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King and Queen of Spain attend opening of 2019-2020 season of the Royal Theatre

King Felipe and Queen Letizia enjoyed the inaugural performance of the 23rd season of the Royal Theatre this week, taking in the opera “Don Carlos” by Giuseppe Verdi. According to the royal house, the King and Queen were accompanied by the president of the Congress of Deputies, Meritxell Batet; the president of the Community of Madrid, Isabel Díaz Ayuso; Acting Ministers of…
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Spain's royals host reception in the Balearic Islands

King Felipe VI of Spain has welcomed politicians, community leaders and high profile members of the local community to a special reception held on Mallorca. The Spanish monarch was joined by his wife, Queen Letizia, and his mother, Queen Sofia, for the event which marks the…
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Queen Letizia visits the National Library of Spain

Her Majesty Queen of Letizia of Spain made a visit to the National Library of Spain on Tuesday of this week. The Queen visited the library to inaugurate two of the newly renovated reading rooms, the general hall, which now goes on to be called María Moliner, and the press and magazines room named Larra. Accompanied by the Minister of Culture and Sports, José Guirao, and the director of the…
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Queen Letizia attends closing ceremony of the II Seminar on Patrimonial Education

At the end of the week, Queen Letizia of Spain presided over the closing ceremony of the II Seminar on Patrimonial Education in the School at International Research Center of the Spanish Language in San Millán de la Cogolla.  After being received upon arrival by various city and government officials, the Queen entered the Hall of the Language to watch the ceremony which began with opening…
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Royal Wedding Flowers: Queen Letizia of Spain

Soft, striking and above all, symbolic. The wedding bouquet carried by the future Queen of Spain, Letizia Ortiz, at her royal wedding on May 22nd 2004 was filled with significance. From personal touches to nods to one of the oldest ruling dynasties in Europe, Letizia filled her posy with meaning. At the heart of her cascading bouquet were the iris and the lily, closely associated with the House…
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