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New church in Chicago - icons will be painted by Plovdiv artists

New church in Chicago - icons will be painted by Plovdiv artists

2/16/2009 3:33:52 PM

Four Bulgarian artists have been invited to draw the icons and the murals of the latest Eastern Orthodox Church in the city - St. Sofia. The church has been built with donations by the Bulgarian immigration community.

Three of the artists, Yovka Yurukova, Angel Kitipiv and Atanas Kameshev, teach art to the students at the Plovdiv High School of Art "Tsanko Lavrenov". The fourth icon painter will be their former student, Vesseka Delinska, currently a student at the Art Academy.





 

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