Sacred Maria's church of the Keprijansky monastic complex is consecrated after capital ремота, begun five years ago. The service was spent by a cathedral of priests led by its Eminence the Metropolitan Kishinev and всея Moldova Vladimir.
Solemn consecration has taken place on a temple holiday of this monastery - the Assumption of the Virgin. At ceremony there were hundreds parishioners and the country top management.
In the reference to gathered its Eminence Vladimir has underlined, that the Keprijansky monastery, one of the oldest sacred places in Moldova and "can be named the most representative in the country, thanks to the considerable contribution of the citizens who have responded to an appeal of the country leaders to begin restoration of a monastery. Active participants of this process are awarded the state awards. Митрополия from its part also will note the contribution of a number of persons".
The president of the country Vladimir Voronin in the performance has noticed, that a pitiable condition in which there was a monastic complex five years ago, could leave nobody indifferent. After the announcement of monastery reconstruction it has been collected more than 82 million леев - means of the state, citizens, economic agents and др. It has allowed to restore a complex.
The president has reminded, that the similar project on fund raising on restoration of the Keprijansky monastery has been begun in the nineties then in it also participated the state and citizens. However after fund raising the project has been stopped also anything else not undertaken.
Successful realisation of restoration works for last five years testifies that we can be mobilised that we are not indifferent to national values. The Keprijasky monastery is a valuable heritage, heart and soul of our country, a symbol of a sincere unification of Moldavians. Restoration of this monastic complex means spiritual revival of a society, revival of Moldova as the states and Moldavians as the nations. It is the invaluable contribution to creation of modern national history, president Vladimir Voronin has declared.
Today here on open air there has passed III National festival-competition of folklore ensembles "La poale de codru" where will act 15 best amateur collectives.