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lula 11-13-2005 03:58 PM

State Visit From China to Spain: November 14-15, 2005
 
http://actualidad.terra.es/nacional/...nte_592399.htm

Kings offer a dinner to Chinese president in Zarzuela

The Kings have tonight offered a supper, celebrated in their residence of the Zarzuela, to the president of China, Hu Jintao, that, accompanied by his wife, will tomorrow morning initiate a visit from State to Spain. Hu Jintao, that arrived today at Madrid, travels to Spain in an European tour that has also taken to the United Kingdom and Germany. Don Juan Carlos and Doña Sofía offered this supper, of character deprived, to Chinese Head of State and his wife before receiving to them of official form in the Palace ofEl Pardo tomorrow.
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The Queen will accompany to the wife by the Chinese president in a visit the seat by the National Ballet by Spain. The first day of official stay of Hu Jintao in our country will be closed tomorrow with a dinner-gala that to them the Kings in the Real Palace will offer.
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lula 11-13-2005 04:14 PM

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lula 11-13-2005 05:44 PM

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zarzuela 11-13-2005 06:55 PM

It's funny how the Queen's hair looks so different in the above picture with the tapestry in the background

Alexandria 11-13-2005 08:47 PM

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Originally Posted by lula
From terra and reuters:

That is an unusually bright and shiny outfit for the Queen! ;) I'm not used to seeing her in such a bright colour.

And her hair does look different -- fluffier or teased for a lack of a better word.

purple_platinum 11-14-2005 06:14 AM

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Madrid, 13 November 2005
King Juan Carlos & Queen Sofia of Spain received President of China, Hu Jintao and his wife in Palacio de la Zarzuela, and had a dinner.

fanletizia 11-14-2005 06:19 AM

The Kings, The Princes of Asturias and the Infantas Elena and Cristina preside the gala dinner in honour of the President of China

http://www.finanzas.com/id.8782011/noticias/noticia.htm

I do not think that the Princess will be present in the gala dinner, it mus be an error

fanletizia 11-14-2005 06:33 AM

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The Kings receive oficially to the President of China and wife

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From getty (the others)

purple_platinum 11-14-2005 06:48 AM

i don't understand... the official visit only begin today? so, the dinner hosted by king & queen yesterday is what kind of dinner? a private one?
so, there'll be a gala banquet tonight like most of other state visits?

Elsa M. 11-14-2005 06:53 AM

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Originally Posted by purple_platinum
i don't understand... the official visit only begin today? so, the dinner hosted by king & queen yesterday is what kind of dinner? a private one?
so, there'll be a gala banquet tonight like most of other state visits?

Yes, it was a private dinner the one hosted yesterday at La Zarzuela.
And today there will be a gala dinner as well.

purple_platinum 11-14-2005 06:55 AM

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Originally Posted by Elsa M.
Yes, it was a private dinner the one hosted yesterday at La Zarzuela.
And today there will be a gala dinner as well.

thanks, elsa ! :)
it would be great to see the royal family on gala event again...

lula 11-14-2005 07:04 AM

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purple_platinum 11-14-2005 07:14 AM

More from ANP of today's official arrival :

http://img379.imageshack.us/img379/6...53927rm.th.jpg http://img379.imageshack.us/img379/7...53708fi.th.jpg http://img379.imageshack.us/img379/9...53767ja.th.jpg http://img379.imageshack.us/img379/3...53806eg.th.jpg
http://img379.imageshack.us/img379/4...54004fi.th.jpg http://img379.imageshack.us/img379/1...53892hb.th.jpg http://img379.imageshack.us/img379/2...53967hh.th.jpg http://img379.imageshack.us/img379/2...54130ll.th.jpg
http://img379.imageshack.us/img379/9...54047ep.th.jpg http://img379.imageshack.us/img379/7...54162ma.th.jpg

purple_platinum 11-14-2005 07:17 AM

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http://img379.imageshack.us/img379/4...54219go.th.jpghttp://img379.imageshack.us/img379/6...54189nm.th.jpg

and 3 more of last night's private dinner (also from ANP):

lula 11-14-2005 07:33 AM

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fanletizia 11-14-2005 07:42 AM

The Queen attends the test of the National Ballet of Spain, accompanied by the Mrs. of Hu Jintao.

http://www.finanzas.com/id.8782015/noticias/noticia.htm

lula 11-14-2005 08:12 AM

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Elsa M. 11-14-2005 09:05 AM

According to the Royal House's website, today's dinner at the Royal Palace will be attended by TM King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia, Prince Felipe, Infantas Elena and Cristina, Don Jaime de Marichalar and Don Iñaki Urdangarin.

fanletizia 11-14-2005 09:08 AM

I supossed it but I had the hope to see Princess there :p

lula 11-14-2005 09:10 AM

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Originally Posted by fanletizia
I supossed it but I had the hope to see Princess there :p

I believe that all had the small one thrills, though it was a madness. It seems that we will not see Letizia even after Christmas.


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