Quality is the first norm for art, but its final norm is love and truth, the enriching of human life, the deepening of our vision.

Christianity and Art



Ellion Arts Foundation is a Christian artists organization for culture and intercultural dialogue. We have experience in publishing, art management of professional artists, exhibitions, concerts and art events. We have organized many national and international concert tours, visual art performances and ballet tours in Bulgaria and Greece for the last 10 years. Our organization is active in projects for social and civil society development and programs for long life learning.
Academy of Serbian Orthodox Church for Fine Arts and Conservation, Belgrade.
St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Tarnovo, Christian Archaeology and Art at the Faculty of Theology: Todor Enchev chief assistant professor; Department of Church Arts, Faculty of Orthodox Theology: Desislava Ivanova, Senior Assistant Professor. (Bu, E)
The Bulgarian province Macedonia:   
- The convent of Rila, which lies 1147 meters high. With its 500 cells for monks and 1000 rooms for pelgrims this is the largest convent of the Balkan peninsula. The convent was founded in the 9th century by Ivan Rilski. The walls of the church are covered with beautiful murals.  
- Close to the border with Greece: the Rozjen convent with its murals with the famous staircase of Johannes Klimakos.         
- The Alexander Nevski Cathedral. The choir of this cathedral is very famous. In the old crypt you can see a great collection of icons.