CHARITY DINNER FOR BEST STUDENTS IN SERBIA
Belgrade, 18 October 2008 – Their Royal Highnesses Crown
Prince Alexander II and Crown Princess Katherine hosted tonight at the White
Palace a Charity Dinner for the benefit of the top scholars Serbia. This
particular event is organized by Crown Prince Alexander’s Foundation for
This event took place in the presence of HE Dr. Zarko
Obradovic, Minister of Education and the Rectors of the Universities of
Belgrade, Novi Sad, Niš and Kragujevac, as well as many distinguished guests
from the fields of business, education and culture.
Crown Prince Alexander delivered a welcome speech and
emphasized: “We are gathered to address an issue that is of special
importance to me, so it is a great pleasure to see so many distinguished
guests here tonight. My Foundation for Education has done much already, but
we can do so much more. We want to create permanent scholarship endowments
that will be funded year after year. We need your help. The fact that you
are here demonstrates your commitment to Serbian education. I challenge you
to go further, to truly devote yourselves to the future of this country.
Thank you, I hope you all have a wonderful evening.
Following the Crown Prince, keynote speeches were given
by HE Dr. Zarko Obradovic, Minister of Education, Prof. Dr. Branko
Kovacevic, Rector of the University of Belgrade and Ms Andrijana Vasic a
As a part of the official ceremony, a special flavour to
this evening Royal St. George Strings gave a wonderful performance that
included A. Cornelli, J. Brahms, E. Grieg, A, Dovorzak, S.S. Kovacevic, L.
Weiner and finished with the King’s Kolo by D. Golemovic.
As part of nationwide efforts aimed at supporting
development of a stable, democratic and economically advanced society in
Serbia, the Crown Prince Alexander's Foundation for Education enables
promising students from Serbia to continue their education at prestigious
academic institutions of the world, so that they will return to Serbia and
apply their training for the benefit of the country.
This event would not be successful without the generous
Dairy store Šabac
Lawyer firm Andrić
Ana i Aleksa Trbović
Eurobank EFG a.d.
Fililoški fakultet, Univerzitet u Beogradu
Fresenius Medical Care Serbia doo
Hermes SoftLab d.o.o. Srbija
JKP Zelenilo, Pančevo
JTI Marketing and Sales d.o.o.
Koncern Srboeksport doo
Merkator-S d.o.o. / M-Rodić d.o.o.
Mlekara Moravica, Arilje
NBG Group - Vojvođanska banka A.D.
Nova Banka A.D. Banja Luka
Plaza Centers Management
Porsche Serbia d.o.o.
Pravni fakultet, Univerzitet u Beogradu
Privredna komora Beograda
Raiffeisen Investment AG
Srpska tradicija Šeli d.o.o
Svetlost Teatar d.o.o.
Žitopromet – Mlin a.d.