His Royal Highness Crown Prince Alexander II opened tonight an exhibition “The noble world of porcelain” at the White Palace. This is the third in a series of exhibitions under the name “Treasures of the Royal Compound” in which the public will be introduced to rare and exceptional cultural heritage of the Royal Palaces. H.E. Mr. Predrag Markovic, Minister of Culture, Media and Information Society, Mrs. Ljiljana Miletic Abramovic, director of the Museum of Applied Arts and Mr. Dragomir Acovic, chairman of the Royal Council also addressed the guests and media at the opening.
The exhibition was opened by The Crown Prince who emphasized: “I believe that our citizens will enjoy this exhibition, and that it will motivate them to think about tradition and art, and make them realize how beautiful and useful in everyday life”.
Our famous artist Ms. Svetlana Stojanovic, cembalo and Ms. Karolina Beter, flute, performed a short music program.
The opening of the exhibition was attended by H.E. Mr. Mario Eduardo Bossi de Ezcurra, Ambassador of Argentina, H.E. Mr. Borisa Arnaut, Ambassador of Bosnia and Herzegovina, H.E. Mr. Alexandre Addor Neto, Ambassador of Brazil, H.E. Mr. Wolfram Maas, Ambassador of Federal Republic of Germany, H.E. Mr. Semuel Samson, Ambassador of Indonesia, H.E. Mr. Yossef Levy, Ambassador of Israel, H.E. Mr. Nils Ragnar Kamsvag, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway, and many other distinguished guests.
The objects made of porcelain and ceramic, with ornaments of precious metals and gild, hand painted by old Chinese masters from 18th century or manufactured in prestigious European workshops from 18th, 19th or 20th century, will be just a part of this amazing presentation.
This exhibition is realized thanks to support of the Ministry of Culture, Media and Information Society and in cooperation with the Museum of Applied Arts from Belgrade.
The exhibition “The noble world of porcelain” will be open to the public at the White Palace from Friday, 13 January until Wednesday, 25 January 2012.
Anyone who is interested should call the Office of HRH Crown Prince Alexander on 011 306 4014 and confirm their attendance at least one day in advance. Exhibition times are 11 am and 1 pm and entrance is free of charge.