It is a place where you can learn Old Slavonic calligraphy and practise reading old manuscripts. You will be able to learn how writing and literacy emerged in the Slavic lands, read inscriptions on ancient icons, and understand

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,

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

A New Album of the Monastic Choir

A new CD album of the Monastic Choir of St Elisabeth Convent has been released. The album was recorded under the supervision of Nun Juliania (Denisova) We hope that the listeners will enjoy the new album Our Faith with its diverse tracklist, which includes: Church hymns of Byzantine, Macedonian, and