Infanta Cristina Reappears

Infanta Cristina, King Felipe’s sister, reappeared during a public event last week, just weeks after a Palma de Mallorca court cleared her of corruption charges.

The scandal was related to her husband, Iñaki Urdangarin’s, business dealings. The court convicted him.

Doña Cristina visited the Royal Palace for the first time in years for the funeral of Infanta Alicia of Bourbon-Parma and Habsburg-Lorraine.

Queen Sofia, King Juan Carlos, Queen Letizia and King Felipe at the Madrid Royal Palace chapel. © Casa de S.M. el Rey

Spanish media outlets posted video of the event, with King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia greeting Infanta Cristina on their way in.

Agenda remains packed

Also this month, King Felipe presided over a meeting of the Scientific Council of the Royal Institute of International and Strategic Affairs.

The King arriving at the meeting at the Royal Palace of La Granja near Segovia.

King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia were in Oslo on the 10th for King Harald and Queen Sonja’s birthday. Queen Sofia’s family once eyed Harald as a potential suitor.


On the 11th, Queen Letizia spoke at en event in Seville to mark the Red Cross and Red Crescent.

© Casa de S.M. el Rey

On the 8th, King Juan Carlos gave his sister, Infanta Margarita, a medal for her with with the Royal Academy of Medicine.

Reyes, Juan, Carlos, Sofía, Infanta, Margarita_20170508_04

Also on the 8th, King Felipe and Queen Letizia welcomed the president of Costa Rica and his wife.


King Felipe is set to travel to Jordan later this month for an economic and political meeting on the Middle East and North Africa.Cristina


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