On January 31, 2009 the Memorial house of Mother Teresa was formally promoted in front of several hundred of people. For this special occasion the Catholic Church brought a relic of Mother Teresa.
Many admirers of her work, senior officials, her spiritual leader, then the diplomatic corps, senior statesmen and guests from Vatican attended the celebration. The participants were addressed by Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski and Minister of Culture Elizabeta Kanceska-Milevska. The event was enriched with the performance of the choir "St. Zlata Meglenska and the maestro Boris Trajanov.