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King Felipe and Queen Letizia visit Andalusia to promote tourism

The latest stop of King Felipe and Queen Letizia’s tour through Spain to promote tourism was Seville and Cordoba. The King and Queen of Spain visited the autonomous community of Andalusia to see how how businesses and social organisations are faring after the lockdown due to coronavirus. After travelling to the Canary Islands and the Balearic Islands, King Felipe and Queen Letizia headed…
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King and Queen of Spain attend launch of 'Spain for Sure' Campaign

King Felipe and Queen Letizia attended the launch of a new economic and marketing campaign for Spain last week, Spain for Sure, to present a strong face of the country in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Their Majesties attended the launch at the Prado Museum alongside the Minister of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation; the Minister of Industry; the Secretary of State for Global…
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King Felipe takes family to the theatre

King Felipe and Queen Letizia were accompanied by their daughters Leonor, Princess of Asturias and Infanta Sofia as they visited the newly opened theatre, Teatros del Canal, in Madrid. The King and his family wished to show their support for the cultural sector upon their…
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Who is Infanta Cristina of Spain?

Infanta Cristina Federica Victoria Antonia de la Santísima Trinidad de Borbón y de Grecia was born on 13 June 1965 to the then-Prince and Princess of Asturias (Juan Carlos and Sofía) at Sanyres Loreto in Madrid. The Infanta is the second child and younger daughter of…
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June's Jewels: Spain's Best Pearls

Asturias Fleur-de-Lys Tiara Embed from Getty Images Queen Letizia is reported to have received this tiara as a fifth anniversary present from her husband, King Felipe, but didn’t wear it in public until 2015 when she chose it for Queen Margrethe II’s 75th birthday celebrations. The main piece, a diamond fleur-de-lys, is detachable and was worn as a brooch on several occasions, though…
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Spanish frontline healthcare workers to receive Princess of Asturias Award this fall

Spanish frontline healthcare workers will receive the Princess of Asturias Award for Concord this year, Casa Real announced on Wednesday. In a statement posted to Twitter, King Felipe, Queen Letizia and Princess Leonor wrote, “All of you, who throughout these difficult and very hard months have faced the pandemic on the front line, symbolise the spirit of struggle,” in announcing the…
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