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Spanish King and Queen Attend Pascua Militar

  January 6, 2016 at 5:10 pm by

The King and Queen of Spain today presided over the annual Pascua Militar parade in the Armoury Square of the Royal Palace of Madrid. Dressed in the Captain General uniform of the Spanish Military, Felipe VI reviewed the formation of the Royal Guard and took a 21-gun salute, with his wife – who wore a black dress with a lace overlay and a white jacket – by his side. It … Continue reading

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King of Spain Delivers Fine Arts ‘Golden Medal of Merit’

  December 2, 2015 at 3:35 pm by

In a ceremony at the Bellas Artes Museum in Seville, King Felipe and Queen Letizia today delivered the golden medals of merit for fine arts. The King said the awards illustrated the “wealth of [Spanish] culture and the depth of the bonds that our society has with art, heritage and protection and promotion.” View image | gettyimages.com He and Queen Letizia presented medals to 22 people and three organisations for … Continue reading

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Queen Sofia Visits Food Bank of Madrid

  November 25, 2015 at 4:43 pm by

As part of the Queen Sofia Foundation, Spain’s former Queen paid a visit to the Food Bank of Madrid today where she saw the work the organisation does and what their plans are for the ‘Great Collection of Food’ that will take place this weekend. Queen Sofia was also shown around the new facilities that have been built through projects financed by her Foundation: expanded offices, improved refrigeration of the warehouse, … Continue reading

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King and Queen of Jordan on Two-Day Visit to Spain

  November 20, 2015 at 9:30 pm by

The King and Queen of Jordan have completed a two-day visit to Spain, where they were hosted by King Felipe VI. There was three Kings and three Queens at a private dinner hosted by the Spanish King last night at El Pardo Palace, where both Queen Letizia and Queen Rania donned black cocktail dresses – though in quite different styles that reflected their individual fashion personalities. Cómo llevar el cuero … Continue reading

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Spain’s King And Queen Sign Condolence Book Of Paris Attacks

  November 14, 2015 at 12:17 pm by

Today, Spain’s King Felipe and Queen Letizia signed the book of condolence over the terrorists attacks that took place on November 13 in the French capital, Paris. The royals visited the French embassy in Madrid and were accompanied by the French ambassador to Spain during their visit. King Felipe earlier sent a message to the French President expressing his sadness and support of the Spanish government over the attacks.  

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Queen Letizia Delivers the Spanish Flag to the National Police

  November 10, 2015 at 12:31 pm by

Today, Queen Letizia of Spain delivered the Spanish flag to the National Police at National Police School headquarters in Avila. During the flag delivery event, Queen Letizia said “The delivery of the national flag symbolizes, above all, a recognition of the work, often silent, that flawless performance of your work. A recognition that His Majesty the King, who has asked me to convey his congratulations to all sincere affection and … Continue reading

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King Felipe Presents National Awards for Innovation and Design

  November 5, 2015 at 2:43 pm by

The King and Queen of Spain today attended the National Awards for Innovation and Design 2015 at the Teatro Cervantes in Malaga. King Felipe delivered a speech in which he said it was imperative to “awaken and encourage innovative vocations” in Spain in order to continue responding positively to future challenges. He and Queen Letizia then presented the five awards to individuals and organisations that have excelled in the field of design … Continue reading

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Felipe VI Attends An Event At The Diplomatic School

  November 3, 2015 at 1:00 pm by

King Felipe VI of Spain attends an event with dimplomatic corps today in Madrid. The event was the graduation of 12 new secretary of embassies who completed courses at the Diplomatic School. During his speech at the event, Kind Felipe said “Today as yesterday, in the exercise of our functions, we should know better preserve the principles and values ​​that characterize our society: the defense of freedom, democracy and human … Continue reading

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The Princess of Asturias Celebrates Tenth Birthday

  October 31, 2015 at 6:00 am by

Leonor, the Princess of Asturias today celebrates her tenth birthday. The eldest of the two daughters of the-then Prince and Princess of Asturias, Leonor was born an Infanta of Spain at the Ruber International Clinic in Madrid. She was baptised in January 2006 at Zarzuela Palace, with her paternal grandparents, King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia, acting as her godparents. View image | gettyimages.com Princess Leonor during the summer holidays … Continue reading

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Princess Leonor Awarded Order of the Golden Fleece

  October 30, 2015 at 3:30 pm by

The Princess of Asturias, who celebrates her tenth birthday tomorrow, has been awarded the Order of the Golden Fleece by her father, King Felipe VI; the first awarding of this Order of his reign. The honour was approved by the Council of Ministers today. The Order of the Golden Fleece was found in 1430 by Philip III, Duke of Burgundy to mark his marriage to Isabella of Portugal. In previous … Continue reading

