Artist Builds a Six Million-Matchstick Model Monastery

19/1/2012 Michelangelo spent only three years carving David. Da Vinci's depiction of The Last Supper required just three. This giant model of the Rila Monastery by Bulgarian artist Plamen Ignatov demanded 16 years of dedication. Officially known as the Monastery of Saint Ivan of Rila, it is Bulgaria's largest Eastern Orthodox monastery and the second-largest temple in ...

“Greek Orthodox Diaspora in Hungary, 17th – 19th Century” Exhibition, Patras

By Apostolos Papapostolou 14/12/2010 Historical evidence of the life and action of the flourishing Greek element in Hungary, from the 17th until the 19th century is being displayed at the new Archaeological Museum of Patras. The exhibition started last Friday. The inauguration of the exhibition, titled “Greek Orthodox Diaspora in Hungary, 17th – 19th Century” ...