May 23, 2013, Quito, Ecuador.
Ecuador’s Foreign Affairs Minister Ricardo Patiño welcomes Prince Felipe upon his arrival at Mariscal Sucre airport in Quito. Don Felipe meets with the newly re-elected president this afternoon before meeting the Spanish community at the Ambassador’s Residence. Tomorrow His Royal Highness will attend the inauguration ceremony of Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa, who will be sworn in on May 24 for a second four-year term.
Letizia: little more than a year ago we took the first steps that, with love and serenity, have brought us here. It is not a long time, it is not too short a time, but enough to have discovered mutually, sincerely and transparently, that we wanted to spend the rest of our lives together.
Happy 9th Wedding Anniversary to The Prince & Princess of Asturias (22 May 2004)
The Prince and Princess of Asturias pose at their home to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Prince of Asturias Awards.
Bueño, Asturias, 2012.
May 22, 2013. La Zarzuela Palace.
The Prince and Prince of Asturias held three audiences in the Palace of La Zarzuela.
A year ago, for their 8th wedding anniversary, Don Felipe and Doña Letizia visited a workshop in Málaga financed by their Hesperia Foundation. Today, one of the groups they received was formed by the mayor of Lorca and representatives from their special needs school. After suffering an earthquake in May 2011, the Hesperia Foundation, presided by the Prince and Princess of Asturias and founded with the inheritance money they received from a Mallorcan businessman, destined 25,000 euros to repair the structure of the school
The other two audiences were also focused on education, one was a representation from Alcorcón’s “Prado de Santo Domingo” High School and the other representatives from the University-Business Foundation of the Valencian University.
May 22, 2013: 9th wedding anniversary of Don Felipe and Doña Letizia
May 22, 2004. La Almudena Cathedral, 9th wedding anniversary» The Prince and Princess of Asturias leave the Cathedral after their marriage 9 years ago today.
Summer 2007, Mallorca
9th wedding anniversary» Balcony appearance, May 22, 2004.