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Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine opened today the traditional Holiday Season Charity handicraft bazaar in Hotel Metropol Palace, Bulevar Kralja Aleksandra 69, Belgrade. In front of the Commissariat for Refugees and Migration of the Republic of Serbia, visitors were addressed by Ms. Danijela Popović Rocco, Assistant of the Commissioner for Refugees, and the opening ceremony of the bazaar was attended by many ambassadors and representatives of the diplomatic corps, as well as cultural and public life in Serbia.

Their Royal Highnesses express special gratitude to the Metropol Palace hotel which recognized the importance of this event and gave its premises for the Bazaar.

The Bazaar is organized by HRH Crown Princess Katherine’s Foundation with the aim to help women refugees and internally displaced persons who have been trying for years to sustain them and their families by producing these beautiful handicrafts. This year, exceptional joy was brought by young exhibitors from the Daycare for children with special needs in Sekspir Street, who also exhibited their handcrafts.

HRH Crown Princess Katherine pointed out in her speech: “At this Bazaar, you will have a chance to enjoy these beautiful handicrafts created by these creative women and children with special needs. They have supported their families through difficult times they went through. Children with special needs also present their works at this years’ Bazaar. As a part of their working therapy, they show their talent. All proceed from this Bazaar will go to this brave women and children and their families. So, please invite your friends to visit this extraordinary event”.

On behalf of the Commissariat for Refugees and Migration of the Republic of Serbia, Ms. Danijela Popović Rocco, Assistant of the Commissioner for Refugees welcomed the participants and expressed her gratitude to HRH Crown Princess Katherine and her Foundation for organizing this event, and to all those who made the effort to make it a success.

TRH Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine invite all citizens to visit the Bazaar which will be opened from today, 12th December until Sunday, 14th December, from 10 am until 7 pm in the hotel Metropol Palace and by purchasing products to help refugees, displaced and socially vulnerable people who will at this bazaar display their handiwork.

The Bazaar will be open from 10 a.m. until 7 pm until and including Sunday, December 14.