CHRISTMAS EVE AT THE ROYAL PALACE

Burning the Yule log in front of the Royal Palace

06/01/2019

Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine are traditionally spending the Christmas holidays at the Royal Palace in Dedinje.
On Christmas morning, HRH Crown Prince Alexander cut the Yule log and the evening was marked by the traditional burning of the Yule log in front of the Royal Palace. It was blessed by the priest Panayotis Kartasios.

Besides the members of the Royal family, there were also present the members of the Crown Council, Royal Medical Board, members of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Alexander’s Foundation for Culture and Education, members of Kingdom of Serbia Association, and many other friends of the Royal family. The burning of the Yule log was followed by a traditional reception for all present at the Royal Palace.

Crown Prince Alexander once again invited the citizens of Serbia and the Republic of Srpska to try to spend as much time with their families in 2019 and wished them good health and happiness.
Their Royal Highnesses will attend the Christmas Holy Liturgy that will be officiated by His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Irinej on Christmas day at St. Sava Temple in Belgrade at 9:00 o’clock.
The Royal family once again wish a Merry Christmas and happy holidays to all citizens of Serbia and the Republic of Srpska with the traditional Christmas greeting “Christ is born!”.