Their Majesties King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia of Spain Attend a Ceremony at Zarzuela Palace

On December 21, 2011, Their Majesties King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia of Spain presided over a ceremony in which  political Conservative Mariano Rajoy was sworn in as Spain’s new prime minister. Mr. Rajoy took the oath on the Bible before King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia in the Zarzuela Palace. He then went… Read More Their Majesties King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia of Spain Attend a Ceremony at Zarzuela Palace

Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain Participates in a Meeting in Madrid, Spain

On December 15, 2011, Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain presided over the meeting of the Board of the Foundation for Help Against Drug Addiction (FAD) in Madrid, Spain.  The Queen was accompanied by the president and the director general of the SDF, Jose Angel Sanchez and Ignacio Asiaín Calderon.  The Foundation for Help Against… Read More Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain Participates in a Meeting in Madrid, Spain

Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain Presides over the 50th Anniversary of the Creation of the Special Operations Command in Alicante, Spain

Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain presided over the 50th anniversary of the creation of the Special Operations Command, held at the cantonment “Alférez Rojas Navarrete” in Alicante on December 14, 2011. The Queen was accompanied by the president of the Generalitat Valenciana, Alberto Fabra Part, the chief of Army Staff, Army General Fulgencio Coll Bucher,… Read More Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain Presides over the 50th Anniversary of the Creation of the Special Operations Command in Alicante, Spain

Their Majesties King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia of Spain Attend the Inauguration of the Exhibition, ‘National Library of Spain: 300 years of Making History’

Their Majesties King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia of Spain attended the inauguration of the exhibition National Library of Spain: 300 years of Making History organized by the National Library of Spain and the Spanish Cultural Action on Tuesday December 13, 2011 in Madrid. Upon their arrival to the National Library the reigning couple… Read More Their Majesties King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofia of Spain Attend the Inauguration of the Exhibition, ‘National Library of Spain: 300 years of Making History’

H.M. Queen Sofia of Spain Attends the Opening of the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Madrid

On December 5, 2011, Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain attended the opening of the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Madrid.  Also, in attendance was First Lady of the Russian Federation, Her Excellency Svetlana Medvedeva, the Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Spain, Alexander Kuznetsov, Spain’s ambassador to the Russian Federation, Luis Felipe Fernández… Read More H.M. Queen Sofia of Spain Attends the Opening of the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Madrid

Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain Attends the 2011 Gold Medal Gala in New York City

On November 29, 2011, Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain was in New York City to attend the Queen Sofia Spanish Institute 2011 Gold Medal Gala where she presented Ferran Adria, Javier Bardem, Mario Testino, and Ken Chennault with, well, the Gold Medal.  Also, during the ceremony, Queen Sofia presented the Grand Cross of the Order… Read More Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain Attends the 2011 Gold Medal Gala in New York City

Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain Participates in the 2011 Global Microcredit Summit (VIDEO)

On Sunday November 13, 2011, Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain arrived in Valladolid to participate in the 2011 Global Microcredit Summit. The 2011 Global Microcredit Summit is an important meeting held at a time of crisis with global implications. This year numerous heads of state and government, experts and representatives of national and international… Read More Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain Participates in the 2011 Global Microcredit Summit (VIDEO)

T.R.H.s Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Asturias along with Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain Attend the 2011 Prince of Asturias Awards (VIDEOS)

This evening at the Campoamor Theatre in Oviedo, Spain, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Asturias along with Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain attended the 2011 Prince of Asturias Awards ceremony. The purpose of this important event is to honor and award those who have contributed as well as made a difference… Read More T.R.H.s Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Asturias along with Her Majesty Queen Sofia of Spain Attend the 2011 Prince of Asturias Awards (VIDEOS)

T.M.s King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia of Spain At Real Academia Espanola. Plus, Other News

Their Majesties King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia of Spain attended the opening of the Royal Academy Course at the Real Academia Espanola in Madrid on October 18, 2011.  The event was also attended by the President of the Constitutional Court, Pascual Sala, the Minister of Education, Ángel Gabilondo, the director of the Royal Spanish… Read More T.M.s King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia of Spain At Real Academia Espanola. Plus, Other News