Spain

Queen Sofia presides over Alzheimer's conference in Asturias

Queen Sofía of Spain was back in Asturias to preside over the official inauguration of a conference on Alzheimer’s and the integration of sufferers in daily life. On 9th November, Her Majesty arrived in the town of Gijón and, in front of the Convention Centre, she was welcomed by local authorities, including the President of the Principality of Asturias and the mayor of the city…
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European Royals

Spanish State Visit to Denmark draws unexpected attention but royals keep focus on co-operation

The most intense day of any State Visit is always the second one, because all the formalities are left behind on day one, and the real cooperation work begins. However, the Spanish State Visit to Denmark saw a further focus as day two went on and for unseen reasons. Day two of the Spanish State Visit to Denmark had begun bright and early for King Felipe and Crown Prince Frederik, who arrived…
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European Royals

Pomp, ceremony and a surprise reunion as the Spanish State Visit to Denmark begins

After much anticipation, King Felipe and Queen Letizia have arrived in Copenhagen to begin their three-day State Visit to Denmark.  Upon their arrival in the Danish capital, the King and Queen of Spain were welcomed by Queen Margrethe, Crown Prince Frederik, Crown Princess Mary and Princess Benedikte, all of whom were waiting on the tarmac when the State plane touched down.  After…
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Spain

Princess Leonor's 18th birthday is still being discussed - but why?

Princess Leonor is now officially an adult, and, following the pomp and pageantry of her swearing ceremony, family and friends flocked to El Pardo Palace to celebrate her big milestone.  And so, on the evening of 31 October 2023, she was joined by King Juan Carlos, who flew specifically for the occasion from Abu Dhabi, Infantas Elena and Cristina, Queen Sofía (who was notably absent from the…
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