Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander II and Crown Princess Katherine, opened today the traditional Easter Bazaar of handicrafts of women refugees at the Hotel Metropol Palace in Belgrade. Together with Their Royal Highnesses, Ms Victoria de Silva, granddaughter of HRH Prince Tomislav and daughter of HRH Princess Katerina of Yugoslavia and her father, Sir Desmond de Silva QC, also attended this event.
At the beginning of the ceremony, guests and exhibitors were addresses by Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander II and Crown Princess Katherine, who officially opened the Bazaar as well as by Mrs Danijela Popovic – Roko, Assistant Commissioner for refugees.
In her speech, Her Royal Highness emphasized: “It is a great pleasure to welcome you at the traditional Easter handcrafts Bazaar. You will have a chance to enjoy and purchase the wonderful works of these creative women. These vulnerable women faced some very hard times and have supported their families with their work. All proceeds gathered here at the Bazaar will go directly to these women and their families.“
The Bazaar will be open on Saturday and Sunday, from 10.00 am to 7.00 pm.
HRH Crown Princess Katherine Foundation would like to thank Hotel Metropol Palace Belgrade for their help in organizing Humanitarian Easter bazaar.