On the occasion of the assumption of the presidency of the European Council by the Republic of Cyprus during the second semester of 2012, a concert of Byzantine music was held at the Church of Saint Sofia in Strovolos, Nicosia, on Sunday the 4 of November at 7pm. His Beatitude the Archbishop of All Cyprus Mr. Chrysostomos II addressed the members of the choirs and the audience. Members of the Holy Synod, officials and a lot of people were present.
At the concert they participated the following Byzantine choirs:
A. The choir of chanters " Agiasofites",
B. The Byzantine choir of Cyprus federation of chanters " Ioannis Koukouzelis"
C. The Byzantine choir of the Metropolis of Limassol "Romanos o Melodos"
D. The Byzantine choir of the Metropolis of Trimithounda,
E. The Byzantine choir of the Metropolis of Kykkou and
F. The Byzantine choir of the Holy Archbishopric of Cyprus "Saint Ioannis Damaskinos"