On Friday, May 27, 2022, Her Majesty Queen Letizia of Spain officially opened the 81st edition of the Feria del Libro de Madrid (Madrid Book Fair) held at the Parque del Retiro. The theme of this year’s fair, Hojea el Mundo.
During today’s event, Her Majesty met with various publishers and booksellers including the owners of the Reno Bookstore, the Galaxia Gutenberg Publishing House, and the Miraguano Bookstore.
Her Majesty also toured the printing workshop in the Children’s Pavilion and visited the Europe Pavilion which is “…participating in the Madrid Book Fair for the first time…” according to a press release.
The Madrid Book Fair is open to the public until June 12, 2022.
On the morning of Thursday, May 26, 2022, the Danish royal court released a new photo of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark on the occasion of his 54th birthday. The image was taken by Mr. Claus Peuckert.
The heir to the Danish throne was born at the Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen at 11:53 P.M.
On Wednesday, May 25, 2022, Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands attended the 150th anniversary of the Royal Society for Horticulture and Botany held at the Den Alerdinck estate in Laag Zuthem.
The celebrations took place in connection with the Gardenista 2022 garden festival.
On Wednesday, May 25, 2022, His Majesty King Abdullah II and Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan attended an official ceremony marking Jordan’s 76th Independence Day held at Al Husseiniya Palace in Amman.
The ceremony was also attended by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, Her Royal Highness Princess Iman bint Abdullah II, His Royal Highness Prince Hasham bin Abdullah II, Her Royal Highness Princess Muna Al-Hussein as well as a number of Royal family members, senior officials and officers, and members of the diplomatic corps.
According to the Hashemite Royal Court during yesterday’s celebrations, His Majesty King Abdullah II bestowed “…royal medals on a number of distinguished Jordanian institutions and individuals, in appreciation of their services for the country and its people.”
On Thursday, May 26, 2022, His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain, accompanied by various Spanish government officials, participated in a meeting with the Spain-United States Chamber of Commerce in New York City.
The purpose of the meeting is to promote economic relations between the two countries. Entrepreneurs from the financial, energy, fashion, infrastructure and food sectors, among others, participated in this meeting.
Established in New York City in 1959, the Spain-United States Chamber of Commerce is an American and private non-profit institution that promotes bilateral trade and investment. It represents the interests of companies that have established, or are interested in establishing commercial and business relations between Spain and the US It is also an Official Chamber of Spain recognized by the Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness.
Upon his arrival, His Majesty was received by the Consul General of Spain in New York, Ms. Caridad Batalla, and the President of the Spain-United States Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Marco Antonio Achón.
After the meeting, His Majesty visited the headquarters of the United Nations Organization where he had a luncheon meeting with the Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr. Antonio Guterres.