Leonor of Spain is back: her first official engagement since studying in Wales

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Leonor of Spain is back. The eldest daughter of Felipe VI and Letizia Ortiz took a break from her studies at UWC Atlantic College, in Wales, to participate in events related to the award Princess of asturias, which will be delivered on Friday 22 October in Oviedo.

The first engagement of the first in line of succession to the throne of Spain was at the Auditorium in the hometown of mother Letizia, for a concert of the Orquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Asturias, while on Saturday she will visit Santa Maria del Puerto, in the municipality of Somiedo, which in this edition of the award will be awarded the title of “exemplary city”.

Leonor of Spain in Oviedo with her parents and her sister Sofia

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The most important event, however, will be on 22 October, when Leonor will attend the award ceremony for the second time. It is the first time that the Princess she has returned to Spain since she left for Wales, and has immediately attracted all attention. Fuchsia dress, loose hair on the shoulders, heels, Leonor appears increasingly self-confident and cut out for the role she will one day be called upon to fill. No uncertainty, no embarrassment, the future queen would seem to already know her stuff.

This is also due to his training in Wales, where he will spend the next two years to finish his high school studies and obtain the International Baccalaureate, a diploma that allows access to universities in 80 different countries. Studymate, another royal, Alexia d’Olanda, second child of King Willem-Alexander and his wife Maxima, who does not have a throne in destiny but has chosen the same school where other royals have studied before her, such as Elisabeth of Belgium and Willem Alexander himself.

“It was a total surprise for us”, the sovereign had commented last summer to RTL Bouvelard reporters who had asked him about this coincidence, “I’m sure they will get along. I think it’s great that the Crown Princess of Spain went through the selection process and was chosen. Nobody knew who she was until she had to show up for a last minute interview. ‘

No indiscretions, for now, on how things are going in Wales, but Leonor, who will turn 16 on October 31st, seems to have already grown a lot.


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