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Old 11-21-2012, 03:32 AM
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Princess Helene attended the "Children For Peace" gala dinner at the Cercle de l'Union Interalliee In Paris on November 19, 2012.




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Old 11-22-2012, 03:38 AM
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Princess Helene (with Prince and Princess Charles of Bourbon Parme) attended the tenor and conductor Placido Domingo's induction ceremony as Goodwill Ambassador of UNESCO in Paris on November 21, 2012.



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Prince Dimitri attended the Silver Hill Hospital Gala 2012 held at Cipriani 42nd, New York City on November 28, 2012.



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Old 12-09-2012, 08:32 AM
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HRH Prince Alexander and HRH Princess Catherine of Serbia have participated at the inauguration of a charity action before Christmas in order to help the families of refugiees and others:
Noblesse & Royautés » Alexandre et Katherine de Serbie inaugurent un bazar de Noël à Belgrade
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Christmas Eve at the Royal Palace:

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Old 01-07-2013, 06:22 AM
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Thank you for the pictures, Ophidia.

I have two questions though:
1. Who are the two ladies in the first picture with Crown Prince Alexander and Prince Philip?
2. Do you happen to know why are they burning a tree? In Armenia, we have a tradition of burning a tree (or logs) and then jumping over the fire; supposedly, it brings good fortune in the new year. Is there a similar tradition in Serbia, or there is a different meaning altogether?

And using the chance, a very Merry Christmas to all Orthodox people!
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Old 01-07-2013, 06:56 AM
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My English is not good, but I will try to explain.
First, thank you. In Serbia we say Hristos se rodi, Vaistinu se rodi.

1. These are the Princess Elizabeth, daughter of Prince Paul, and Princess Lavinia, daughter of Prince Andrew (brother of King Peter).
2. We dont jumping over the fire. Burning of the Christmas tree is associated with hearths. It is a symbol of the rebirth of the new sun. Sparks who are flying in the sky, represent yield.
I hope it's understandable :).
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Old 01-07-2013, 07:03 AM
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Thanks a lot for the explanation, Ophidia!
Your English is very good and I understood everything.

In Armenia, we say «Քրիստոս հարյավ ի մեռելոց, օրհնեալ է հարությունը Քրիստոսի» (which translates as "The Christ resurrected. Blessed be his resurrection). And in Russia, it's pretty similar to what you say: "Христос воскрес, воистину воскрес".
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Old 01-18-2013, 02:25 PM
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His Majesty King Petar II is to be returned to Serbia and laid to rest in the royal monastery at Oplenac! This is not only great news for the family but the people of Serbia!!!
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I agree, it's truly fantastic news! I was hoping the late King's reburial will take place this year; hopefully, we shall know the date soon.


King Peter II of Yugoslavia To Be Reburied In Serbia
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The press release issued by the official website of the Serbian Royal Family today states the last King of Yugoslavia is to be re-buried in the Royal Family Mausoleum in Oplenac. Before the reburial, the late King will lay in the Royal Chapel of the Royal Palace in Belgrade.
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Peter II was the eldest son of Alexander I and Queen Maria of Yugoslavia. He had two younger brothers – Prince Andrej and Prince Tomislav. Peter ascended to the Throne in 1934, upon the assassination of his father, aged just 11. Until he came of age, regency was established with Prince Paul of Yugoslavia acting as the country’s Regent. At the start of World War II commenced, the young King was strongly against the Nazi Germany. However, Prince Paul felt the only way to save Yugoslavia from horrors of the war was to join the Tripartite Pact, which the country did on 25 March 1941. Two days later, on 27 March, the 17-yeaar-old King was proclaimed of age and led the British-supported coup d’état against the Pact.
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I agree, it's truly fantastic news! I was hoping the late King's reburial will take place this year; hopefully, we shall know the date soon.

King Peter II of Yugoslavia To Be Reburied In Serbia

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Where is Maria buried? Will they be bringing her home as well?
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I think Queen Marie is still buried at Frogmore.
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Where is Maria buried? Will they be bringing her home as well?
Queen Marie is buried at the Royal Burial Ground at Frogmore, Windsor; I know of no plans at the moment to transfer her to Serbia.
Queen Alexandra is buried in Greece, at the former private Greek royal residence at Tatoi; they are no plans (at the moment) to transfer her remains either.
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I agree, it's truly fantastic news! I was hoping the late King's reburial will take place this year; hopefully, we shall know the date soon.


King Peter II of Yugoslavia To Be Reburied In Serbia

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Yes it is very interesting news,I'm hoping we hear more news soon on a date for the reburial!
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Old 01-19-2013, 06:56 PM
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The remains of King Peter II will be brought from Illinois to Serbia next Tuesday 22 January. The reburial of the King will take place later.

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Princess Helene attended the Lady R by Rowena Forrest: Show and Dinner - Spring/Summer 2013 Haute-Couture show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 23, 2013.



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Crown Prince Alexander II. about his father:

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Prince Dimitri attended the Carolina Herrera Fall 2013 fashion show held at Lincoln Center, The Theatre, NYC on February 11, 2013.




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The website of the SRF has a new look. I like it.

Home Page - The Royal Family of Serbia
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The website of the SRF has a new look. I like it.

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I like the new site as well! I just wish there was a mobile version so that I could view it on my phone. Viewing the website from my iPhone is not ideal as it does not work well.
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