The Royal Forums Coat of Arms


Join The Royal Forums Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
  #1  
Old 01-16-2016, 05:00 PM
An Ard Ri's Avatar
Super Moderator
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: An Iarmhí, Ireland
Posts: 16,103
The State Opening of The Cortes

The State Opening of The Cortes 2016


Date to be confirmed.
__________________

__________________
5th of January,1589,Death of Catherine de Médicis,Queen of France.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 11-11-2016, 09:21 AM
ANNIE_S's Avatar
Super Moderator
Picture of the Week Coordinator
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: -, Spain
Posts: 3,279
Princess Leonor and Infanta Sofia are attending the Opening of the Courts!!


It's at Casa Real agenda: http://www.casareal.es/ES/Actividade...spx?data=12979

I'm so happy they're attending, but at the same time I'm worryed. With the current climate at the congress and all those leftish and republicans representatives, and I'm afraid we can expect protests outside like on Rajoy's investment Maybe they're taking them there hoping that the deputies will behave out of respect for the girls, who knows....

Well, I hope nobody complains ever again that they are hiding them
__________________

__________________
Palaces are not the ones that dignify kings; kings are the ones who honor them with their presence.
Isabel, ep. 26

Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 11-11-2016, 09:28 AM
An Ard Ri's Avatar
Super Moderator
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: An Iarmhí, Ireland
Posts: 16,103
Thanks for the updates Annie,I was beginning to think we'd never see the first State Opening of The Cortes of King Felipe VI's reign!
__________________
5th of January,1589,Death of Catherine de Médicis,Queen of France.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 11-11-2016, 09:28 AM
Duke of Marmalade's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
TRF Author
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Posts: 11,650
Quote:
Originally Posted by ANNIE_S View Post
Princess Leonor and Infanta Sofia are attending the Opening of the Courts!!


It's at Casa Real agenda: http://www.casareal.es/ES/Actividade...spx?data=12979

I'm so happy they're attending, but at the same time I'm worryed. With the current climate at the congress and all those leftish and republicans representatives, and I'm afraid we can expect protests outside like on Rajoy's investment Maybe they're taking them there hoping that the deputies will behave out of respect for the girls, who knows....

Well, I hope nobody complains ever again that they are hiding them
I usually complain but I have to say, this is absolutely an event where the girls should be in attendance, I don't find them too young and if there are protests so be it. At least for Leonor this will be the environment of her supposed position.

So far F&L have only brought the girls when they absolutely had to, when it comes to the institution, and this is one of those events.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 11-11-2016, 01:15 PM
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Torrance, United States
Posts: 3,054
Quote:
Originally Posted by ANNIE_S View Post
Princess Leonor and Infanta Sofia are attending the Opening of the Courts!!


It's at Casa Real agenda: http://www.casareal.es/ES/Actividade...spx?data=12979

I'm so happy they're attending, but at the same time I'm worryed. With the current climate at the congress and all those leftish and republicans representatives, and I'm afraid we can expect protests outside like on Rajoy's investment Maybe they're taking them there hoping that the deputies will behave out of respect for the girls, who knows....

Well, I hope nobody complains ever again that they are hiding them
I believe that their parents will prepare them for event by explaining that there could be some outbursts. That being said I hope that those inclined to having one during the ceremony will temper their response.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 11-16-2016, 08:55 AM
Duke of Marmalade's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
TRF Author
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Posts: 11,650
Tomorrow is the big day. As a start, Rajoy wants to ban memes, social network users’ way of gaining comic revenge on the politicians that rule people's lives. If this is the biggest problem in Spain, good luck!

No joke: Spanish prime minister's party suggests ban on internet memes

As an act of protest, Podemos will not attend the military parade or the King's salute during the solemn opening of the Cortes on Thursday. Asked if they will applaud Felipe VI's speech, that it will depend on what he says.

Podemos se borra del saludo al Rey y del desfile en la apertura solemne de las Cortes | España Home | EL MUNDO
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 11-16-2016, 10:37 AM
ANNIE_S's Avatar
Super Moderator
Picture of the Week Coordinator
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: -, Spain
Posts: 3,279
God forbid if there's a big State affair and they don't get full spotlight
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 11-17-2016, 06:10 AM
Yashal's Avatar
Gentry
 
Join Date: Sep 2015
Location: Catania, Italy
Posts: 85
It starts at 12 pm CET (50 minutes from now).

You can follow it live on youtube:
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 11-17-2016, 06:25 AM
Duc_et_Pair's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: City, Christmas Island
Posts: 6,043
I like that enormous canopy!
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 11-17-2016, 11:49 AM
QUEENECE29's Avatar
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Posts: 1,934
STATE OPENING CORTES | Selda Göktaş
__________________
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 11-17-2016, 12:46 PM
Dman's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Midwest, United States
Posts: 11,748
Queen Letizia of Spain with her mini-me daughters in Madrid | Daily Mail Online
__________________
"THE REAL POWER OF A MAN IS IN THE SIZE OF THE SMILE OF THE WOMAN SITTING NEXT TO HIM."

