Royal Couple at exhibition opening “Light in the darkness of the Great War”

HRH Crown Prince Alexander II and HE Mr Ivan Tasovac, Minister of culture and information

10/05/2014

Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander II and Crown Princess Katherine attended today the opening of the exhibition “Light in the darkness of the Great War”, the superb collection of impressionist paintings in Serbia, at the National Museum of Serbia.

Ms Bojana Boric – Breskovic welcomed the guests. HE Mr Ivan Tasovac, Minister of Culture and Information, officially opened the exhibition in the presence of HRH Princess Elizabeth, HE Ms Maja Gojkovic, Speaker of the Parliament, Mr Predrag Markovic, member of the Crown Council, representatives of Diplomatic Corps, representatives of cultural institutions and numerous guests.

“Light in the darkness of the Great War” is an exhibition organized by the National Museum of Serbia on the 170th anniversary of the Museum, and Centenary of the beginning of the Great War. The Anthological collection of paintings from the first two decades of 20th century presents superb pieces of Serbian Impressionism.

This exhibition is part of state programme marking the Centenary of the beginning of the Great War, and the paintings were collected from the National Museum, Contemporary Art Museum, Museum of the City of Belgrade, Memorial collection of Pavle Beljanski, Nadezda Petrovic Art Gallery and private collections.

Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander II and Crown Princess Katherine gladly recommend to all to visit this extraordinary exhibition.

HE Mr Ivan Tasovac, Minister of culture and information, Ms Bojana Boric – Breskovic, director of the National museum, TRH Crown Princess Katehrine and Crown Prince Alexander II HE Mr Ivan Tasovac, Minister of culture and information officially opened the exhibition On the left TRH Crown Princess Katehrine and Crown Prince Alexander II, HE HE Mr Ivan Tasovac, Minister of culture and information, HE Ms Maja Gojkovic, Speaker of the Parliament, on the right HRH Princess Elizabeth