Book presentation “Return of King Peter II Karadjordjevic” at the Royal Palace
"The Return of the King. Petar II Karadjordjević" is a book with a detailed biography and genealogical tree of HM the King Petar II Karadjordjevic, and then provides an overview of the artistic and literary works devoted to HM King Petar II, as well as folk poems that croon his life from birth, over his father's tragic death, proclamation for the king, to a life in exile.
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Published: 2013 / 05 / 20
Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine together with Mr. Dragomir Acovic, President of the Crown Council, Dr. Ljubomir Kostic, personal friend of HM King Peter II, were present for the presentation this evening at the Royal Palace of the book “Return of the King Peter II Karadjordjevic" by Mr. Jevdja A. Jevdjevic.
“Return of the King. Peter II Karadjordjevic” was written by Mr. Jevdja A. Jevdjevic, head of “Serbian Soko Association”, as all-inclusive publication that presents the life and work of HM King Peter II, together with documents related to art works, literature and Serbian traditional poems.
The book opens with a detailed biography and genealogy tree of HM King Peter II, and then cites the art works and literature devoted to HM King Peter II, concluding with traditional poems that follow his life since birth, through the tragic death of his father, HM King Alexander I, becoming a King and life in exile.
This book is especially important for its comprehensive overview by the author Mr. Jevdja A. Jevdjevic, and particularly for a great number of photographs, with some of them being published for the first time. The photographs are part of the private collection of Mr. Jevdjevic, while many of them come from collections of the Museums in Kragujevac, Novi Sad, Subotica, Zrenjanin, King Peter I Foundation in Oplenac, Archive of Yugoslavia, and many other locations.
The reception was attended by many guests in addition to H.E. Mrs. Mercedes Martinez Valdes, Ambassador of Cuba in Serbia, H.E. Mrs. Carmita Auria Vegas de Spalajkovic, Ambassador of Ecuador in Serbia, H.E. Mr. Vladimir Cusev, Ambassador of Belarus in Serbia, as well as representatives of the Philippines, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Armenia.
Presentation of the book "The Return of the King. Petar II Karadjordjević" was held in the cinema hall of the Royal Palace. On the movie screen you can see so far unpublished photograph of HM Petar II King with a crown.
Remarks by the author of the book, Mr. Jevdja Jevdjević, for the audience at the promotion of his new book "The Return of the King. Petar II Karadjordjević."
Primarius Dr. Ljuba Kostić, the best childhood friend of King Petar II, Mr. A. Jevdja Jevdjević, head of Association of Serbian Falcons and author of the book "The Return of the King. Petar II Karadjordjević", HRH Crown Prince Aleksandar II Karadjordjević and Mr. Dragomir Acović, President of the Crown Council.