AWARDING OF MEDALS TO
Upon The Feast of Palm Sunday 2014, with the blessing of His Holiness The Archbishop of Pech, Metropolitan of Belgrade-Karlovtzi and Serbian Patriarch K.K. Irinej, in the Conference Hall of the Parish House of the Memorial Temple of Saint Sava in Belgrade, was held a nice ceremony of the investiture of The Medals of Merit of The Kingdom of Serbia Association, which operates under the patronage of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Aleksandar Karageorgevich of Serbia and Yugoslavia.
The awards were handed to the deserving by the former President and Vice-President of the Association, Mr. Bojan D. Starcevich and Mr. Jevdja A. Jevdjevich, while the host was The Very Reverend Protopresbyter-Stavrophor Radivoje Panich, Dean of The Memorial Temple of Saint Sava at Vrachar.
On behalf of those awarded, His Grace Bishop of Remesiana k.k. Andrej (Chilerdzich) , The Vicar of His Holiness The Patriarch and Dipl.ing.arch. Dragomir M. Atzovich, WE1, The Chairman of the Privy Council of His Highness The Crown Prince, have expressed thanks and addressed those assembled with well chosen and inspiring words.
This God-loving gathering was honored by the presence of a large number of well-wishers of The Crown and the idea of the restoration of Monarchy in Serbia.
On this occasion, The Gold Medals of The Kingdom of Serbia Association were presented to: His Grace Bishop of Remesiana k.k. Andrej (Chilerdzich); Dipl.ing.arch. Dragomir M. Atzovich, WE1, Member and Chairman of The Privy Council of His Highness The Crown Prince; Academician Matija Bechkovich, WE1, Member of The Advisory Council of His Highness The Crown Prince; Vladan Zhivulovich, Esq., Member of The Privy Council and Legal Advisor to His Highness The Crown Prince and Djurdje Ninkovich, Esq. , Member of the Crown Cabinet of His Highness The Crown Prince.
Among the recipients of The Silver Medal of The Kingdom of Serbia Association were also The Reverend Deacon Savo Zhdero and associates of our Center: The Reverend Deacon Hadzi Nenad M. Jovanovich, The Deputy Director of The Center, and The Chairman of our Board for Heraldic and Genealogical Studies and Heraldic Artists of our Board for Heraldic and Genealogical Studies: Mr. Srechko M. Nikitovich and Prof. Ljubodrag Lj. Grujich, The Chief Herald of the Royal House and The Chancellor of The Chancery of The Royal Orders.
After the official part of the ceremony, convenient refreshments and socializing followed, according to the Lenten time of The Holy Week.
Furthermore, the very design of the Medal and the corresponding Brevet, is the artwork of our associates of The Board for Heraldic and Genealogical Studies, as they have been created by our Mr. Srechko M. Nikitovich, in cooperation with the The Reverend Deacon Hadzi Nenad M. Jovanovich.
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