PARIS: June 17, 2011
Program of the 12th All-Diaspora Russian Orthodox Youth Conference


July 1-8, 2011


FRIDAY, July 1, 2011

Transfer from Airports to Hotel by shuttle or taxi. Shuttle info to be provided.

Meeting of all participants at Hotel Concorde Lafayette

3 place du General Koenig, 75850 Paris

+33(0)140 68 55 86  

Check-in all day 

5pm – Conference opening, vespers and dinner at the hotel. 

SATURDAY, July 2, 2011

Leave Hotel – 8:30am 

Divine Liturgy, feast day of St. John of Shanghai and San Francisco

Russian Orthodox Church of the Resurrection of Christ

8, rue des Bigots, 92190 Meudon


Meeting with seminarians of Paris Theological Seminary and all-night vigil at the Church of St. Martin the Confessor and Sainte Genevieve  

Trip back to hotel 


SUNDAY, July 3, 2011

10 am -- Hierarchical Liturgy

Cathedrale St Alexandre Nevski  
12 rue Daru – 75008 PARIS  

1 pm -- lunch at the Hotel 

2 pm -- departure of the entire group for a guided sightseeing tour of Paris – 3 chaperones, 3 professional bilingual guides

This tour of inner Paris includes: Ile de la Cité, Saint Chapel, Champs-Elysées, les Invalides, Place de l’Etoile, Arc de Triomphe, Place de la Concorde, the Louvre and the Tuileries, rue de Rivoli, Centre Georges Pompidou, la Fontaine Stravinsky, les Halles, Montmartre and Sacré Coeur, Eiffel Tower  

7 pm -- arrival at Hotel Concorde Lafayette in Paris

No dinner provided at the hotel – free evening

MONDAY, July 4, 2011

8:30 am -- breakfast

9:00- 12:30 pm – Round-table group meeting and workshop 


2 pm – Transportation to Russian Orthodox Cemetery in Sainte-Geneviève des Bois

Dinner at the hotel.

Choir rehearsal, free time 

TUESDAY, July 5, 2011 

8:30 am -- breakfast 

9:00- 12:30 pm. Lectures/Workshop 


2 pm -- Pick up at Hotel Concorde Lafayette, Paris, Excursion to Versailles

Place d'Armes - 78000 Versailles

Parking area for buses near the Chateau

6 pm -- Transportation back to the hotel  

Dinner at the Hotel Concorde Lafayette  

Choir rehearsal/free time

WEDNESDAY, July 6, 2011

8:30 am -- breakfast

9:00- 12:30 pm – Lectures/Workshop presentations

Lunch .

2 pm -- pickup at the Hotel, transportation to Latin Quarter and Cathedral Notre Dame de Paris

Transportation to the Russian Embassy in Paris

Concert, cultural program, reception

9 pm – transportation to hotel

THURSDAY, July 7, 2011

Feast of the Birth of St. John the Baptist

8am – pick-up at Hotel

Transportation to Amiens, Cathedrale de Notre-Dame 
3 Rue Flatters - 80000 Amiens  

Divine Liturgy before the Holy Head of St. John the Baptist 

12 pm -- Transportation to a restaurant for lunch and back to the Hotel 

7 pm – pick-up at the Hotel

Dinner cruise on the River Seine:

Bateaux Mouches de Paris 
Bateau le Zouave, Port de la Conférence 
Pont de l’Alma, Rive Droite – 75008 Paris  

Conference closing ceremonies, dinner cruise on the Seine 

10:30 pm – transportation to the Hotel  

FRIDAY, July 8, 2011

Hotel check-out


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