Leonor steals the spotlight from Felipe VI in the funniest contest of the year

Don Felipe He regains his smile after the sad loss of his cousin Fernando Gómez Acebo, who died at the age of 49 due to respiratory failure. This Monday, the king reappeared in El Pardo in Madrid to receive the young winners of the school contest ‘What is a king for you?’. Of course, the monarch has had to share the spotlight with his daughter, the Princess of Asturias.

Showing off his kindest side, Don Felipe thanked the participants for highlighting the “very high” values ​​of the Crown in their work and also promised to continue maintaining them so that the “historical chain” of such an institution continues. important. Surrounded by participants between 8 and 15 years old, Don Felipe has met with the winners of two courses -2021/22 and 2022/23- due to the delays caused by the pandemic.

The monarch has shared the spotlight with his daughter, