Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander II and Crown Princess Katherine attended a Lifeline New York Cocktail Party humanitarian event in aid of school supplies and winter clothes for orphanages in Serbia at the Fridman Gallery in New York City last night. The event was organised by Lifeline New York Humanitarian Organization and  HRH Crown Princess Katherine is the patron.

The event gathered many Serbs living in New York as well as many other people of good will who supported the event. Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander II and Crown Princess Katherine presented numerous guests with the situation that children in orphanages in Serbia are facing, and warmly thanked them for their understanding and support.

Paintings of famous Serbian artists from four generations were at display in the Fridman Gallery: Ljubomir Ljuba Ivanovic, member of the Serbian Royal Academy of Arts, his student Ljubica Cuca Sokic, member of the Serbian Academy of science and arts (SANU), Dusko Stojanovic, contemporary artist from Novi Sad and Sandra Vucicevic, who lives and works in the United States.

Beside the Royal Couple the event was attended by Mrs Betty Roumeliotis, sister of HRH Crown Princess Katherine with her son Mr Gregory Roumeliotis, Mrs Mirjana Zivkovic, Serbian Consul General in New York, Mr and Mrs Branko Terzic, member of the Privy Council, Mr David Hryck, President of Lifeline New York, Mrs Natasa Jeremic, wife of Mr Vuk Jeremic the former President of the United Nations General Assembly and former Minister of Foreign Affairs in the Government of Serbia, Mrs Sena Jeremic, the mother of Mr Vuk Jeremic  Miss Ana Zivkovic who was helped with her treatment in Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital in New York by the personal intervention of HRH Crown Princess Katherine, and many other distinguished guests.

The event was generously supported by the most famous Serbian restaurant in New York “Kafana”, the Balkan Wine Project and the Fridman Gallery.