On 15 February 2019, on the Day of the Presentation of Our Lord Jesus, teachers and students of the Ochamchyra Abkhazian boarding school visited New Athos. They were invited by the abbot of the monastery of St. Apostle the Canaanite, Hierodeacon David (Sarsaniya).
Employees of the Department of Social Service and Charity took a tour for a group of 60 children. The children visited the fortress on the Mount of Anacopia, the grotto, the cathedral church and the refectory of the New Athos monastery.
Guests from the Ochamchyra boarding school, headed by the director Mikaya Laura Dzhumkovna, were also invited to the performance of a children’s drama school at the New Athos secondary school.