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Volos Academy for Theological Studies

Department of Psaltic Art and Musicology

3rd International Musicological and Psaltic Conference

«…ἐν ἐπιγνώσει ὑμνοῦντας Σε…»

(= chanting consciously in praise to Thee)

Prerequisites and Skills for Sacred Chanting

in Orthodox Worship

Wednesday, May 30 (evening) – Saturday, June 2 (afteroon), 2018

Thessaly Conference Center – Melissiatika, Volos, Greece

Press release

After the successful realization of the first two International Musicological Conferences (2014 and 2016), the Department of Psaltic Art and Musicology of the Volos Academy for Theological Studies plans its 3 rd International Musicological and Psaltic Conference in Volos, between May 30th and June 2nd , 2018

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Warm wishes on the occasion of the Resurrection for peace and harmony throughout the world, for solemn calm with the Risen Christ, and for a life sleeped in the light and truth which dawned from the grave...

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[…] Metropolitan Ignatius addressed his four key themes: a. The Church’s social being and mission today, in the context of the Greek crisis; b. The Church’s own past failings that have created barriers to its effective role and appeal in the present; c. A critique of current economic orthodoxies –couched in clear theological terms– that elevate market pressures, neglect social responsibility, and impose neo-liberal ‘discipline’ in a manner that increases suffering and poverty and d. The outline

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Today the Virgin gives birth to the Maker of all. Eden offers a cave. To those in darkness, a star reveals Christ, the  Sun. Wise men are enlightened by faith and worship with gifts. Shepherds behold the wonder, and the Angels sing: “Glory to God in the highest!”

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The 19th Symposium on Balkan Folklore, organized by the Scientific Institute of Folklore “Marko Cepenkov” of the St. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje, fYROM, took place in Skopje, on Nov. 24th and 25th, 2017. The Symposium had the title “Tradition and Contemporary Topics in the Balkans”. The Department of Psaltic Art and Musicology of the Volos Academy for Theological Studies was represented by its scientific collaborator, Costis Drygianakis, who spoke on the topic “Chanting in Orthodox

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A Workshop organized by the Project Sciences and Orthodoxy around the World (SOW) of the Institute of Historical Research of theNational Hellenic Research Foundation in cooperation with the Volos Academy for Theological Studies

Volos, Saturday November 25, 2017

On November 25, 2017 a workshop on the topic “What can theology offer to the exact sciences?”, organized by the Project “Sciences and Orthodoxy around the World” (SOW) of the Institute of Historical Research of the National Hellenic

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March 5-8, 2018, Bologna (Italy)

After the founding “Ex Nihilo Zero Conference” held in Bologna, last June 18-22, 2017, the European Academy of Religion organizes its first Annual Conference to be held in Bologna from Monday 5th to Thursday 8th March, 2018.

The European Academy of Religion (EuARe) is a research initiative launched under the High Patronage of the European Parliament which offers an exchange platform to academies and scientific societies, associations, research centres and

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