Today, King Felipe and Queen of Spain visited Sevilla and Córdoba in Andalusia, as part of their nation-wide tour to promote “Spain for Sure” campaign. The campaign is to encourage tourists to visit Spain after COVID-19 pandemic.
The first stop of the couple was the Polígono Sur, one of the poorest areas of the country according to the INE. They met with people three Thousand Homes neighbourhood of the Southern Polygon of Seville to visit the “El Esqueleto” Civic Center and the Don Bosco centre, both located in Polígono Sur.
The Royal couple met with the members of the Social Emergency Commission and the Red Cross volunteers in the neighbourhood.
Then the couple held a meeting in the assembly hall to hear about the actions of the Polígono Sur Emergency Commission and to learn about the set up to deal with the situation caused by COVID-19. Representatives from the Asociación Amigos Association, the Alalá Foundation, and the Atenea Foundation have participated in the meeting, among other groups.
The neighbourhood has an area of 145 hectares and some 9,696 homes, including public (rental housing protected belonging to the public housing stock) and private. In the Andalusian capital, Felipe and Letizia heard about two social projects in the Tres Mil Viviendas neighbourhood. The Polígono Sur is made up of six neighbourhoods (Martínez Montañés, Murillo, Letanías, Paz y Amistad, Antonio Machado and La Oliva) with an estimated population of about 40,000 people and with significant socioeconomic diversity among some of them.
The Polígono Sur Social Emergency Commission was created at the beginning of the pandemic at the request of the commissioner to prepare and implement an Operational Plan to facilitate access to basic resources for the neediest and vulnerable families in the polygon during the lockdown and later.
Next, the couple visited the Cathedral of Seville.
The couple received a very warm welcome during the visit. Next, the couple visited the Patio de Banderas in the Real Alcázar of Seville.
The couple held a meeting with representatives of the Confederation of Entrepreneurs of Andalusia.
For the visit, Queen Letizia of Spain wore a blue tie-dye Adolfo Dominguez dress.
She wore a blue pleated dress with a chalk effect print. The dress is described as, “This print is inspired by the trace of colour chalk on old blackboards. A pleated design, this dress features a halter neckline and grosgrain ribbons to wrap around the waist and define the silhouette.”
The originally €224 has been reduced to €99.
Letizia chose her gold bamboo hoops once again.
Check out a really good replica of this outfit on Elbe Couture House here.