Spanish Royal Family Paid Tribute to the Victims of COVID-19


King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain with Princess Leonor and Infanta Sofia at the COVID19 victim Ceremony
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King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain were joined by their daughters Princess of Asturias, Leonor, and Infanta Sofia to preside over the act of tribute to the victims of Covid-19 and recognition of social contribution during the pandemic. The event was held in the Armory Square of the Royal Palace in Madrid.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain presided over the tribute ceremony for the victims of COVID19
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The Royal Family was received by the Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez and the President of the Board of Directors of National Heritage in the courtyard of the Palace.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia with Princess Leonor and Infanta Sofia at COVID19 tribute
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Ahead of the ceremony, The Royal Family greeted the State authorities; the European Parliament; the European Council; the European Commission; NATO; Representative of the World Health Organization and the World Tourism Organization; as well as members of the Spanish autonomous communities.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain presided over the Solemn act of tribute to the victims of Covid-19 and recognition of society
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The gathering was organized in the form of a circle in the middle of Armory Square and the event began with the National Anthem.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain paid tribute to the victims of COVID19
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A view of the courtyard at the Armory Plaza during the event.

King Felipe and Princess Leonor paid tribute to the victims of COVID19
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Journalist Ana Blanco was the host of the event who lit the cauldron.

King Felipe and Princess Leonor of Spain paid tribute to the victims of COVId19
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King Felipe and Princess of Asturias, accompanied by the representatives of victims and health workers, laid a single white rose in front of the cauldron remembering those who lost their lives due to the Coronavirus.

Spanish Royal family paid tribute to the victims of COVId19
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During this, Samuel Barber’s requiem and Johannes Brahms’ “Song of the Spirit” were performed by the Radio Televisión Española orchestra.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain with Leonor and Sofia at the Solemn act of tribute to the victims of Covid-19 and recognition of society
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Addressing the gathering, King Felipe said, “Without a doubt, we have contracted a moral obligation and a civic duty: The moral obligation to always recognize, respect and remember the dignity of the deceased and especially the spirit of that admirable generation of Spaniards, and the civic duty to preserve and promote the best values ​​that underlie our coexistence“.

Spanish Royals at the Solemn act of tribute to the victims of Covid-19 and recognition of society
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The solemn act ended with the interpretation of the poem “Silencio”, by Octavio Paz, followed by a minute of silence.

Complete video of the event.

Queen Letizia of Spain wore navy blue Carolina Herrera Dress at the event paying tribute to the COVID19 victims
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For the event, Queen Letizia brought back her navy blue Carolina Herrera sheath dress that we first saw in February this year in the new Official family portraits.

Queen Letizia's official portrait released by the palace
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The dress looks like a navy version of the another red Carolina Herrera dress that Queen Letizia owns. The dress features a structured mid-length silhouette with full sleeves and self-belted waistline.

Queen Letizia of Spain in navy Blue Carolina Herrera dress with Nina ricci pumps and Magrit clutch for COVID19 victims tribute
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A beautiful and elegant choice for the day.

Nina Ricci pointed toe suede pumps
Nina Ricci pointed toe suede pumps

Today Letizia paired the dress with her navy Nina Ricci suede pumps.

Queen Letizia carried her Magrit Liz Navy Clutch Bag
Magrit Liz Navy Clutch Bag

Queen was carrying her €140 Magrit Liz Navy Clutch Bag.

Queen Letizia diamond bezel studs
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She finished the look with her bezel stud diamond earrings that she uses to suspend her Australian Pearl drops

Queen Letizia wore Karen Hallam Signature Ring
Karen Hallam Signature Ring

and her Karen Hallam Signature ring.

Princess Leonor of Spain wore Claudie Pierlot Sleeveless Chain Print Knit Dress
Claudie Pierlot Sleeveless Chain Print Knit Dress
Princess Leonor wore Pretty Ballerina flats
Pretty Ballerina flats

Princess of Asturias, Leonor, wore €225 Claudie Pierlot Sleeveless Chain Print Knit Dress and black Pretty Ballerina flats.

Infanta Sofia wore Comptoir Des Cotonniers Linen Dress
Comptoir Des Cotonniers Linen Dress
Infanta Sofia of Spain wore Massimo Dutti Sling Back flats with buckles
Massimo Dutti Sling Back flats with buckles

Infanta Sofia wore €145 Comptoir Des Cotonniers Linen Dress and Massimo Dutti Sling Back flats with buckles.


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