One of the most important WISHES of the home that welcomes girls with mental disabilities of the Monastery of the Serbian Orthodox Church “St. Petka”, in the village of Izvor, is undoubtedly to have its own ambulance.
One may often read in the local media that “this Ambassador” of this powerful country puts down “this other one”, “that Ambassador” of another powerful country, “pushes that other one”. For one Ambassador one may hear that he is here to get the hand of St. John the Baptist and the Icon of Lady of Philerme… that Ambassador, Alberto di Luca, a representative of the Knights of Malta, has let us follow him for a few days and find out the truth about his work. The only thing he got was children’s smiles …
Belgrade, June 22nd
For the second year in a row the festivity of St. John the Baptist, Patron Saint of the Sovereign Order of Malta, was celebrated in a context of humanitarian diplomacy and culture.
While it is clear to all that our mission is in favor of those most in need in the world, particularly in the 120 countries where we are present, sometimes it is harder to remember that our nearly 1,000 years of history also include culture. And so, for the second consecutive year, in the picturesque setting of the National Theatre of Belgrade, was performed the famous opera of Giuseppe Verdi “Rigoletto”, masterfully interpreted by the baritone Alberto Gazale and soprano Elena Mosuc.
At the National Theatre, in the presence of 550 people and the institutional, religious, diplomatic and cultural authorities, the Ambassador Alberto di Luca has addressed
We are proud to announce that the project of our Embassy “Make a WISH to the Sovereign Order of Malta” for 2016 has attracted the attention, and the willingness to support it, of the Serbian edition of the prestigious magazine Newsweek.
This month Mr. Albert Bouffier has left his position of Secretary of the Embassy at the Belgrade’s Chancellery. After two years of active and valued commitment, for which the Ambassador di Luca expressed his deepest gratitude, Bouffier has relinquished his diplomatic assignment due to increased work and family commitments. To replace him, Mr. Luca Marzocco was called that has, for some time, been collaborating on the humanitarian and social activities promoted by the Embassy to the Republic of Serbia.
SOVEREIGN ORDER OF MALTA FINAL REPORT
GENERAL FEATURES OF THE SUMMIT
The World Humanitarian Summit. The first World Humanitarian Summit launched by initiative of the United Nations Secretary General Ban-Ki-moon was held in Istanbul on 23-24 May 2016 in response to an unprecedented increase of people affected by conflicts and natural disasters.
On the occasion of the National Day of the Sovereign Order of Malta, the Embassy to the Republic of Serbia, presents an evening of humanitarian diplomacy and cultural offering access to the prestigious National Opera Theater of Belgrade to attend the Opera Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi on Wednesday June 22nd, 2016. Special guests of the evening are baritone Alberto Gazale and Soprano Elena Mosuc.
You can purchase The RIGOLETTO GOLD for €250:
Access to the theater and seating in a reserved seat in the front rows of the parterre.
The RIGOLETTO PLATINUM for €1,000:
Access to the theater, sitting in the Royal Box – alongside the highest political, religious and diplomatic authorities of the country – a light buffet after the performance and a meet and greet in the foyer with baritone Alberto Gazale and Soprano Elena Mosuc.
The full amounts, of the €250 as well as of the €1,000, will go to the support of the project “Make a WISH to the Sovereign Order of Malta” addressed to the orphans and disabled girls hosted at the Sremcica and Izvor Centers in Serbia.
To purchase tickets please write to firstname.lastname@example.org
The humanitarian mission of the Sovereign Order of Malta, in its nearly thousand years of history, has stood by culture.
It is for that purpose that, for the second year in a row, the Embassy of the Sovereign Order of Malta to the Republic of Serbia will organize its traditional annual feast – official occasion to receive the institutional, political, religious and academic authorities of the country as well as the Diplomatic Corps accredited in Belgrade – at the National Theatre of Belgrade.