King Felipe and Queen Letizia marked 7th Anniversary of Proclamation


King Felipe and Queen Letizia marked 7th Anniversary of Proclamation
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To make the 7th anniversary of their proclamation as King and Queen of Spain, Felipe VI and Letizia presided over the delivery of Order of Civil Merit along with their daughters Princess of Asturias, Leonor, and Infanta Sofia at the Royal Palace of Zarzuela in Madrid.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia presented The Order of Civil Merit
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The Order of Civil Merit was instituted by King Alfonso XIII, by Royal Decree of June 25, 1926, to reward “the civic virtues of officials at the service of the State, as well as the extraordinary services of Spanish and foreign citizens in the good of the Nation ”. The preamble to the order states that “its purpose is to reward merits of a civil nature, acquired by personnel dependent on any of the public Administrations” or “by persons outside the Administration, who render or have rendered relevant services to the State. , with extraordinary work, profitable initiatives, or with exemplary perseverance in the fulfilment of their duties.”

King Felipe and Queen Letizia arriving for the presentation of Order of Civil Merit
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The Order of Civil Merit recognises those who carry out their life and ordinary professional work in an exemplary way, at the service of society. This year many faces are those who worked during the COVID-19 pandemic to work for the society and public. The selection, with criteria of representation and territorial and sectoral balance, is the result of the Crown’s contact with society and has been carried out with the institutional contribution of all the administrations and also of many other entities, organizations, associations and representative groups in different fields, labour, economic, social, educational and cultural.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain marked thier 7th anniversary on Throne
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24 individuals and organizations received the Royal honour this year.

Felipe and Letizia became the King and Queen of Spain in 2014
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Speaking at the event, King Felipe said, “Your example unites us, excites us and makes us proud; you are a mirror in which we must all look at ourselves; of course the King. And to continue building a Spain with your example, with the example of a strong and serene, civic and supportive society, is a commitment and a project that should unite us all “.

Spain Royal Family marked the 7th anniversary of proclamation
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After the event, The Royal Family  held a meeting with the winning children of the school contest “What is a King for you?”

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This Saturday marks 7 years of King Felipe VI’s enthronement. He ascended the throne on 19 June 2014 upon the abdication of his father, Juan Carlos I. King Juan Carlos signed the Instrument of Abdication on June 18 in 2014 in the same room where Felipe today presented the Order of Civil Merit.

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Today, Queen Letizia of Spain debuted another Spanish brand today. Letizia was wearing a lovely fuchsia dress from Moisés Nieto. Thanks to Nuria on Twitter for the id. The designer won the National Fashion award in 2017 and Queen Letizia was the one to present it.

Letizia was wearing a lovely fuchsia dress from Moisés Nieto.
Moisés Nieto Fuchsia dress

The €390 midi dress features a fitted waistline and flared skirt. It has french sleeves and a box neckline.

Queen Letizia wore TOUS Rose Quartz & Green Jade 2-In-1 Earrings
TOUS Rose Quartz & Green Jade 2-In-1 Earrings

Letizia paired the dress with her Tous earrings

Queen Letizia wore Carolina Herrera Essential Nude Slingback Pumps with Maje dress
Carolina Herrera Essential Nude Slingback Pumps

and Carolina Herrera slingback pumps.

Queen Letizia wore Karen Hallam Signature Ring
Karen Hallam Signature Ring

Her Karen Hallam ring was not missing either.

Princess Leonor was wearing a €259 grey Vitoria dress from Spanish label Vogana
Vogana Vitoria Dress

Princess Leonor was wearing a €259 grey Vitoria dress from Spanish label Vogana with Carolina Herrera slingback pumps that Letizia wore but with a lower heel. Thanks to Nuria for the id.

 

Princess Leonor wore Carolina Herrera slingback pumps
Carolina Herrera slingback pumps

Infanta Sofia wore a tweed pink dress with pearl detailing with her Carolina Herrera flats.

Infanta Sofia wore Carolina Herrera slingback flats
Carolina Herrera slingback flats

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