GENTLEMAN'S ESSENTIALS
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 11-17-2016, 01:48 PM
An Ard Ri's Avatar
Super Moderator
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: An Iarmhí, Ireland
Posts: 16,103
State Opening of the Cortes

PPE

PPE Agency
__________________
5th of January,1589,Death of Catherine de Médicis,Queen of France.
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 11-17-2016, 01:57 PM
Duc_et_Pair's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: City, Christmas Island
Posts: 6,043
Nice ceremonial. Luckily the banners, flags, canopies, ceremonial display etc. added a great couleur locale to the solemn event.
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 11-17-2016, 05:41 PM
An Ard Ri's Avatar
Super Moderator
Royal Blogger
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: An Iarmhí, Ireland
Posts: 16,103
It must have been a warm autumnal day in Madrid given that no one wore coats,I hope Leonor and Sofia had a memorable State Opening of the Cortes!
__________________
5th of January,1589,Death of Catherine de Médicis,Queen of France.
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 11-17-2016, 06:40 PM
Marty91charmed's Avatar
Heir Apparent
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Near Verona and Venice, Italy
Posts: 5,835
From what I've heard and read, there was no "boo", lucikily. Not any glaring protest. I'm saying this because of the girls...
__________________
"Yet, walking free upon her own estate
Still,in her solitude, she is the Queen".
Reply With Quote
  #17  
Old 11-17-2016, 09:24 PM
Blog Real's Avatar
Royal Highness
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Lisboa, Portugal
Posts: 1,557
__________________
Acclamation Manuel II of Portugal: 6 May 1908
Reply With Quote
  #18  
Old 11-17-2016, 09:24 PM
carlota's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: , United States
Posts: 7,159
Quote:
Originally Posted by ANNIE_S View Post
Princess Leonor and Infanta Sofia are attending the Opening of the Courts!!


It's at Casa Real agenda: Casa de Su Majestad el Rey de España - Actividades y Agenda - Solemne ceremonia de Apertura de la XII Legislatura

I'm so happy they're attending, but at the same time I'm worryed. With the current climate at the congress and all those leftish and republicans representatives, and I'm afraid we can expect protests outside like on Rajoy's investment Maybe they're taking them there hoping that the deputies will behave out of respect for the girls, who knows....

Well, I hope nobody complains ever again that they are hiding them
i doubt that any protests that need to take place will stop out of 'respect' to leonor and sofia's presence. unfortunately spain's problems are deeply engrained and the presence of two little girls will have zero effect in whatever needs to take place.

on another note, the press noted letizia's leg appeared to have a big bruise.

La Reina Letizia llega al Congreso con un moratón en su pierna | loc | EL MUNDO
__________________
Sign the United Nations Universal Declaration on Animal Welfare: http://www.animalsmatter.org
YOUR DAILY CLICK HELPS ANIMALS SURVIVE!
Feed an animal in need, click for free.
http://www.theanimalrescuesite.com/
Take some time to sign the petitions @: http://www.thepetitionsite.com/animal-welfare/all
Reply With Quote
  #19  
Old 11-19-2016, 12:32 PM
Duke of Marmalade's Avatar
Imperial Majesty
TRF Author
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Posts: 11,650
Several spanish media are discussing that Letizia was in bad mood/absent-minded/angry, only distracted by watching every move of her daughters, even signalling them when to clap or stop clapping.

Social networks are full of comments about the obvious, suggesting she participated in the Mannequin Challenge where people imitate mannequins and freeze in front of the camera, a new trend.

¿Por qué estaba Letizia tan seria en el Congreso? En Twitter tienen una teoría
La seriedad de Doña Letizia, protagonista de las Cortes | loc | EL MUNDO
La mala cara de Letizia en la Apertura de Legislatura y su Varela repetido
Reply With Quote
  #20  
Old 11-19-2016, 12:39 PM
Duc_et_Pair's Avatar
Majesty
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: City, Christmas Island
Posts: 6,043
That is my problem with Letizia indeed. With her eternal skin-tight dresses, her non-verbal communication (or the lack of it), her flatter-than-flat profile. Come on, show the world Letizia! You are the Queen!
__________________

Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Opening of the Parliament (Stortinget) 2004,2006 - 2011 Mandy Royal House of Norway 112 10-04-2016 08:09 AM
State Opening of Parliament 2002-2016 Josefine British Royals 596 05-26-2016 03:47 PM
Opening of Parliament 2006 GrandDuchess Royal House of Sweden 40 10-17-2006 02:46 AM
Opening of Parliament 2004 Alisa Royal House of Sweden 38 01-19-2005 06:13 PM




Popular Tags
akhenaten ascot 2016 best gown best gown september 2016 best hat best outfit best outfit june 2016 birth catherine middleton style coup d'etat crown princess mary crown princess mary fashion current events duchess of cambridge duke of cambridge dutch state visit e-mail fashion poll fashio poll greece hollywood iceland kate middleton king abdullah ii king felipe vi king philippe king willem-alexander member introduction monarchy national day new zealand norway november 2016 october 2016 opening of parliament picture of the week prince charles prince joachim current events princess marie princess marie fashion princess mary princess mary fashion queen letizia queen letizia casual outfits queen letizia daytime fashion queen letizia events queen letizia fashion queen mathilde queen mathildes outfits queen maxima queen maxima casual wear queen maxima daytime fashion queen maxima eveningwear queen maxima fashion queen maxima hats queen maxima style queen rania queen rania casual outfit queen rania daytime fashion queen rania fashion september 2016 state visit state visit to denmark succession sweden the duchess of cambridge the duchess of cambridge casual wear the duchess of cambridge daytime fashion the duchess of cambridge fashion the duchess of cambridge hats


Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:21 AM.

Social Knowledge Networks

eXTReMe Tracker
Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2017
Jelsoft Enterprises