Royals Honor Writer, Celebrate Easter

King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia, and Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia hosted a lunch for Mexican writer Elena Poniatowska, 2013 winner of the Cervantes prize for literature in Spanish.

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The King and Queen welcoming Poniatowska. © Casa de S.M. el Rey / Borja Fotógrafos

Members of the Royal Family are also expected to attend the upcoming awards ceremony at the University of Alcalá de Henares, birthplace of Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.

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Over the weekend members of the Royal Family, also including Infanta Elena, attended Eastern Mass in Palma de Mallorca.

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Outside the Palma cathedral. © Casa de S.M. el Rey / Borja Fotógrafos

The Mallorca mass is a Spanish Royal Family tradition. Media outlets reportes that Queen Sofia spent a few days on the island around Eastern.

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