Spain

King Felipe oversees ceremony for historic military order

King Felipe of Spain has taken part in a solemn ceremony for the Royal and Military Order of Saint Ferdinando.  His Majesty arrived at the Aranjuez Royal Palace, located in Aranjuez, near Madrid, on June 8th 2021, and was received by the Chief of Defence, Lieutenant Colonel. López Calderón, the Chancellor of the Royal and Military order of Saint Hermenegildo and the President of the Assembly…
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Princess Christina receives new honour on Swedish National Day

On the occasion of Swedish National Day, June 6th 2021, Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson received The King’s Medal.  The princess was awarded the honour for her extensive work with charities that build better community ties in several areas.  Princess Christina, the fourth child of Prince Gustav Adolf and Princess Sybilla, is one of four sisters to King Carl XVI Gustaf. She holds many…
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Spain

King Felipe backs historic bid to host FIFA World Cup

King Felipe of Spain has welcomed Portugal president Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa to Madrid for an afternoon of engagements related to the candidacy of Spain and Portugal to jointly host the FIFA Football World Cup in 2030, the year the contest marks its centenary. The Portuguese President travelled to Madrid,on June 4th 2021, where he was welcomed at the bottom of the Royal Palace stairs by His…
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Spain

King Felipe opens first world congress on pilgrimage in modern times

On Thursday, King Felipe of Spain took part in the opening of the first global conference of the Xacobean Academy in Santiago de Compostela, Galicia.  The conference will span over the course of three days, in which state, regional and local experts will debate pilgrimage routes, the jacobean phenomenon and the impact of pilgrimage on community sense for citizens and on the possibilities it…
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