||05-05-2005 06:37 PM
The Princes of Asturias will make an official visit to the Balears, from May 9th to 13th. This is their first official visit together to an Independent Community, and it will count on an intensive program of five days, during which they will cross all the archipelago. According to the Balearic Govern, the program includes institutional meetings with military, judicial and religious authorities, civil representatives, as well as with agents from culture, sport or environment, among other areas.
The official visit will begin on Monday 9th, at 10:00 a.m., when Don Felipe and Doņa Letizia shall arrive at the Consolat de la Mar, the headquarters of the Balearic Govern, where an official reception will be hosted. Afterwards, they will go to the City Hall of Palm. That same day, the heir to the throne will have an extraordinary meeting with the Counsel of the Independent Community, before attending, along with his wife, a lunch offered by the Balearic Executive in a Palmesean hotel, for what are invited institutional representatives and civil society. In the evening, they will visit the Hall of Mallorca and the HostelrySchool, where they will have dinner with some of the tourism businessmen of the Island.
On Tuesday 10th, after visiting the Balearic Parliament, they will travel to the Mallorcan locality of Inca, where they will meet businessmen and trade unions, and afterwards they will visit the Cooperative Esplet de Sa Pobla. That day, Don Felipe and Doņa Letizia will have lunch in the Formentor Hotel with enterprising young people, among them sportsmen, musicians, businessmen, artists and scientists. In the evening, they will go to the Economic and RightSchools of the BalearicUniversity, to meet the director, who will explain them the universitys situation and its projects. The dinner of Tuesday will take place at the Palace of the Almudaina of Palma, with representatives of the Balearic culture.
On Wednesday, they will have breakfast at the General Base Asensio de Palma and, after it, they will travel to Menorca, where, after an official reception at the Insular Hall, they will meet representatives of Menorcan enterprise. Besides they will have lunch with authorities, mayors and members of the industrial sector and, afterwards, they will accompany the cheese manufacture in the factory of Coinga, in Alaior. Then, they will go to Ciudadela, where they will cross the Plaza del Borne, and visit the Cathedral of Menorca. The day will end with an official reception with authorities and civil society.
Thursday 12th, the Princes will travel to Ibiza, where they will be received by the insular authorities, and then they will be go to the Hall of Pitiusas, where they will meet aerial and marine transport businessmen and have lunch with authorities, mayors and businessmen. In the evening, they will be travel by helicopter to the island of Formentera, where they will visit the City Hall and hear the explanations about the project of the new hospital. Finally, a reception offered to the civil society in a hotel of Ibiza will put a full stop in the stay of Princes in Ibiza and Formentera.
On Friday 13th, the last day of this official visit, Don Felipe and Doņa Letizia will visit the therapeutic community Ses Sitjoles, in Campos, as part of the Project Hombre, and later they will go to Valldemossa. In this Mallorcan locality, they will visit the headquarters of the Foundation for Sustainable Development, and meet the mass media directors of the Islands. After that, they will have lunch with representatives of environmental organizations.
The farewell reception at Lonja de Palma will conclude the official visit.
Uff! Im tired just of translating the program
I guess Letizia is definitely not pregnant, after all