TRADITIONAL EASTER RECEPTIONS FOR CHILDREN AT THE
Belgrade, 14 April 2009 – Their Royal Highnesses
Crown Prince Alexander II and Crown Princess Katherine organized
traditional Easter receptions during the day at the White Palace for
around a thousand children without parental care, Roma children and
children with special needs.
Along with Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince
Alexander II and Crown Princess Katherine, His Grace Bishop
Atanasije of Hvostano also attended the traditional Easter
Mrs. Terral, the wife of Ambassador of France to
Serbia H.E. Mr. Jean-François Terral, also took part in this event.
She accompanied children from the home for children without parental
care from Zvecanska.
During the receptions the children were given
sweets and toys, and were entertained by the St. John The Theologist
children’s church choir from Sabac. They performed the Serbian
National Anthem “Boze pravde”, a traditional Easter song “Christ
resurrects”, and songs “Let the love shine everywhere” and “Do you
know who loves you the most”.
After the reception and the delivery presents the
children enjoyed an Easter egg hunt in the Park of the White Palace.
Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Katherine did not hide her
emotions as she spoke with the children.
Greeting the youngest children, His Royal
Highness Crown Prince Alexander said: “We will all have an
opportunity to enjoy together beautiful moments on the occasion of
Easter, the greatest Christian holiday. I want all of you to have a
good time. We hope you will like the presents my wife Crown Princess
Katherine and I have prepared for you”.
Today’s noble action was supported by numerous
friends from Greece and Serbia:
Ivancic and son, Stark AD, SZTR Janovic, Food
Produkt Paracin, Dexy Co, Malac, Paracinka Paracin, JRJ Ninkovic,
Mega Plast Sremski Karlovci, Aleksandrija, Cokolend Paracin, Sugar
factory Sajkaska, Meilab, Tigar AD Pirot, Jamax, Panda plast,
Diplex, Piccolo Mondo, Adam’s Shoes, Hasbro, Much, Star, Zacharias,
Sklavenitis, Chicco, Lazaridou, King Toys, St. Katherine’s College,
Paxos, Kostas Geitonas School, Giochi Preziosi, Carrefour, Allegro
Αbee, Moda Magnum, Lapin House, Tricoteen, Sony Hellas, Oscar,
Louils Mills, Giotis, Klas bakery, Coca Cola, Flower decor, Stork,
Tim sistem, Matmarex, Balloon centre, Frikom