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Felipe and Letizia Visit Colombres As Part of the Princess of Asturias Award 2015 – Day 3

  October 24, 2015 at 10:00 pm by

Spain’s King Felipe and Queen Letizia visited the town Colombres as part of the 2015 Princess of Asturias Awards. The town won this years award of Exemplary Town of Asturias. View image | gettyimages.com King Felipe started his visit by giving a speech, he said “Colombres offers the world a lesson in beauty, solidarity and shared work. Your history can not be understood without the solidarity character you have. We … Continue reading

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Felipe and Letizia Attend The Princess of Asturias Award 2015 – Day 2

  October 23, 2015 at 3:30 pm by

King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia attended a meeting with the juries and the members of the Princess of Asturias Awards, Foundation Boards of Trustees and the winners of the 2014 Thesis, University of Oviedo awards. The royal couple also met with the winners of the Medal of Asturias 2015, they congratulated them on their win. View image | gettyimages.com In the evening, Kind Felipe, Queen Letizia and Queen Sofia … Continue reading

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Felipe and Letizia Attend Start of the 2015 Princess of Asturias Awards

  October 22, 2015 at 8:30 pm by

Dressed head to toe in black, Spain’s Queen Letizia attended the tribute to US filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola at the Jovellanos Theatre in Dijon, Spain today. US filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola has been awarded the 2015 Princess of Asturias Award for Arts. The event is held during the Princess of Asturias Award week. After the tribute, Queen Letizia joined King Felipe at the 24th Princess of Asturias Awards Concert which … Continue reading

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Queen Letizia Attends World Food Day In Milan

  October 16, 2015 at 12:09 pm by

Queen Letizia of Spain attended World Food Day which marks the 70th anniversary of the foundation. The event took place at the the Milan Expo 2015 in Milan, Italy. Queen Letizia is the FAO’s special ambassador for nutrition. She was joined by leading figures who help to fight hunger. Dressed in a red peplum dress and hair pulled up, Queen Letizia listened to a few speeches and posed for a … Continue reading

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Queen Letizia Opens 10th International Seminar of Language and Journalism

  October 13, 2015 at 12:05 pm by

Queen Letizia of Spain inaugurated the 10th International Seminar of Language and Journalism ‘Manuales de Estilo en la Era de la Marca Personal’ at the Monastery of Yuso in San Millan de la Cogolla, Spain. During the event, Queen Letizia gave a speech, listened to a few presentations, took a few group pictures and greeted some children who lined up to see her. View image | gettyimages.com Queen Letizia arriving for … Continue reading

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Spain Celebrates National Day

  October 12, 2015 at 7:24 pm by

The King of Spain led the country in National Day celebrations today at the official ceremony at the Plaza de Cánovas del Castillo in Madrid. King Felipe, Queen Letizia, the Princess of Asturias and Infanta Sofía were all present for the homage to the Spanish flag, the first event of National Day, alongside Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and other officials linked to Madrid and the military. View image | gettyimages.com The … Continue reading

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Letizia Wears A Figure Hugging Dress During A School Visit

  October 1, 2015 at 2:11 pm by

Queen Letizia of Spain looked elegant in a dark red figure hugging dress during her visit to the Javier Garcia Tellez secondary school for the opening of their vocational training course in Caceres. Upon arrival, Queen Letizia took the time to greet people who lined up to see her and took a few pictures with them. She then took a tour of the course and met with the teachers and … Continue reading

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Queen Letizia and Queen Sofia Attend Joint Meeting

  September 29, 2015 at 2:26 pm by

Queen Letizia and her mother-in-law, Queen Sofia, attended a joint with the Foundation Against Drug Addiction at the Zarzuela Palace in Madrid. The two Queens sat next to each other during the meeting. View image | gettyimages.com They met with the communication media of FAD, a drug awareness organisation of which Sofia is honorary president. Queen Letizia and Queen Sofia also posed with their guests.

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Queen Sofia Attends the 25th Anniversary of ‘Perro Guia ONCE’s Foundation’

  September 24, 2015 at 4:53 pm by

Queen Sofia of Spain attended the 25th anniversary of the ‘Perro Guia ONCE’s Foundation’ in Madrid. The foundation is located around 20km from Madrid and is a center that trains guide dogs. During the event, Queen Sofia was seen carrying the puppies and watched a brief demonstration. View image | gettyimages.com Queen Sofia holding a guide dog puppy

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Felipe and Letizia’s First Day in the United States

  September 15, 2015 at 7:54 pm by

The King and Queen of Spain have begun their official visit to the United States, spending their first day in Virginia and Washington, D.C. They first toured Mount Vernon, the plantation estate owned by America’s first President, George Washington, located in Fairfax County, Virginia. The couple laid a wreath at the tomb of Washington while there, and then were shown the Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George … Continue reading

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