Visit to the Hungarian Institute of Musicology

On December 13, 2018, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II visited the Hungarian Institute of Musicology.
He was accompanied by His Eminence Mor Timotheos Mata Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus.
His Holiness was received at the institute by Prof Pál Richter, Director of the Institute, and Prof Balázs Déri, leader of Eastern Liturgy Research Group.
His Holiness was informed about the archiving processes held by the institute for the Syriac music and liturgy. He praised the great efforts made by the institute to preserve the Syriac heritage, and discussed means of collaboration between the institute and Antioch Syrian University, as well as the Syriac Cultural Center being built in Damascus.

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