King Honors Iglesias

King Juan Carlos this week awarded Enrique V. Iglesias by inducting him into the Order of the Golden Fleece.

Iglesias, of Spanish and Uruguayan citizenship, is the Ibero-American Secretary General, and has worked for closer relationships between Iberia and Latin America.

© Casa de S.M. el Rey / Borja Fotógrafos
© Casa de S.M. el Rey / Borja Fotógrafos

Queen Sofia, Prince Felipe, Princess Letizia and Infanta Elena were also on hand at the ceremony, held at the Madrid Royal Palace’s Hall of Columns.

© Casa de S.M. el Rey / Borja Fotógrafos
© Casa de S.M. el Rey / Borja Fotógrafos

Queen Sofia also visited the Royal Palace this week to attend the Royal Guard’s Changing of the Guard ceremony.

© Casa de S.M. el Rey / Borja Fotógrafos
Her Majesty viewing the event from the Throne Room balcony. © Casa de S.M. el Rey / Borja Fotógrafos

The ceremony is a weekly event popular with tourists and other visitors.

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