KFOR: THE ORTHODOX CHRISTMAS AT DECANE MONASTERY
Peja, January the 9th 2017 – The liturgical celebrations of the Orthodox Christmas,
that falls on the 7 th of January according to the Gregorian calendar adopted by the
Orthodox Church, has been celebrated by the believers also at the Monastery of
Visoki Decane, a venue of extraordinary historical and cultural importance, built up
between 1327 and 1335, and inserted in the UNESCO’S world heritage list.
The security of the Monastery, according to the NATO’s mission, is provided by
soldiers of MNBG-W that, even in these days of severe weather conditions (snow,
strong winds and cold temperatures till -25 degrees), continued to carry out their
mission with remarkable professionalism.