Felipe VI, frantic London-Seville connection: from the coronation of Carlos III to the final of the Copa del Rey

On Saturday May 6 it’s time to run. Don Felipe faces a supersonic agenda that takes him from Westminster Abbey, where Carlos III is going to be crowned, to the La Cartuja stadium in Seville. There, Carlo Ancelotti’s Real Madrid and Jagoba Arrasate’s Osasuna face each other in the Copa del Rey final. They duel at 10:00 p.m., ten hours after the head of House Windsor wears the crown of Saint Edward, perfectly fitted to the perimeter of his head.

There is prior logistics, in which His Majesty will also have to run. On Friday, May 5, Don Felipe presides over the central act of the fourth stage of the Talent Tour at 11:00 a.m., where the name of the winner or winner of the Princess of Girona prize in the Scientific Research category will be made public. . This act is in Lugo, in the Gustavo Freire Municipal Auditorium. Here will begin a hectic schedule of events for the monarch. That same day, in the afternoon, the Head of State and Doña Letizia will attend the pre-coronation reception at Buckingham Palace, whose honorary host is Carlos III.

Representatives of all the European royal houses will gather at the emblematic Windsor headquaters: King William and Máxima of the Netherlands, accompanied by the heiress, Amalia, and Queen Beatrix, the monarch’s mother; King Felipe of Belgium, with his daughter, the heiress Elizabeth; Princes Frederick and Mary of Denmark; and King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden and his daughter, Victoria, the heiress. The following day, Saturday the 6th, the kings of Spain, Felipe and Letizia, will travel to Westminster, where they will witness Carlos’ enthronement ceremony. An act at the highest international level, which will bring together 2,000 guests, including royalty, heads of state, presidents and prime ministers.