ROYAL COUPLE ATTEND OPENING OF THE EXHIBITION ON HISTORY OF “SOKO” ASSOCIATIONS
Belgrade, 14 February 2012 – Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander II and Crown Princess Katherine accompanied by Mr. Dragomir Acovic, member of the Privy Council attended today the opening of the exhibition devoted to the History of “Soko” movement of Serbia at the Embassy of the Czech Republic. The exhibition presented the history of cooperation between the Serbian “Soko” movement and the “Soko” movement of the Czech Republic.
The event was attended by H.E. Mrs. Hana Hubackova, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Serbia, H.E. Mr. Predrag Markovic, Minister of Culture and Information, who opened the exhibition, HE Dr. Ján Varšo, Ambassador of Slovak Republic, HE. Mr. Franc But, Ambassador of Slovenia and representatives of the Serbian and Czech “Soko” associations.
The first Serbian “Soko” Association was established in 1892. The Serbian “Soko” association is operating under auspices of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Alexander II. His Majesty King Peter II of Yugoslavia, the late father of HRH Crown Prince Alexander II was a patron of the “Soko” movement of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia before the World War Two.