On December 20, 2022, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II inaugurated the “Christmas Market 2022” in the garden of the Syriac Martyrs in Damascus.
St. Aphrem Patriarchal Syriac Scouts performed on the musical instruments the different special melodies for Christmas. Then St. Ephrem Patriarchal Choir performed a group of Syriac hymns and folk songs on the occasion of Christmas.
This inauguration was attended by His Excellency Secretary of the Party Mr. Husam Alsamman.
Their Eminences Archbishops: Mor Anthimos Jack Yacoub, Patriarchal Vicar for Youth Affairs and Christian Education, Mor Cyril Babi, Patriarchal Vicar for the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, and Mor Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director, were also present.