ST. SAVA DAY ACTIVITIES OF THE CROWN PRINCE
Belgrade, 27 January 2009 – His Royal Highness Crown
Prince Alexander II marked Saint Sava Day with by attending a number of
events dedicated to the father of Serbian spirituality and the founder of
the Serbian Orthodox Church, Prince Rastko Nemanjic - Saint Sava.
In the morning His Royal Highness attended a Holy Liturgy
which was officiated by His Eminence Metropolitan Amfilohije of Montenegro
and Littoral in St. Sava Church. Afterwards, the ceremony of cutting the
Slava cake took place in the St. Sava Temple.
Since Saint Sava is the patron saint of all schools.
Crown Prince visited the First Private School for Management and Tourism
where he was welcomed by the founders and students of the school.
Then His Royal Highness was very honoured to attend the
Slava (patron saint day) of the Primary School Dusko Dugalic, the first
specialized school for mentally challenged children in our country. The
Crown Prince delivered sweets to the children, a donation HRH Crown Princess
Crown Prince Alexander accompanied by Mr. Dragomir
Acovic, member of the Privy Council attended a celebration organized at the
Rowing Club Red Star, which is under his patronage. At the ceremony they
were welcomed by Prof. Dragoljub Kavran, member of the Crown Council and
President of the club and Mr. Dusan Kovacevic, General Manager of the club.
In the evening, His Royal Highness will attend, along
with many other dignitaries, the traditional Saint Sava Function at the Sava