Busy Pre-Holiday Agenda

Members of the Spanish Royal Family have packed their agenda ahead of the upcoming holidays.

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© Casa de S.M. el Rey

King Felipe and Queen Letizia visited Valencia last week to hand out the Rey Jaime I awards, which focus on research and discovery.

The King and Queen also visited the eastern Spanish city’s main marketplace, and spoke with vendors and visitors.

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© Casa de S.M. el Rey

On Friday, Queen Sofia was at the Royal Palace in Madrid handing out awards in Ibero-American poetry.

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© Casa de S.M. el Rey

She then visited Mallorca to help mark the 700th anniversary of the death of Ramón Llull, a Catalan writer and philosopher.

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Queen Sofia at the Palma de Mallorca Cathedral. © Casa de S.M. el Rey

King Juan Carlos was also on the agenda in recent weeks. He was at Bank of Spain headquarters giving out an award on the economy named after him.

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On the agenda in the coming days are a swearing-in and an official trip to Portugal.

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