The religious wedding of Prince Mihailo of Yugoslavia to Ljubica Ljubisavljevic took place on October 23rd at St George’s Church in Oplenac, central Serbia. The couple were married in a civil ceremony in London. Prince Mihailo is a cousin of Crown Prince Alexander of Serbia, the current pretender to the former Yugoslavian throne. The reception was held at the White Palace, residence of Crown Prince Alexander, in Belgrade.
Prince Mihailo and Ljubica Ljubisavljevic were married by Bishop Irinej, Bishop Pahomije, Father Petar Lukic, and the Dean of Saborna at St George’s Church in Oplenac in a traditional Serbian wedding ceremony. After the ceremony, the entire wedding party posed on the steps of the church. There were over 300 guests including Crown prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine.
At the reception at White Palace, Crown Prince Alexander wished the newlyweds the bride and bridegroom a long and happy life together: “It is my duty and privilege to welcome Her Royal Highness Princess Ljubica in our home, and to greet the bride’s and groom’s parents, wishing and hoping that good fortune, health, and family blessings follow the new couple and be in our homes, through them and in them”
Prince Mihailo wore morning dress with a blue tie. Princess Ljubica wore a white lace wedding gown by Serbian designer Vencanice Anabella with a white lace veil.
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