On 24 March/6 April 2017, the Holy and Great Monastery of Vatopaidi celebrated a festal vigil for the feast of the Annunciation of the Mother of God, with His Eminence Metropolitan Apostolos of Militos as the chief celebrant, assisted by the prayers of Metropolitans Makarios of Christoupolis and Antonij of Borispol, (Church of the Ukraine).
The icon-lamp, a gift from the Ecumenical Patriarch, was hung before the icon of the Annunciation.