MADRID – Spain’s Crown Prince Felipe and his wife, Princess Letizia, still feel “the same love, the same joy and the same commitment” as they celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary this Friday.
The princess expressed that sentiment Friday in Madrid during the informal chat the couple had with reporters after awarding a number of scholarships for postgraduate studies abroad.
Five years have passed since that rainy morning on May 22, 2004, when the crown prince married journalist Letizia Ortiz, a ceremony witnessed by personages from around the world.
The loving couple at the altar of Almudena Cathedral in Madrid is today a settled married couple with two children.
Their official activities range from accompanying King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia to such events as dinners at the Royal Palace for foreign leaders during their visits to Spain, to representing Spain at the inaugurations of Latin American presidents.
Every year Felipe and Letizia make at least one state visit to a Latin American country and another in Europe aimed at strengthening ties with those nations.
The prince and princess will spend the rest of Friday in private and will be as much time as possible with their daughters, the Infantas Leonor and Sofia.
On Saturday they will attend in Barcelona the First Communion of Felipe’s nephews Pablo and Miguel Urdangarin y de Borbon. EFE