Spain

King Felipe of Spain officially opens the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

Between the evening of Sunday June 27 and the morning of Monday June 28, King Felipe carried out two engagements in connection with the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. On Sunday evening, His Majesty took part in the inaugural dinner of the congress, during which he was reunited with the Prime Minister, the Mayor of Barcelona and representatives of the associations connected to the…
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Queen Sofia ends busy week with visit to ancient ruins

Queen Sofia received a standing ovation as she arrived for a concert at one of Spain’s most famous Roman sites. Sofia arrived to prolonged cheers at the ruins of the Roman amphitheatre in Merida where she was guest of honour for the start of the annual Festival of Classical Theatre. Her attendance at the concert, given by the Symphony Orchestra from the Queen Sofia School of Music…
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King Felipe of Spain marks accession anniversary with special ceremony

The King of Spain has celebrated the seventh anniversary of his reign by overseeing a special ceremony in the Royal Palace in Madrid, the place where the transfer of power from his father began. Felipe VI presented the Order of Civil Merit to the Palace to 24 Spanish citizens on June 18th 2021, exactly seven years after he had entered the same room as Prince of Asturias to watch King Juan…
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King Felipe given special honour as row over pardons for separatist leaders continues

King Felipe travelled to Sevilla, Andalusia, to receive the first medal of honour awarded by the Andalusian Parliament.  Accompanied by his wife, Queen Letizia, His Majesty arrived at San Telmo Palace in Sevilla, which hosts the headquarters of the autonomic government of Andalusia. Their Majesties were received by the Spanish Government’s Vice President, Carmen Calvo, and all the…
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