HSH PRINCESS IRA VON FÜRSTENBERG BIRTHDAY GALA
DINNER DANCE AT THE WHITE PALACE
Belgrade, 18 April 2010 – Their Royal Highnesses
Crown Prince Alexander II and Crown Princess Katherine hosted last
night a very special birthday gala dinner dance for Her Serene
Highness Princess Ira von Fürstenberg at the White Palace. On Friday
night Their Royal Highnesses hosted a dinner at the Royal Palace.
Princess Ira von Fürstenberg’s birthday was
attended by many prominent guests from all over the world which
included Their Serene Highnesses Prince Sebastian, Princess Virginia
and Prince Hurbertus, Princess Elisabetta von Fürstenberg, His
Highness Prince Amyn Aga Khan, His Serene Highness Prince Pierre
D’Arenberg, Her Highness Princess Beatrice Hohenlohe, Her Serene
Highness Princess Gunilla of Bismarck, Prince Carlo Giovanelli,
Princess Laure de Baeauvau Craon, Princess Marina Pignatelli,
Baroness Januaria Piromallo, Count and Countess Schoenburg, Count
Carl Anton Goess Saurau, Countess Marcella del Majno, Count Marco
Camerana, Count Rudy Brescia, Countess Beatrice von Hardenberg de
Borbon, Baroness Estelle Mentzingen, Baroness Helen de Ludinghausen,
Lord and Lady Powell, Senator Mario D’Urso, His Excellency Mr.
Clemens Koja, Ambassador Austria and Mrs Koja, His Excellency Mr.
Armando Verriechio Italian Ambassador and Mrs Veriechio; Her
Excellency Mrs. Mary Bruce Warlick, Ambassador of the United States;
His Excellency Mr. Nils Krister Bringeus, Ambassador of Sweden; Her
Excellency Mrs Mercedes Felicitas Ruiz Zapata, Ambassador of Mexico;
His Excellency Mr. Igor Jovovic, Ambassador of Montenegro and Mrs
In the afternoon Their Royal Highness hosted a
luncheon cruise on the Danube and Sava Rivers.
His Royal Highness Prince Philip was unable to
come from London due to the Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland, but
luckily the children of Crown Princess Katherine, Mr David Andrews
and Mrs Alison Andrews made it to Belgrade from Athens, which was
not affected. Their Royal Highnesses were very sad that many guests
were unable to come from the United States and Europe to Belgrade.
Their Royal Highnesses were very impressed with the travel
creativeness of guests in their endeavour to get back home by car
after the birthday festivities.
Princess Ira von Fürstenberg is the daughter of
Prince Tassilo von Fürstenberg and Clara Agnelli, the sister of the
late Mr. Gianni Agnelli the Chairman of Fiat.