So it's a 2 day trip?
I wonder if there'll be any pics of little Leonor?
The journalist Mari Ángeles Alcazar commented in television, that she had asked and it seems that in this trip the girl will not accompany them. I imagine that how they go one day and they return to the following one they would consider that it was better for the girl to be in her house and not travelling several hours in plane and in a hotel. There be that wait to Thursday, but it seems that Leonor will remain in Madrid with her babysitter and I imagine that with her grandparents.
The Principes of Asturias and the president of Bulgary inaugurate the Institute Cervantes in Sofía the next Friday.
Princes of Asturias and the president of the Republic of Bulgaria, Georgi Parvanov, will inaugurate the next Friday, 10 of February, the new Institute Cervantes de Sofía. The Mexican writer Sergio Pitol, prize Cervantes 2005, will preside over the opening of the library of the center, that takes its name.
FIRST OFFICIAL TRIP
Felipe and Letizia, whom its first official trip to the foreigner makes after the birth of Infanta Leonor, will arrive at noon (the 11 in the morning in Spain) from the next Friday to the Institute Cervantes de Sofía, where they will be received by Caesar Antonio Molina, director of the institution.
After the arrival of the president of the Republic of Bulgaria, Georgi Parvanov, and her wife, the retinue will visit in the first place the exhibition Destiny: Santiago, with works of the collection of the Center Contemporary Galego de Arte. In her works of a twenty of tie Spanish and foreign artists history of this Center and the city of Santiago de Compostela are.
Between the guests they will be, among other authorities, the president of the National Assembly of Bulgaria, Georgi Pirinski, and the Bulgarian minister of Culture, Stefan Danailov. It accompanies to the Princes the Secretary of State by Cooperation the International, Leire Pajín.
Thursday, the same day of their arrival, will have supper in private with the Presidente of Bulgaria
On the following day, and before presiding over the central act of the visit next to Parvanov, the inauguration of the Cervantes Institute, Don Felipe it will be with prime minister, Sergei Stanishev.
Before leaving the Bulgarian capital to return to Spain, the Princes will approach until the monument the unknown soldier, who is in the environs of the Parliament, in the seat Alexander Nevski, in front of the erected bizantina cathedral at the end of century XIX.
The Princes initiate today in Bulgaria the first official trip together after their paternity
Their Royal Highnesses the Princes of Asturias will realize today their first official trip together after the birth of their first-born one, the Infanta Dona Leonor. Don Felipe and Dona Letizia will move this evening to the capital of Bulgaria, Sofia, where they have foreseen inaugurates tomorrow a new Institute Cervantes, who will try to answer to the strong demand of existing Spanish in this Balkan country.
Their first appointment will be, this night, a dinner deprived with the president of the Republic, Georgi Parvanov. Already tomorrow, and before presides at the inauguration of the Institute - to that also the president of Bulgaria will come-, the Inheritor of the Wreath will meet the prime minister, the Socialist Serguei Stanishev. The Bulgarian leader heads a tripartite government integrated by the Socialist party, the National Alliance Simeón II and the Movement of Laws and Freedoms of the Turkish minority, which were three forces most voted in the elections celebrated in June, 2005. Don Felipe and Dona Letizia also will do an offering before the monument to the unknown soldier.
The Princes of Asturias arrive today in Sofia, where they will have a private dinner tonight with the Bulgarian president, Georgi Parvanov, and his wife, Zorka.
The main reason for this visit is the inauguration, tomorrow, of the new headquarters of the Cervantes Institute in the Bulgarian capital, in which the Princes will be accompanied by the prime minister, Sergei Stanishev, and several members of the Government.
This trip has a noticeable cultural character and it will serve to narrow the relations between Spain and Bulgaria, since, in addition to today’s dinner, the Prince will meet tomorrown the prime minister.
Before returning to Madrid, the Princes will also visit the monument to the Unknown Soldier and do a floral offering. From there, the Princes will directly go to the international airport of Sofia, to fly back to Spain.
Princes de Asturias arrived at 15,00 local time (14,00 GMT) of today to the Bulgarian capital, Sofía, where they will inaugurate the new seat of the Cervantes Institute, whose library will take to the name of the Mexican writer Sergio Pitol. The airplane of the Spanish Air Force, in that the Princes traveled from Madrid, landed in the international airport of Sofía.
The Galician Centre of Contemporary Art (CGAC) is the organization in charge of the exhibition "Destiny: Santiago", that will be opened tomorrow in Sofia (Bulgaria), agreeing with the inauguration of the Cervantes Institute. The exhibition, which will be visited tomorrow by the Princes of Asturias and other authorities, manages to show new stories of such an old city as the Galician capital.
Sofía, 9 feb (EFE). - Princes de Asturias had supper today with the president of Bulgaria, Georgi Parvanov, in the palace of Lozenets, its first day of official visit to the Balkan country that hopes to enter in European Unio'n (UE) the 1 of January of 2007.
The Bulgarian agent chief executive and his wife, Zorka, will tomorrow accompany to Don Felipe and Doña Letizia in the inauguration by the new seat that the Cervantes Institute will open in Sofía, to spread to the languages and cultures of Spain and Ibero-America, and that are the main objective of this visit.
To last hour one has known that outside the official program, tomorrow the Princes will meet in private with ex- Bulgarian prime minister and president of the party National Alianza Simeón II, in the residence of the king of Bulgaria, the palace of Vrana, in the outskirts of the capital, where the snow has not stopped to fall afternoon in everything