Up till 2008, “Oktoih” has had a number of quite successful concerts and performances in Belgrade and Serbia. Some of those are:
The performance in the National Library of Serbia, Easter concert in “Madlenianum” Chamber Opera, concert in Krusevac City Hall, concerts at the festival “Choirs among Frescoes” (Belgrade, 2001, CD №1), concert at “Smederevo Poetic Autumns”, TV performance on Easter Eve (2002) at the “Saturday Night” show (RTS), concert in Zepter Gallery, performances in the City Public-Health Institute, as well as in Stari grad City Hall, “Saint Sava’s Academy” in Svilajnac (2004, CD № 2), concert in the Blessed Virgin Mary Cathedral, organized by the Cultural Centre of Belgrade, humanitarian concert in Kneginja Ljubica’s Castle in Belgrade (Saint Andrew First named), in the Ethnographic Museum (Circle of Serbian Sisters), concert in “Mercedes” showroom in Belgrade, humanitarian concerts with St. George Royal Strings at HRH Aleksandar II Karadjordjevic’s Court, in Novi Sad Synagogue and in Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra Hall (CD №3), concert at the 6th International Festival of Chamber Choirs in Kragujevac (Psalms, 2006), participation in the solemn mass in St. Anthony church on the Easter and Christmas of 2007 and the Easter of 2008 in the church of Christ the King (RTS), participation in the opera “Orpheus and Eurydice”, organized by the FMA and the Ethnographic Museum, performance at the concert in the City Hall on the occasion of the author night of Milos Raickovic, the composer, participation in the singing competition of choirs at “42nd Days of Mokranjac” in Negotin in 2007, the opening of the concert season of SASA Gallery and the performance on the Day of SASA (2007), concert at the opening of “Tisa Dawn” (2008), Archpriest Liturgy and the sanctification of the church in Salas Crnobarski (Macva), humanitarian concert in “Lola” hall in Belgrade (June, 2008), concert in the Blessed Virgin Mary Cathedral for Slovenian Society “Sava” from Belgrade…
“Oktoih” has received a number of awards at the festivals and competitions in Serbia: in 2002- a special award for authentic performance of spiritual music, after a concert at “Choirs among Frescoes” festival; in 2004: a charter on the tenth anniversary of “Choirs among Frescoes” festival; in 2005: a special award for the performance of the “Liturgy of the 8th voice”, by Vojislav Ilic.
“Oktoih” has achieved the following results at international festivals and competitions: in 2003, they participated in the Festival of spiritual music “Polyphony” in Pesaro (Italy); in 2004, “E. Porrino” festival in Nuoro (Sardinia), “Lorenzo Perosi” festival in Olbia (Sardinia) in 2005; the Festival of chamber choirs in Miskolc (Hungary) in 2004 and 2006; at the International festival in Ankara (Turkey) in 2005, they won 2nd prize in the official category of the competition; in 2008, at the 30th International May Choir Competition in Varna (Bulgaria), they won 3rd prize in the category of chamber choirs (1st and 2nd prize in that category have not been awarded).