Crown Prince marks the eightieth anniversary of the tragic assassination of his grandfather,
HM King Alexander I
Belgrade, October 8, 2014 - On the occasion of the eightieth anniversary of the tragic assassination of HM King Alexander I, King of Yugoslavia and Louis Barthou, Minister of Foreign Affairs of France, tomorrow, Thursday, the 9th of October, 2014, a commemorative ceremony will be held in Marseilles. Beside Crown Prince Alexander II, who will lay a wreath at the monument to his grandfather King Alexander I and Louis Barthou, at the ceremony in Marseilles at 11:00, the commemoration will be attended by the French Minister Harlem Désir, as well as by the official delegation of Serbia.
On the same day, at 18:00, Crown Prince Aleksandar II will lay a wreath at the grave of his grandfather in the Royal Family mausoleum church of St. George in Oplenac, after which at the Royal Palace at 19:00 the exhibition dedicated to the eightieth anniversary of the tragic assassination of the Knights of King Unifier will be opened.
11:00 – The commemorative ceremony in Marseilles
11:35 – Laying flowers at the memorial plaque located exactly at the spot where King Alexander I and Minister Louis Barthou were assassinated
18:00 – Crown Prince lays a wreath at the tomb of King Alexander I, in a Royal Family mausoleum church of St. George in Oplenac
Media representatives are invited to the official opening of the exhibition dedicated to the 80 anniversary of the assassination of King Alexander I, which will be opened by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Alexander II at the Royal Palace at 19:00.
We are kindly asking media representatives to follow this important event.