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KING FELIPE AND QUEEN LETIZIA ROYAL VISIT CUBA DAY 1

King Felipe and Queen Letizia Arrived to Cuba

On 11 October 2019, King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain arrived at The Jose Martí International Airport in Havana, Cuba.

Their Majesties arrived late in the afternoon and were welcomed by the Spanish ambassador to Cuba, Juan Fernández Trigo, the ambassador of Cuba in Spain, Gustavo Machín, and by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez, among other Cuban personalities.

For the arrival Queen Letizia wore Hugo Boss BOSS Danimala Zebra Printed Shirt Dress, Carolina Herrera Croc-effect Leather Slingback Pumps in Fuchsia and Carolina Herrera Initials Insignia Satchel in Fuchsia. Thanks to UFO No More.



On Tuesday, 12 Their Majesties King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia visited the José Martí Mausoleum where King Felipe placed a crown with a ribbon with the Flag of Spain.

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During the act the National Anthems of the two countries were interpreted.

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The José Martí Monument is a memorial in honor to the Cuban thinker and poet José Martí (1853 – 1895), national and revolutionary hero.

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The monument is located on the north side of the Revolution Square in the neighborhood of El Vedado, in Havana.

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The Queen wore Carolina Herrera polka dot dress, Nina Ricci clutch, and Steve Madden pumps.

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Then King Felipe and Queen Letizia went to the Palace of the Revolution, headquarters of the State Council of Cuba, where an official reception was held.

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Their Majesties passed through a Guard of Honor and headed to the Hall of the Three Proceres, where they were received by the President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel and his wife Lis Cuesta.

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Both Heads of State reviewed a formation and greeted the official delegations of both countries.

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After the presentation of the official delegations, His Majesty the King held a meeting with the President of Cuba in which he signed in front of the Stained Glass window “The Sun of America”, an agreement “Country Association Framework”, in which were present the acting minister, Josep Borrell and on the Cuban side the interim Minister of Foreign Trade and Foreign Investment, Antonio Carricarte.



Meanwhile, Queen Letizia went to the Old Square, where accompanied by Mrs. Lis Cuesta visited “Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos” School.

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For this event, The Queen opted again for Carolina Herrera dress with Mint & Rose wedges.

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The School was established on April 6, 1992, following an agreement signed between the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and the Office of the Historian of the City of Havana.

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Afterwards, they walked to the Convent San Francisco whose construction began in the sixteenth century, they toured the restored cloisters.

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In the afternoon, King Felipe and Queen Letizia had the opportunity to walk the streets of Old Havana.

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They accessed the interior of the Cathedral and observed the buildings of the surrounding square.

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Next, they entered the Marquis de Arcos Palace, from the mid-18th century, which houses the Literary Artistic Lyceum.

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They visited the Museum of Colonial Art and greeted people who came to meet him during the tour.

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In the evening, King Felipe and Queen Letizia visited the exhibition “Cuba-España 500 años, contigo en la distancia”.

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Queen Letizia wore red halter dress with Jimmy Choo silver sandals.

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She completed the look with gold hoop earrings.



Their Majesties also attended the ballet performance “Gala de Danza” at Alicia Alonso Gran Theater.

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Finally, Their Majesties attended an official dinner hosted by Miguel Díaz Canel, President of Cuba and his wife Lis Cuesta.



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