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Orthodox book exhibition held in Argentina
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The Orthodox Word exhibition took place at the Russian Center for Science and Culture (RCSC) in Argentina. Visitors were able to get acquainted with books from the RCSC funds and the Annunciation parish of the Russian Orthodox Church of the South American and Argentine diocese, the Rossotrudnichestvo website reports.
The books on the history and foundations of Orthodoxy, church holidays, Russian Christian art, life and the exploits of Orthodox saints were presented at the exhibition. The exposition also boasted spiritual and educational books for children, ancient church books.
The Day of the Orthodox Book is celebrated in March, its history is associated with the creation of the first Russian printed book - The Apostle by Ivan Fedorov.
Educational, enlightening and spiritual events took place in Russia and other countries as part of the holiday. Moscow celebrated it with a large festival for children.