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Icons for the blind, they will write in Nizhny Novgorod

November 30 2005

In Nizhny Novgorod, in early 2006 to open icon painting workshop, which will create embossed icons for blind people.

According to the spokesman of the Orthodox Charitable Foundation All-Russia Seraphim Tatiana Gorbachev, "project to create three-dimensional icons for the Blind won the first contest Fund Orthodox Initiative, which aims to support civic initiatives and the development of cooperation between the Orthodox community, society, government and employers' . According to her, the project "The Birth of the image" developed by the Nizhny Novgorod organization of wheelchair users "Invatur, which awarded the Grand Foundation.

Create an icon will be artistically gifted people with disabilities, who before this have been trained. Requirement for candidates - artistic taste and the initial skills of work with three-dimensional images.
The Bishop of Nizhny Novgorod and Arzamas George blessed the initiative. Reports

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