THEIR ROYAL HIGHNESSES ATTEND DINNER IN ATHENS
CELEBRATING THE LIGHTING OF THE FLAME OF HOPE
Belgrade, 12 November 2008 – Their Royal Highnesses Crown
Prince Alexander II and Crown Princess Katherine accompanied by Mr. and Mrs.
David Andrews (son of Princess Katherine) and Mrs. Alison Andrews (daughter
of Princess Katherine) attended a dinner last night at the New Acropolis
Museum in Athens on the occasion of the Lighting of the Flame of Hope for
the IX Special Olympics World Winter Games in 2009 in Idaho, United States.
The dinner was hosted by the Greek Minister of Culture
Mr. Michalis Liapis and the President of Special Olympics Hellas Mrs. Joanna
Despotopoulou, in honour of the President of Special Olympics International
Dr Timothy P. Shriver and the Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the
Special Olympics World Winter Games - Idaho 2009, Dr George Fisher.
Athens has been selected to host the 2011 Special
Olympics World Summer Games, organized under auspices of Special Olympics
International, an organization whose goal is to provide year around sports
training and athletic competition for a variety of Olympic type sports for
children and adults with intellectual disabilities.
Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Katherine attended this
morning the Lighting of the Flame of Hope at the Atrium of the Zappeion