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King Felipe, Queen Letizia and the Princess of Asturias at the Opening of the Cortes

  November 30, 2023 at 8:40 am by

Spain’s King Felipe VI, his wife Queen Letizia and their daughter the Princess of Asturias attended the opening of the new legislative session of the Spanish Parliament – or Cortes- yesterday. The event is traditionally held at the Palacio de las Cortes. Due to her studies at the Atlantic College in Wales the couple’s youngest daughter Princess Sofía was absent.

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The Princess of Asturias Swears Allegiance to the Spanish Constitution and Receives the Collar of the Order of Carlos III

  October 31, 2023 at 9:13 pm by

Today, Tuesday October 31, Her Royal Highness Princess Leonor, the Princess of Asturias, swore allegiance to the Spanish Constitution to mark her 18th birthday.At the ceremony, held at the Cortes Generales, the Spanish Parliament, the Princess was accompanied by her parents, Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia and her sister, the Infanta Sofia.Upon the arrival at the Spanish Parliament, the Royals were greeted by the acting President of the … Continue reading

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The Princess of Asturias Turns 18

  October 31, 2023 at 3:51 am by

Today, Tuesday October 31, Her Royal Highness Princess Leonor, the Princess of Asturias, celebrates her 18th birthday. The Princess of Asturias, born at the Ruber International Hospital in Madrid on October 31, 2005, is the first child of Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia. The Princess has a young sister: the Infanta Sofia.The Princess of Asturias is heir to the throne following the proclamation of her father as King … Continue reading

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Spanish Royals Present the Award to the Exemplary Town of Asturias 2023

  October 21, 2023 at 9:18 pm by

Today, Saturday October 21, Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia, along with the Princess of Asturias and Infanta Sofia, paid a visit to the parishes of Parroquias de Arroes, Pion and Candanal, in the municipality of Villaviciosa. The parishes won this years award of Exemplary Town of Asturias for “having managed to preserve a diversified economy based on local resources and that, at the same time, has allowed a … Continue reading

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The Princess of Asturias Award 2023

  October 20, 2023 at 9:14 pm by

Today, Friday October 20, at around noon, Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia, along with the Princess of Asturias and Infanta Sofia, attended several audiences at the Hotel de la Reconquista in Oviedo, prior to the ceremony of the Princess of Asturias Awards.The King, the Queen, the Princess and the Infanta met with the winners of the 2023 Asturias Medals, the winners of the “End of Career 2022” awards … Continue reading

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Spanish Royals Attend Princess of Asturias Awards Concert

  October 19, 2023 at 2:30 pm by

Today, Thursday October 19, Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia, accompanied by the Princess of Asturias and Infanta Sofia, attended the annual concert held at the Prince Felipe Auditorium in Oviedo on the eve of the Princess of Asturias Awards.The Principality of Asturias Symphony Orchestra and the Princess of Asturias Foundation Choir, under the direction of Martyn Brabbins, performed “Fantasía sobre un tema de Thomas Tallis y Dona nobis … Continue reading

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Princess of Asturias Takes Oath to the national flag

  October 8, 2023 at 4:16 pm by

Yesterday, Saturday October 7, Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia presided over the ceremony of the Oath of Allegiance to the Flag in the courtyard of the Zaragoza Military Academy.It was a special event for the King and the Queen because their eldest daughter, Princess Leonor, the Princess of Asturias, was among the 411 cadets who pledged allegiance to the Flag.The Princess, who will turn 18 on October 31, … Continue reading

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Princesses Leonor and Alexia Graduate from UWC Atlantic College

  May 21, 2023 at 11:21 am by

Yesterday, Saturday May 20, the Princess of Asturias, eldest daughter of Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain and Princess Alexia, the second daughter of Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, graduated from the United World College of the Atlantic (UWC Atlantic College) in Llantwit Major in Wales after they finished the exams for the International Baccalaureate.At the graduation ceremony, the traditional Leavers Celebration, … Continue reading

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Spanish Royals Present the Award to the Exemplary Town of Asturias 2022

  October 29, 2022 at 10:45 am by

Saturday October 29, Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia, along with the Princess of Asturias, paid a visit to Cadavéu (Council of Valdés). The town won this years award of Exemplary Town of Asturias for “having known how to maintain productive diversity in the rural environment, with which they have managed both to establish population and ensure generational change, and for being a lively and organized community”.Upon the arrival … Continue reading

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The Princess of Asturias Award 2022

  October 28, 2022 at 4:25 pm by

Today, Friday October 28, at around noon, Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia, along with the Princess of Asturias and Infanta Sofia, attended several audiences at the Hotel de la Reconquista in Oviedo, prior to the ceremony of the Princess of Asturias Awards.The King, the Queen, the Princess and the Infanta met with the winners of the 2022 Asturias Medals, the winners of the “End of Career 2021” awards … Continue reading

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Spanish Royals Attend Princess of Asturias Awards Concert

