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Old 05-19-2019, 09:25 PM
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King Juan Carlos,Infanta Elena and Doña Victoria Federica are fast becoming a regular trio at these events.
They are! It’s been nice seeing Juan Carlos with his daughters’ children these past several weeks. Going by photos I’ve seen over the years, Victoria has always thought the world of her grandfather, and it seems her brother and the Urdangarin children have a similar sort of relationship with him.
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Old 05-20-2019, 04:41 PM
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They are! It’s been nice seeing Juan Carlos with his daughters’ children these past several weeks. Going by photos I’ve seen over the years, Victoria has always thought the world of her grandfather, and it seems her brother and the Urdangarin children have a similar sort of relationship with him.
I agree. It's nice to see the three together. I wish Leonor and Sofia had a similar relationship with Juan Carlos - it seems he doesn't seem to pay much attention to Felipe's family as he does his other descendants.
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Old 05-22-2019, 03:43 PM
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King Juan Carlos and Infanta Elena attended the San Isidro Fair 2019 in Madrid today, May 22:


** Pic 1 ** Pic 2 ** belga gallery ** imago gallery **
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Old 05-31-2019, 12:10 AM
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Once more King Juan Carlos and Infanta Elena attended the San Isidro Fair 2019 in Madrid yesterday, May 30:


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** semana: Don Juan Carlos y la infanta Elena, juntos en Las Ventas **
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Old 06-02-2019, 02:14 PM
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Bullfight in Aranjuez

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Old 06-02-2019, 03:22 PM
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King Juan Carlos, Infanta Elena, Felipe, Infanta Pilar, Simoneta an Fernando Gómez-Acebo attended a bullfight in Aranjuez today, June 2:



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Old 06-02-2019, 03:37 PM
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And the portrait of the Kings mother looking down on them!

It was also really nice to see Doña Simoneta Gómez-Acebo and her brother Don Fernando present.
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Old 06-05-2019, 04:28 PM
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King Juan Carlos and Infanta Elena attended the 24th bullfight of the San Isidro Fair in Madrid today, June 5. Victoria Federica also attended with her friends:



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Old 06-09-2019, 10:00 AM
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King Juan Carlos with Infanta Elena in Roland Garros today to support (Go Rafa!!)Rafael Nadal to win his 12th title against Dominic Thiem.

https://api.profimedia.com/data/larg...0445267333.jpg
https://media.gettyimages.com/photos...37?s=2048x2048
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Old 06-10-2019, 05:52 AM
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King Juan Carlos with Infanta Elena in Roland Garros today to support (Go Rafa!!)Rafael Nadal to win his 12th title against Dominic Thiem.

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https://www.hola.com/realeza/casa_es...-garros-paris/

So this is a private event now? Too bad because an event like this deserves the official support of the SRF.
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Old 06-10-2019, 08:24 AM
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So this is a private event now? Too bad because an event like this deserves the official support of the SRF.

Where they not coniodered private before too? As they where not on the official agenda.
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Old 06-10-2019, 10:25 AM
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Where they not coniodered private before too? As they where not on the official agenda.

yes it was official before
Inicio - Actividades y Agenda - Final individual masculina del Trofeo Roland-Garros de Tenis
http://www.casareal.es/ES/Actividade...spx?data=11495


All sports events, whenever Spanish sport is supported by casareal it's official, see football games etc.

But now that JC is considered a privatier it's not listed any longer.
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Old 06-11-2019, 06:00 AM
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Queen Letizia presented the UNICEF Spanish Committee Awards in Madrid today, June 11. Infanta Margarita as Honorary President of the Delegation of Madrid for UNICEF and her husband were present as well:



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** casareal: Entrega de los “Premios UNICEF Comité Español 2019” **


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I really do not understand what happens with Victoria.

She is one year behind in her studies, all the young people of her school year are studying like crazy these days because they have final exams, if they do not pass the baccalaureate and after the specific exams, they will not be able to access the University. She will go to a private university that her grandparents will pay, she needs to pass the baccalaureate although I do not think she will take the university entrance exams.
Do Spanish students have to take separate university entrance exams in addition to the baccalaureate ?
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Old 06-11-2019, 06:57 AM
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Do Spanish students have to take separate university entrance exams in addition to the baccalaureate ?
Yes, they have to pass a test called EBAU. The last baccalaureate course is 60% of the note, and the test 40%. Each university degree in the public university has an access note, so depending on what one wants to study, it is necessary not only to approve, but to reach a note.
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Old 06-11-2019, 02:41 PM
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Queen Letizia always seems very comfortable and at ease with the Infanta Margarita and her husband.

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Old 06-12-2019, 07:44 AM
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Queen Sofia presided over the Mapfre Foundation Awards in Madrid today, June 12. Infanta Elena as the Mapfre Foundation Director of social projects was present as well:


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I hope to see more of Infanta Elena in the coming days. Since her father already retired, it's up for the King and Queen and Queen Sofia to represent Spain. I hope Elena's kids will join the club too. It's nice seeing Felipe and Victoria with their mom recently.
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Old 06-12-2019, 09:28 AM
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As I understand it, the Spanish constitution limits the number of the official representatives of the royal family to the monarch/consort and their children. (Spanish TRF members please correct me if I am mistaken.) When Juan Carlos' reign ended so did Elena's participation as an official member. Juan Carlos' sisters were no longer official representatives when, Juan Carlos' reign began though were present at some events especially family ones.
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Old 06-12-2019, 10:04 AM
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Not exactly the Constitution, but a law that determines who is part of the Royal Family and who is not.

The presence of Elena in this event is due to the fact that she works for the Mapfre Foundation. I think it's inappropriate for Sofía to promote the company where her daughter works,more when it is known that Elena got that job because of the influence of her parents, because she had never worked in that area before.
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