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Old 12-08-2006, 05:32 PM
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Prince Felipe, Current Events Part 6: December 2006 - April 2007

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The independent section of the Candidacy of Popular Unity (CUP) of Lleida (Barcelona) is preparing a protest against the visit of the Prince of Asturias, next Monday, December 11th. According to the CUP, "a descendant of Felipe V, who devastated Lleida in 1707, closing its university and imposing a regime of terror and persecucion, can never be recieved in this town".

Prince Felipe will be received in the city hall. Later, he will preside over the headquarters of the Parc Científic Tecnològic Agroalimentari de Gardeny and visit the Turó de la Seu Vella. In the evening he will visit the exhibition of the Prince of Asturias Foundation in Barcelona.
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Old 12-09-2006, 05:42 PM
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It seems that the Prince does not have lately a calm act, after the rough trip to Mexico, this ... let's hope that these days he has rested and disconnected.
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Old 12-10-2006, 02:41 PM
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H.R.H. THE PRINCE OF ASTURIAS WILL VISIT IN BARCELONA THE EXHIBITION " PRIZES PRINCE OF ASTURIAS "

H.R.H. the Prince of Asturias will visit next Monday, the 11th of December, at 19:30, the photographic exhibition " Prizes Prince of Asturias ", that nowadays shows itself in the Cultural Center Circle of the Art of Barcelona (Carrer Princesa, 52). The Foundation Prince of Asturias inaugurated last Tuesday, the 28th of November, this exhibition that crosses the history of the awards across the images caught by the graphical reporters along these years. The sample, which will be opened the public until January 28, 2007
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Old 12-10-2006, 02:42 PM
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Pity that without Letizia again.
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Old 12-10-2006, 06:20 PM
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The Prince will place the first stone of a Parc Tecnológic that already has started starting

2006-12-09
The first stones are always symbolic, but the one that tomorrow will place in Gardeny the prince Felipe it will be more, because the infrastructure that, since there have got tired of repeating the mayor Àngel Ros and the rector of the UdL Joan Vineyards, will be a " Lleida's economic locomotive ", started starting it does more than one year, which is the time that the company of computer applications Soluziona takes installed in the former barrack of artillery.
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ERC will plant to Princes de Asturias in their visit to Lleida
. ERC of Lleida seems determined to dim the visit of Princes de Asturias to the capital of the Segrià. The three republican councilmen in the Paeria - who in addition comprise of the tripartite one of lefts in the government "will plant" to Don Felipe and Doña Letizia in their visit to the Consistorio, in a decision that has stirred up the spirits in the equipment in the leridana capital. The candidate of CiU to the mayorship, Isidre Gavín, described plants of the republicans like "a fact that makes damage and that harms the image of the city". Princes Felipe and Letizia will be received in the City council of Lleida and later they will preside over the positioning of the first stone of the Parc Científic Tecnològic Agroalimentari de Gardeny, call to be, according to repeats the mayor Àngel Ros (PSC), "the economic locomotive of Lleida". Also it is predicted that next Don Felipe and Doña Letizia visit the Turó of the Seu Vella. With something more than it plants has announced that will receive to the Princes the independentista organization Candidacy d´Unitat Popular (CUP), that is preparing a mobilization in protest by the visit of the heir of the Monarchy. The independentistas of the CUP propose in their Web to receive to him "as it is deserved". "We demonstrate to him that Lleida does not have prince nor king", they say, and they add that "what the mayor Àngel Ros has described as" a reason for joy for the citizens "is not but a new act of shame".

http://www.abc.es/20061211/catalunya...612110253.html
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Prince de Asturias initiates in Lérida a visit from three days to Catalonia




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Prince de Asturias has arrived today at the city of Lérida to initiate an official visit from three days to Catalonia, that tomorrow will take to Barcelona and Vilafranca of the Penedés, and Wednesday to L'Hospitalet de Llobregat.
The mayor of Lleida, the socialist Ros Angel, gave the welcome to Don Felipe in the city council, where the Prince has predicted to meet with the municipal corporation.
The three councilmen of ERC will be present neither in the meeting of work nor in the rest of acts anticipated during the stay in the city of Don Felipe, that has traveled without its wife, Doña Letizia.
ERC comprises of the tripartite policeman, next to PSC and ICV, that govern in the City council of Lleida. After visiting the Seu Vella - old cathedral the most emblematic monument of the ilerdense capital, Prince de Asturias will place the first stone of the Agro-alimentary Technological Scientific Park of Gardeny, that the City council of Lleida and its university want to turn the economic locomotive of the city.
Don Felipe will have lunch with an ample social representation of the city, before traveling in average afternoon to Barcelona, where it will tonight inaugurate a traveling photographic exhibition on the prizes Princes of Asturias.
Tomorrow in Barcelona the Prince will visit the facilities of the Newspaper of Catalunya, will inaugurate the new facilities of the Circle of Readers and at night he will go to the locality of Vilafranca of the Penedés to have supper with vitivinícolas industralists of the region.
Wednesday, last day of the visit of the Prince, will go to the locality of L'Hospitalet, where it will visit the city council and a cultural center.
http://www.abc.es/20061211/nacional-...612111207.html
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Old 12-11-2006, 07:35 AM
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I'm a little bit surprised by the article of "abc", not becuse it's speaking about opponants to the Monarquia, it's not the first time that Felipe meet this kind of manifestation and not thelets one, but because it's speaking about the presence of the Princess of Asturias???
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Old 12-11-2006, 07:59 AM
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Adelaide, the abc copied the first news of the agency, agency that had not worried of read well the agenda or of asking to the Royal House to know if the Princess will go or not. This happens sometimes, and with so many days of rest, the descontrol of the press is habitual.

