Queen Letizia presided over the inauguration of the exhibition “The Granada Zirí and the Berber Universe” (Spanish: La Granada Zirí y el Universo Bereber) at Alhambra Palace in Granada, Andalusia, Spain on 5 December 2019.Embed from Getty Images
The exhibition is organized by the Patronage of Alhambra and Generalife and the Andalusian Legacy Foundation with the collaboration of the Benjelloun-Mezian Foundation.Embed from Getty Images
Queen Letizia was accompanied by the Acting Minister of Culture and Sport, Jose Guirao, the President of Andalucia, Juanma Moreno, and the Government delegate of Andalucia, Lucrecio Fernandez.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
“The Granada Zirí and the Berber Universe” Exhibition takes place in the Chapel and Crypt of the Palace of Carlos V, within the Monumental Complex of the Alhambra and the Generalife, between December 5, 2019 and April 21, 2020.
La Reina, en Granada para inaugurar la Exposición “La Granada Zirí y el universo Bereber”, organizada por el Patronato de la Alhambra y Generalife y el Legado Andalusí https://t.co/b3sLMwuEj6 pic.twitter.com/BaFUutcRnW— Casa de S.M. el Rey (@CasaReal) December 5, 2019
Queen Letizia toured the different rooms guided by the curator of the exhibition, Antonio Malpica. The video “Granada Zirí” was also shown.
La Reina inaugura la muestra “La Granada Zirí y el universo Bereber”, en la que colabora la Fundación Doctora Leila Mezian, expuesta en la Capilla y Cripta del Palacio de Carlos V, dentro del Conjunto Monumental de la Alhambra y el Generalife https://t.co/b3sLMwuEj6 pic.twitter.com/n9pM336NXj— Casa de S.M. el Rey (@CasaReal) December 5, 2019
Next, Her Majesty the Queen received the greeting of the restoration and plasterwork and tiling workshop of the Patronage of the Alhambra and Generalife, and was informed about the restoration works carried out and signed in the Alhambra’s book of honor.
La Reina conoce los trabajos de restauración de la Sala de Reyes del Patio de los Leones, tras inaugurar la Exposición “La Granada Zirí y el universo Bereber”, organizada por el Patronato de la Alhambra y Generalife y el Legado Andalusí. https://t.co/b3sLMwuEj6 pic.twitter.com/LcnYCxdwve— Casa de S.M. el Rey (@CasaReal) December 5, 2019
Under the title “The Granada Zirí and the Berber universe”, the exhibition reveals the Berber people and the profound influence they exercised in the Iberian Peninsula after their arrival in al-Andalus (the Arabic name given to those parts of the Iberian Peninsula governed by Muslims, or Moors, at various times in the period between 711 and 1492).
The Queen also posed for photos with young students.
The Alhambra is an ancient palace, fortress and citadel located in Granada, Spain. The eighth-century-old site was named for the reddish walls and towers that surrounded the citadel “al-qal’a al-hamra” in Arabic means red fort or castle.Embed from Getty Images
After the visit, Queen Letizia greeted the well-wishers.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
Royal Fashion: Queen Letizia of Spain
Queen Letizia wore skirt suit from her favourite designer Felipe Varela, suede Magrit Liza Pumps with matching suede bag also from Magrit and her gold and aquamarine Bvlgari diamond hoops.Embed from Getty Images
Suede clutch and matching pumps from Magrit.Embed from Getty Images Embed from Getty Images
Queen Letizia wore her gold and aquamarine Bvlgari diamond hoops.Embed from Getty Images
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