Christmas Carols & Reception

Christmas Carols & Reception

Christmas Carols & Reception

The British-Serbian Chamber of Commerce (BSCC), CANSEE Canadian Serbian Business Association / CANSEE Kanadsko-srpsko poslovno udruženje, and the Dutch-Serbian Business Association held a Christmas fundraiser in support of HRH Crown Princess Katherine Foundation's on 7th of December in the White Palace. Our collective mission is to bring Christmas joy into the lives of orphans and children with disabilities.

The musical programme, first performed in 2022, is based on the vision of BSCC's Executive Director Jadranka Dervisevic Kitaric and this year was skilfully produced by ArtLink Belgrade director Jovanka Višekruna Jankovic. The Christmas songs were beautifully performed by:

·     The children's choir of RTS (Radio Television of Serbia)
·     The choir of AKUD Lola, conductor Milovan Pančić
·     Aneta Ilic, soprano
·   Sofija Petrovic, soprano
·   Milovan Pancic, conductor 
·   Snezana Despotovic, conductor 
·  Marko Kostić, tenor
·  Milutin Jocic, baritone
·  Stefan Petkovic, baritone
·  Valentina Lučković, violoncello
· Tatjana Simonović, piano
· Jovanka Višekruna Janković, piano
·   Bojan Cvetković, piano
·   Ivan Klačar, saxophone
·   Vladimir Maričić, piano

The carols were complemented by seasonal readings from the UK's ambassador to Serbia, Edward FergusonMirjana Doncic Beaton, general director of CANSEE, and Petar Orlic, deputy chairman of BSCC together with his son Viktor.

The post program reception was accompanied by a jazz performance.

Special thanks are owed to our premium sponsors Lustica BayMontenegro Properties CMS Belgrade, and Vision Intelligence.

Sponsors of the drinks during the event were The BSCC member Vinarija Aleksic, Dragić Wine, Stanišić distillery, RB Global d.o.o. , Monogram, and Agrounija.

The Christmas raffle prizes were generously donated by:

·     The Chedi Luštica Bay
·     Hotel Mona Plaza
·     Hotel Indigo Belgrade
·  Hedera Vita
·  Beauty salon Honey
·  Beauty Salon Mistic Anica
·   Drina River Glamping
·  Philips
·  Sena Sweets
·  Autosaurus
·  Vino Dragić
·  RB Global d.o.o. spirits
·  Stanisic Distillery
·  Delhaize Serbia
· Piazza dei fiori
· Clio Clio

Artist Ljiljana Burčul (Lilium Stellam Art) kindly donated a stunning silk painting called "Victory" which is available for purchase until December 25th.

We are particularly grateful to our members, G4S and Limo Service Mios who provided support services for the event.

 A video of the carol service will be available on the BSCC website on 25th December.