On another topic, this type of behavior is habitual between political communist, republican or independence groups ... this type of actions give them the advertising that they want and that otherwise they cannot obtain. They announce it weeks before, to create polemic and to obtain advertising.
They do it with the King, with the Prince, with other politicians, in the Parliament (the day of the Constitution many of them did not come to the receipt of the president of the Parliament.)

The certain thing is that their attitude is slightly respectful, they live in a democracy, and must accept it; they form a part of a town hall that has invited the Prince, therefore their obligation should be represent the citizens in this act, though their ideology is opposite to this presence. This is the game of the democracy. To the King or to the Prince there are visits that they can turn out to be inconvinient, there are politicians with whom possibly does not like to assemble ... but it is their obligation and they do it.
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Old 12-11-2006, 11:42 AM
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Spanish Crown Prince Felipe in Lleida

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Old 12-12-2006, 11:01 AM
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The Prince of Asturias visits in the Readers' Circle of Barcelona Barceló's exhibition.

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Visit to the newspaper "El Periodico de Catalunya"
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Old 12-12-2006, 11:45 AM
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The prince Felipe visits EL PERIÓDICO

The prince Felipe has visited the headquarters of EL PERIÓDICO DE CATALUNYA, coinciding with the publication of the number 10.000 of the diary. The inheritor has been present at the Council of Draft, in which the direction and the persons in charge of all the areas examine and debate the information that will form the edition of the following day.

After giving him the welcome, the director of the diary, Rafael Nadal, has opened the meeting that the Prince has followed with attention after saying: " Begin as if I was not ".

Felipe, who has been got in the headquarters of EL PERIÓDICO by Francisco Matosas, president of the Group Zed; Antonio Asensio Mosbah, executive vice-president, and other executives of the hólding, has listened with interest to the interventions of the persons in charge of each one of the sections and, after the meeting, has initiated a visit for the draft and other dependences of the diary.

The Prince, who has greeted one by one the members of the draft, has crossed, together with the director of the diary and for almost two hours, all the sections to know first hand the works that there develops each of them. Felipe has been interested for the professional, informative and personal details of the journalistic office.

After the tour, the Prince has offered with cava with the executives of the Group Zed and of EL PERIÓDICO, and with the draft to celebrate 10.000 numbers of the diary, which it was born on October 26, 1978.
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The Prince of Asturias travelled this night to the region of the Penedés to support their 'excellent' wines and cavas, and to repeat the ' confidence and the breath ' from the Wreath to a sector of ' exemplary path '.

Don Felipe concluded his second day of official stay in Catalonia with a dinner in Villafranca del Penedés, the capital of a region that lives of the culture of the grapevine and that for its ' vitality, capacity and development ' is a ' motive of pride ' for Spain.

They were words of the Prince in the dinner with which the Union Vinícola del Penedés celebrated today the first centenary of its creation, motive for which it delivered the Medal of Gold to don Felipe.

At the dinner, which took place in the sports municipal pavilion of the locality, there was present also the president of the Generalitat of Catalonia, Jose Montilla, who last night had dinner with the Prince in Barcelona.
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Don Felipe, the unknown prince

One, yesterday, had the opportunity to eat with Felipe de Borbón. Or, that before coming to the sea bass to the plate with vegetables, vegetables, flowers and outbreaks, one began to suspect that this man is known little and, certainly, badly, very badly, frankly badly. And that nobody gives himself alluded. When they served the coffee us the initial suspicion had turned already into full certainty.

Besides good young boy - this way there were describing the high and seemed well young men the grandmothers of the postwar period who were singing Machín's black little angels-, Felipe de Borbón has the serene attitude, which is an indispensable requirement to convince the one who him asks of that he is sure of his answers. Answers, not monosyllables, because the monosyllable is or can be a simple exit of emergency for those to whom we celebrate his silences with this rattle of which the silences, all the silences, are wise. Answering is to fit. It is to answer. Well then, this serenity in the argued answers, crafty conciliadoras, the Prince does not lose it not even when some of them bring together before him certain republican verbs.

Beside using well the serenity, this indispensable tool in whom he exercises public trades and aspires to exercise them still major, the Prince is a person of rapid response, who does not flee of the irony. So that in the short distance Felipe de Borbón also demonstrates to possess this necessary sense of the humor, which probably is an inheritance borbónica. If the question is not prepared, the rapid and intelligent response is a demonstration of which who the release has learned to think to the speed that we demand the journalists when we ask.

The worse thing that can happen to a republican is that a prince answers him to necessary questions, that is to say, questions that treat of common and urgent realities, much better than any republicans of lounge. Then, the republican, if he wants to be sincere, is not necessary that apparent conversion to the monarchy, but yes he must admit that some princes not only calm more than many republicans but, in addition, with them, if this way the sea bass allows it, it is possible to speak without previous script of almost quite: of policies, of cavas or even of Stephen Frears, who is the director of The Queen, this movie that probably is not quite it celebrated that deserves.
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Prince of Asturias visits L'Hospitalet de Llobregat

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