Spain

Feliz Cumpleaños! King Felipe turns 50

Just as the month was beginning, King Juan Carlos of Spain celebrated his 80th birthday, and now, as the month is coming to a close, his only son,King Felipe, is also celebrating a milestone birthday. The King of Spain turns 50 today. In celebration of his turning 50, Casa de la Moneda is issuing a commemorative 30 euro coin that will have his face on one side with his coat of arms on…
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A look at Spain’s royal Olympians

As we are in the middle of the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, we are taking a look at the royal Olympians from Spain – a country that has had no shortage of athletes with royal blood competing in the Olympic Games. Both former King Juan Carlos and…
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Queen Letizia attends meeting of Fundéu BBVA advisory board

On Wednesday, Queen Letizia attended the meeting of Fundéu BBVA advisory board at the organization’s headquarters in Madrid. Upon her arrival, Queen Letizia was welcomed by the President of the Royal Spanish Academy and President of the Board, Dario Villanueva. © Casa de S.M el Rey The Fundéu BBVA is endorsed by the Royal Spanish Academy and was created in 2005 by the EFE Agency and the…
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King Juan Carlos celebrates 80th birthday

King Juan Carlos I, the father of Spain’s reigning King, Felipe VI, celebrates his 80th birthday today. How the former monarch is celebrating his special day has been kept private, but it has been reported that he will celebrate with his wife, children, grandchildren…
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Queen Letizia attends working meeting of Spanish Association Against Cancer

In the last official engagement before celebrating Christmas, Queen Letizia of Spain attended a working meeting of the Spanish Association Against Cancer (in SpanishAsociación Española Contra el Cáncer or AECC), of which she is the Honorary President. Her Majesty, who attends numerous meetings with the organisation per year, took part in and chaired the meeting at the headquarters of the…
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Spanish royal Christmas cards for 2017 revealed

The Spanish Royal Family has revealed their 2017 Christmas cards. On Twitter yesterday, Casa Real posted an image of Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia and Their Royal Highnesses Princess Leonor and Infanta Sofía with the message of Christmas greetings. The…