THEIR ROYAL HIGHNESSES AT THE OPENING CEREMONY
OF THE INTERNATIONAL FOLKLORE FESTIVAL
Belgrade, 9th August 2006 – Their Royal Highnesses Crown
Prince Alexander II and Crown Princess Katherine visited tonight Sremska
Mitrovica and attended the opening ceremony of International Festival of
Folklore “Srem Folk Fest”.
The Royal couple were hosted by Sremska Mitrovica
Municipality President Mr. Zoran Miscevic, who had an informal conversation
with HRH Crown Prince before the ceremonial opening of the Festival.
Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and
Princess Katherine extended their congratulations to Mrs Vesna Grabic
General Manager of the Festival on the successful organization of the event.
On that occasion, the Crown Prince said:
“It is well known that folklore is very important for the
preservation of national tradition. The fortune we had an opportunity to see
tonight at the archaeological excavation location of Sirmium in Sremska
Mitrovica proves that the tradition of our nation and the guests from other
countries is fully respected. That is why I am happy to see here tonight
guests from Latvia, Hungary, Italy, Slovenia, Greece, Bosnia and
Herzegovina, Bulgaria and Croatia”.