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The Akathistos Hymn

Filed in Fifth Week by on April 18, 2013 0 Comments • views: 1747
The Akathistos Hymn

The Akathistos is the most famous of all surviving Byzantine kontakia. This work, which celebrates the annunciation of the Virgin and the nativity of Christ, consists of two prooemia (introductory hymns) and 24 strophes bound by an alphabetic acrostic.

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Saturday of the Akathist Hymn

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Saturday of the Akathist Hymn

This Saturday (Saturday of the fifth week of the Great Lent) we chant the Akathist Hymn during Matins. In our days however this does not happen except in the holy monasteries, since in the parishes it is chanted the evening before, on Friday during the Small Compline.

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The Service of the Salutations in Hong Kong

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The Service of the Salutations in Hong Kong

The Salutations to the Most Holy Theotokos in Hong Kong.

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The Akathistos Hymn in Hong Kong

Filed in News by on March 30, 2017 • views: 1654
The Akathistos Hymn in Hong Kong

The service of the Akathistos Hymn will be held at Saint Luke Orthodox Cathedral in Hong Kong on Friday 31, 2017, at 18.30 pm.

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