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Old 10-13-2007, 08:03 AM
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Queen Sofia's Visit to Greece; October 15-18, 2007

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Trip of Her Majesty the Queen to Athens / Greece

October 15

Assistance to the premiere of the movie Hispanic - Greek " El Greco" in the Theatre Spades of Athens

October 16

Visit to the Institute Cervantes of Athens

Hearing to Chiefs and Officials of the Spanish contigente in the Headquarters of the Body of the Army NATO of Thessalonika in the Residence of the Embassy in Athens

Inauguration of the Exhibition " El Greco and his workshop " in the Museum of Art Cicládico of Athens

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Delivery of the Golden medal of the City of Athens in the Town hall of Athens
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Old 10-13-2007, 09:13 AM
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This is kind of cool, because isn't Queen Sofia herself Greek (born Sophia of Greece and Denmark)? I wonder if she's looking forward to it, and if we'll get to hear her speak Greek.
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Old 10-13-2007, 11:03 AM
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I can bet she'll go shopping on the 17th, lots and lots and lots of stuff for her grandkids!
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Old 10-14-2007, 10:12 AM
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well, she will visit the palaces where she lived?
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Old 10-15-2007, 05:54 AM
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Reina inicia mañana una visita a Atenas dedicada, en especial, a la cultura

Queen begins a visit to Athens devoted, in particular, to culture

The Queen begins a visit to Athens marked mainly by cultural activities, but will also receive the Gold Medal of the Greek capital and receive a Spanish soldiers stationed in the NATO mission in Thessaloniki.

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Old 10-15-2007, 03:06 PM
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Assistance to the premiere of the movie Hispanic - Greek " El Greco" in the Theatre Spades of Athens

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Old 10-15-2007, 04:29 PM
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Greek director Yannis Smaragdis welcomes Queen Sophia of Spain and Greek President Karolos Papoulias for the premiere of his movie ''El Greco'' outside the Pallas theatre in central Athens

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How was Sofia received in Greece? I was wondering because she is the deposed king's sister and I have heard that he is not held in high regard in Greece.
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Old 10-16-2007, 07:26 AM
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Was this a a visit based on an invitation?
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Delivery of the Golden medal of the City of Athens in the Town hall of Athens
is this like the key of the city ?

I think its nice to see Queen Sofia back in Greece & as marezdote asked, it would be intresting to see how she was received & welcomed
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Old 10-16-2007, 07:44 AM
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no it was a spur of the moment thing, she just descided to drop by and then they just threw a programme together

I have never heard that Sofia is not popular in Greece, she is faultless, no one can say anything against her (am half Greek)


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Was this a a visit based on an invitation?
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is this like the key of the city ?

I think its nice to see Queen Sofia back in Greece & as marezdote asked, it would be intresting to see how she was received & welcomed
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Old 10-16-2007, 08:07 AM
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I am glad she can go back to Greece for a visit. She looks very happy!
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Old 10-16-2007, 09:11 AM
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Visit to the Institute Cervantes of Athens

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Hearing to Chiefs and Officials of the Spanish contigente in the Headquarters of the Body of the Army NATO of Thessalonika in the Residence of the Embassy in Athens

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Old 10-16-2007, 09:23 AM
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Visit to the Institute Cervantes of Athens

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Hearing to Chiefs and Officials of the Spanish contigente in the Headquarters of the Body of the Army NATO of Thessalonika in the Residence of the Embassy in Athens

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Lovely pictures, especially the 2nd while receiving the little girl Queen Sofia looks nice, i love the suit very elegent.

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no it was a spur of the moment thing, she just descided to drop by and then they just threw a programme together
well to just threw a programme together that fast theyve done a pretty good job because the programme is pretty intresting
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yes, the little girl is cute, I do not understand why they did not give her a little bunch of flowers to give to Sofia

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Lovely pictures, especially the 2nd while receiving the little girl Queen Sofia looks nice, i love the suit very elegent.



well to just threw a programme together that fast theyve done a pretty good job because the programme is pretty intresting
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More images of yesterday

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I'd love to hear her speaking greek!

A little question kind of out of place , what kind of passports do royals have, something like diplomatic ones?
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Thanks for the pics! ! !
The Queen looks wonderful, beautiful and very elegant in all the photos.
Nobody could believe that the years old have had
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Inauguration of the Exhibition " El Greco and his workshop " in the Museum of Art Cicládico of Athens

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A handout photo provided by the Museum of Cycladic Art shows Queen Sofia of Spain , Greek Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis and his wife Natassa standing in front of the Luis Tristan painting "El Greco and his Workshop" exhibited at the museum in Athens

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Article and pics from Hola.com
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