Royal Couple attends Vidovdan celebration in Gracanica
Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine, accompanied by Mr Predrag Markovic, member of the Crown Council, attended today the Holy Liturgy at the Gracanica monastery, the endowment of Serbian medieval King Milutin, officiated by His Grace Bishop Teodosije of Raska and Prizren. The Liturgy was also attended by the Deputy Prime Minister of Kosovo, Branimir Stojanovic, as well as the Mayor of Gracanica, Vladeta Kostic.
After the Liturgy the Royal Couple delivered toys to the children gathered in the churchyard, and then donated flour and pasta to the Soup Kitchen “Mother of nine Jugovics”.
HRH Crown Princess Katherine also visited the General Hospital in Gracanica to see what their needs are and what kind of problems they are faced with, in order to help this health care institution as soon as possible.
The Royal Couple then attended the memorial service for the Kosovo heroes in Gazimestan, where Crown Prince Alexander laid a wreath.
The Crown Prince congratulated Vidovdan, an important religious and national holiday for the entire Serbian nation around the world, marking the memory of the fallen heroes of Kosovo and Metohija.
“It is our duty to help you as much as we can, for as long as you do not get better, Serbia will not be better either” – said the Crown Prince.