Events in photos

Visit of Harvard bellringers to Danilov Monastery. Moscow, december 2007 — january 2008

A group of students bell-ringers from Harvard University arrived in Moscow to study the art of bell-ringing. Dec 2007 — Jan 2008

Welcome Ceremony Held in Honour of “Weekday” Bell at St. Daniel Monastery on 12 September, 2007

A solemn Welcome Ceremony was held at St. Daniel’s Monastery in honour of the “Weekday” Bell’s arrival.

Replacement of the Bells on Harvard Business School Bell Tower on 15 August, 2007

The first coming back bell of the historical St. Daniel’s set – was taken down from Harvard Business School library tower and replaced by a replica bell.

Blessing of New Harvard Bells. Moscow Danilov Monastery, June, 24, 2007.

Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, sanctified replicas of St. Daniel’s bells cast in Voronezh for Harvard University.

Casting of the Big Bell for Harvard University. March 30, 2007, the Vera Foundry in Voronezh

A 14-ton giant bell, the largest bell from the set of replacement bells for Harvard University, was cast at Vera Foundry in Voronezh.

Signing of the Historical Agreement on the Exchange of Bells and Return of the Original Bells to St. Daniel’s Monastery. Moscow, March 20, 2007

The Parties signed the historical Agreement on the Exchange of Bells and Return of the Original Bells to St. Daniel Monastery.

A Visit of Harvard Delegation to Russia in March 2007

The delegation arrived with the purpose of examining and accepting the big bells wax patterns and the ready smaller bells.

A visit of Harvard Students to Russia in 2004

The delegation was formed by the students interested in the history of church bells and Russian bell ringing tradition.

The First Visit of Russian Delegation to Harvard in 2003

The delegation came to Harvard to discuss the possibility of returning St. Daniel’s bells to Russia.