Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine hosted an international cuisine dinner for the representatives of the diplomatic corps at the Royal Palace tonight.
This traditional event brought together the representatives of diplomatic missions who have presented their national cuisine, in the presence of many distinguished guests from Serbia.
The Crown Prince welcomed the guests and emphasized that it is always a pleasure to see colourfully decorated tables at the the Royal Palace, and that these events provide a better understanding of the cultures and traditions of other countries, through national dishes.
Guests also had the great pleasure to enjoy Serbian folk dances performed by Cultural Artistic Society “Gradimir” from Belgrade.
The dinner table at the White Palace was richly adorned with beautiful and tasty dishes from around the world. To mention only a few: couscous plum and meat from Algeria, beef stew with polenta from Croatia, halva cake from Cyprus, papoutsaki from Greece, satay chicken from Indonesia, barberry rice with chicken from Iran, meat with vegetables – kebab from Kuwait, falafel and spinach pie from Lebanon, chicken in tomato sauce, rice and beans from Nigeria, cold soup and botvinia from Russia, biru mixed rice from the United Arab Emirates and many other specialties.
The dinner was attended by many distinguished guests, including Professor Oliver Antic, the adviser to the President of Serbia, HE Mr. Abdelhamid Chebchoub, Ambassador of Algeria with his wife, HE Mr. Ricardo Fernando Fernandez, Ambassador of Argentina with his wife, Mr. Predrag Tomic, Consul General of Armenia, HE Mrs. Julia Alice Patricia Feeney, Ambassador of Australia with her husband, HE Mr. Gordan Markotic, Croatian Ambassador with his wife, HE Mrs. Nafsika Krousti, Ambassador of Cyprus, HE Mrs. Menha Mahrous Bakhoum, Ambassador of Egypt, HE Mrs. Christine Moro, Ambassador of France with her husband, HE Mr. Constantin Economides, Ambassador of Greece, HE Mrs. Narinder Chauhan, Ambassador of India, HE Mr. Harry Richard James Kandou, Ambassador of Indonesia with his wife, HE Mr. Majid Fahim Pour, Iranian Ambassador with his wife, HE Mr. Yousef Ahmad S. Abdulsamad, Kuwaiti Ambassador with his wife, HE Dr Toufic S. Jaber, Ambassador of Lebanon, HE Mr. Abdellah Agoura, Ambassador of Morocco, HE Mr. Harold Augustus Koko, Nigeria’s Ambassador with his wife, Mrs. Verica Milaković, Consul General of the Philippines, HE Mr. Alexander Chepurin, Ambassador of the Russian Federation with his wife, Mrs. Ljiljana Miljanic Cassim, Consul General of Sri Lanka, HE Mr. Juma Rashed Saif Zayed Aldhaheri, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates and Mrs Beatrice Grozdanic.