On the occasion of Ascension of Our Lord Day – Spasovdan, the City of Belgrade’s Slava, Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine attended a Liturgy at the Church of the Ascension and took part in the traditional Spasovdan Procession through the streets of Belgrade.
The Divine Liturgy at the Church of Ascension was officiated by His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia, and the procession through Belgrade started at the Church of Ascension in Admirala Geprata Street, then went to Kneza Milosa Street, Kralja Milana Street, followed by the first prayer for the wellbeing of the citizens of Belgrade near the Terazije Fountain. The procession then continued to Knez Mihailova Street and King Peter’s Street, to the Cathedral Church of St. Michael the Archangel, where the second prayer for peace and progress was said. After that, the procession went to Kneza Sime Markovica Street, and ended in front of the Church of Ascension where a church service was held in memory of all fallen heroes of Belgrade.