Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine are guests at the celebration of His Majesty Tsar Simeon II 80th birthday. The beautiful ceremony was hosted at Vrana Palace in Sofia the capital of Bulgaria by Their Majesties King Simeon II and Queen Margarita of the Bulgarians.
Among the guests there were Princess Marie Louise of Bulgaria the sister of King Simeon, Queen Sofia of Spain, the King and Queen of the Hellenes, Crown Princess Margareta, Custodian of the Romanian Crown and Prince Radu of Romania, Prince Nikola of Montenegro, Princess Irene of Greece, Crown Prince Leka II of the Albanians with his wife Princess Elijah, Prince Osman Salahhdin Osmanoglu – a direct descendant of the Turkish sultans Murad V and Mehmed V, Archduchess Elena of Hapsburg, Prince Andreas of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha dean of the extended Saxe-Coburg and Gotha family, Prince Toussoun of Egypt and many other distinguished invitees.
A Thanksgiving church service took place at the “St. Alexander Nevski” cathedral, headed by His Holiness Neophyte, the Patriarch of Bulgaria and the Highly Reputed Metropolitans of the Holy Synod.