  October 27, 2022 at 9:20 pm by

Today, Thursday October 27, Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia, accompanied by the Princess of Asturias and Infanta Sofia, attended the annual concert held at the Prince Felipe Auditorium in Oviedo on the eve of the Princess of Asturias Awards.Performers of tonight’s event were the singer Carmen Linares and the dancer María Pagés. They took on stage their flamenco show: “Carmen y María. Dos Caminos y Una Mirada”. Tomorrow … Continue reading

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Spanish Royals Present The Princess of Girona Foundation Awards

  July 5, 2022 at 8:17 pm by

Yesterday, Monday July 4th, Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia, accompanied by Their Royal Highnesses the Princess of Asturias and Girona and the Infanta Doña Sofía, presented the 2022 Princess of Girona Foundation Awards in a ceremony held at the AGBAR Water Museum in Cornellà de Llobregat, Barcelona. This year’s laureates were: for Scientific Research, Eleonora Viezzer; for Arts and Literature, María Hervás; for Social Efforts, Claudia Tecglen; for … Continue reading

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Spanish Royals Present the Award to the Exemplary Town of Asturias 2021

  October 24, 2021 at 2:37 pm by

Saturday October 23, Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia, along with the Princess of Asturias and Infanta Sofia, paid a visit to Santa María del Puerto (Somiedo). The town won this years award of Exemplary Town of Asturias for “embodying the model of mountain town that has known how to adapt to the new times.” Upon their arrival they were received by local autorities and greeted the people who … Continue reading

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The Princess of Asturias Award 2021

  October 22, 2021 at 4:58 pm by

Today, Friday October 22, at around noon, Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia, along with the Princess of Asturias and Infanta Sofia, attended several audiences at the Hotel de la Reconquista in Oviedo, ahead of the ceremony of the Princess of Asturias Awards. The King, the Queen and the Princesses met with the winners of the 2021 Asturias Medals, the winners of the “End of Degree 2019/2020” awards from … Continue reading

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Spanish Royals Attend Princess of Asturias Awards Concert

  October 22, 2021 at 12:51 am by

Thursday October 21, Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia, accompanied by the Princess of Asturias and Infanta Sofia, attended the annual concert held at the Prince Felipe Auditorium on the eve of the Princess of Asturias Awards. At the concert, after the National Anthem, the Principality of Asturias Symphony Orchestra (OSPA) performed “Fantasia para un gentilhombre” and “Concierto de Aranjuez” under the direction of Josep Vicent. At the end … Continue reading

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Princesses Leonor and Alexia start School Year in Wales

  September 1, 2021 at 8:25 am by

Monday August 30, the Princess of Asturias, eldest daughter of the King and Queen os Spain and Princess Alexia, the second daughter of Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, has left Spain and the Netherlands to start their studies in the United Kingdom. The Princesses will complete the International Baccalaureate program at the United World College of the Atlantic (UWC Atlantic College) in Llantwit Major in … Continue reading

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Princess Leonor Invested With The Order of The Golden Fleece

  January 30, 2018 at 3:41 pm by

In a formal ceremony at the Royal Palace of Madrid on Tuesday at noon, the 12-year-old Princess of Asturias was invested with the collar of the Order of the Golden Fleece by her father, King Felipe VI, to mark his fiftieth birthday. “Today, the Princess of Asturias receives the Collar of the Golden Fleece, deeply rooted in the history of Spain and Europe. An Order that for centuries has been … Continue reading

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Family Photo Released From King Juan Carlos’s Private Birthday Luncheon

  January 6, 2018 at 7:00 am by

The Spanish Royal Court has published a family photograph taken on Friday during a private luncheon hosted at Zarzuela Palace to celebrate King Juan Carlos’s eightieth birthday. King Juan Carlos is shown with his wife, Queen Sofia, and two of his children, King Felipe VI and Infanta Elena; daughter-in-law Queen Letizia; and four of his eight grandchildren: Infantas Leonor and Sofía, and Felipe and Victoria de Marichalar y Borbón. Among the … Continue reading

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Spanish Royals Pose For The Media Ahead of Summer Vacation in Mallorca

  July 31, 2017 at 6:27 pm by

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain along with their two daughters, the Princess of Asturias and Infanta Sofia, had their annual summer photo session at Marivent Palace on the island of Palma de Mallorca on Monday. The family of four met the waiting media in the courtyard of the Palace, posing for photographs with the Palace’s sandstone walls providing a lovely backdrop. Both Leonor and Sofia wore flowy smock dresses – … Continue reading

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Spanish Royals Celebrate Easter In Palma de Mallorca

  April 16, 2017 at 7:58 am by

As they do each year, the Spanish Royal Family has marked the Easter holidays in Palma de Mallorca. King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia were joined by their daughters, the Princess of Asturias and Infanta Sofia (who is now officially taller than her elder sister), and the former Queen, Sofia, for Easter Sunday mass at the Cathedral of Santa Maria of Palma. They spent time posing for photos and passing Easter well-wishers to the … Continue reading

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