CHRISTMAS EVE AT THE ROYAL PALACE
Belgrade, 6 January 2009 – Their Royal Highnesses Crown
Prince Alexander II, Crown Princess Katherine celebrated Christmas Eve at
The Royal Palace at Dedinje.
The traditional burning of the Yule log was performed in
front of The Royal Palace, which was blessed by Father Panayotis the
representative of the Greek Orthodox Church in Belgrade with the approval of
His Holiness Serbian Patriarch Pavle.
Beside Their Royal Highnesses members of the Gendarmerie
Brigade, employees of The Royal Palace, numerous representatives of the
media were present during the burning of the Yule log which was followed by,
in the spirit of tradition, a short reception for all present in The Royal
Later on in the evening Their Royal Highnesses will
attend Midnight Christmas liturgy at the St. Sava Temple in Belgrade that
will be served by His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije.