Zumoro to attend International Music Festival In Minsk

Indian Orthodox Church

ZUMORO – The Indian Orthodox Choir has been invited to attend the Xth International Festival of Orthodox Chants to be held from 27th April to 3rd May 2009 at Minsk the capital of Belarus, the neighbour of Russia. The group consisting of 23 members under the leadership of Rev. Fr. M.P.George, Director, Sruthi School of Liturgical Music and the able guidance of Shri. Mammen Varghese, Printer and Publisher, Malayala Manorama will leave to Minsk, the capital of Belarus, on Monday, the 27th of April. The festival is being conducted by the Belarusian eparchy of the Russian Orthodox Church. More than 30 choirs from different countries including Bulgaria, Ukraine, Armenia, Latvia, Lithuania, etc will participate in the festival. The Zumoro Choir will sing 8 Liturgical songs in Malayalam, English, Syriac and Hindi and also1 devotional song in Malayalam. The choir visited His Holiness Baselius Marthoma Didymus I and sought blessings on 26th evening.