TRADITIONAL EASTER RECEPTIONS FOR CHILDREN AT THE WHITE PALACE
Belgrade, 10 April 2012 – Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander II, Crown Princess Katherine hosted the traditional Easter receptions during the day at the White Palace for over a thousand children without parental care, Roma children and children with disabilities.
Along with Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander II, Crown Princess Katherine their children Prince Alexander and Mrs. Alison Andrews as well as His Grace Bishop Andrej of Remesiana also attended the traditional Easter receptions and greeted children and explained the importance of Easter to them.
Addressing the children, HRH Crown Prince Alexander warmly welcomed them and said: “We have a wonderful opportunity to share the spirit of Easter, the most joyful holiday. I hope that you will have a wonderful time, and that you will like the presents that especially my wife Crown Princess Katherine and her foundation together with their friends have prepared for you”.
The St. John the Theologist children’s church choir from Sabac performed the Serbian National Anthem “Boze pravde” and traditional Easter songs. After the reception and delivery presents the children enjoyed an Easter egg hunt in the Park near the White Palace.
Today’s events were supported by HRH Crown Princess Katherine Foundation, and numerous friends from Switzerland, United States of America and Serbia: Nestle Adriatic foods d.o.o, Coca-Cola Hellenic Serbia, Bakery Trpkovic, Paracinka Paracin, Bombonice Curug, Mala Moda Marija, Ishrana product,Dexy Co, Vrabac, Dairy Granice, Oriflame, Humanitarian organization Lifeline Chicago, Veropoulos d.o.o, Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Niklan, Mr. and Mrs. Gerard Le Roux.