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This was the most dull royal State Visit at the Palais de l'Élysée ever. Even a visit at Schloss Bellevue in Berlin has more splendour than this one to M Hollande. What a shame.
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Well, I read it was expected to be more on the cocktail level reception.... it is not the first time that happens...
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I didn't notice a translator being used during the conversation between the President and the King. Would anyone know which language they were conversing in at that time?
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I didn't notice a translator being used during the conversation between the President and the King. Would anyone know which language they were conversing in at that time?
The King can understand French and speaks it too, like his father.
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Thank you Duc.
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Old 06-02-2015, 05:20 PM
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Video with a recap of all the events today and some footage from the Gala Dinner (click on REPORTAGE): Accueil - Présidence de la République
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Not even the courtesy of Black Tie, at the 'Gala' dinner' for 'honoured' guests... The standards at the Elysée have fallen yet further..perhaps they served Andouillettes for dinner ?
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Old 06-02-2015, 05:29 PM
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President M Hollande did not even do any effort to take a fresh suit out of the garderobe. His pantalon was totally wrinkled and out of shape. Phew... like receiving His Majesty the King of Spain is like doing a f*rt between the soup and the potatoes.



Some guests did not even dress in dark costume but just popped by in beige or grey suits. At a royal banquet! At the Palais de l'Élysée!

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L'Elysee website has too a couple of videos from the decorations and the toast:
Chronologie - Présidence de la République
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Queen Letizia and King Felipe attend state dinner with Francois Hollande | Daily Mail Online
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Felipe is doing the speech in French, his french is very good although he stumbles a little from time to time and the words don't come as natural, he reads a lot from the paper. I think he has been nervous and out of his comfort zone but still well done!
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