ROYAL COUPLE AND LIFELINE NEW YORK HELP SERBIAN ORPHANS
JADRANKA JOVANOVIC CHARITY PERFORMANCE
NEW YORK, 11 October 2011 – Their Royal Highnesses Crown
Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine attended today a charity lunch
organized by Lifeline New Your Humanitarian Organization, operating under
the patronage of HRH Crown Princess Katherine, at Le Cirque New York
Restaurant in aid of children without parental care in Serbia.
The Royal Couple were joined by the famous Serbian opera
Diva Jadranka Jovanovic, Serbian-American author Tea Obreht whose New York
Times bestselling book “The Tiger’s Wife” is set in Serbia, Dr. Ruth
Westheimer and supermodel philanthropist Petra Nemcova.
In their welcoming speeches Their Royal Highnesses Crown
Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine thanked everyone that came to
this lovely event supporting the joint action to help children in need.
Crown Princess Katherine pointed out that this year her Serbian Foundation
celebrates its 10th anniversary in Belgrade, Serbia and in that period her
Foundation with the help of supporting friends from all over the world
managed to help hundreds of thousands of people. “I am extremely grateful
and flattered that you decided to support us once again in this noble cause.
The children of Serbia truly need you” said Crown Princess Katherine.
Everyone enjoyed the marvelous performance by the famous
Serbian opera singer Jadranka Jovanovic escorted by Nikola Rackov on the
piano. The performance of Mrs. Jadranka Jovanovic was a part of her United
States of America Tour under the name “Pearls of World Music”. The Serbian
Primadona is due to participate in another charity concert organized by the
Royal Couple, which is taking place in Chicago on Monday, 17 October, in aid
of Lifeline Chicago.
Part of the program was a silent auction where guests had
the opportunity to bid for items donated by Pologeorgis Furs, Diane von
Furstenberg, Tincati as well as for some attractive prizes such as a
Round-Trip Airfare to Rio de Janeiro, Carlisle $1,000 Personalized Shopping
Package and many others.
During the entire month of October, supermodel Petra
Nemcova and Dr. Ruth are part of Lifeline New York’s online auction, by
providing a rare opportunity for bidders to “win” a lunch with each of them.
Ms. Obreht is also participating by auctioning off a private lecture by her
to a book club. This interesting auction will be ongoing by the end of
October and all funds raised will be used in a project in aid of children
without parental care in Serbia.
Later today The Royal Couple Crown Prince Alexander and
Crown Princess Katherine will be attending The George “Best” Kostakos
awarding ceremony where Her Royal Highness will be presented with an award
for her humanitarian endeavors. The Serbian Opera Diva, Jadranka Jovanovic
will perform a short program during the ceremony.
More information on the work of HRH Crown Princess
Katherine Foundation and Lifeline Humanitarian Organizations can be found at