What: The Fathers of the First Slavic Alphabet: Cyril and Methodius
About: Please join the Forum for Democratic Macedonia in celebrating the creators of the first Slavic alphabet, Sts. Cyril and Methodius. On the eve of May 24, a public holiday in their honor observed in the Republic of North Macedonia, our member, Dr. Aneta Georgievska-Shine, will present a slide-illustrated lecture on the origins, work, and missions of Sts. Cyril and Methodius, as well as the significance of their legacy for the Slavic world today. Dr. Aneta Georgievska-Shine is a lecturer in art history at the University of Maryland, College Park. Beyond the academic environment, she frequently presents programs for cultural institutions in the Washington area and abroad, including the Smithsonian.The lecture is followed by a reception.
Date: Thursday, May 23, 2018
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location:Embassy of the Republic of North Macedonia, 2129 Wyoming Ave NW, Washington, DC 20008
Link to Event: Facebook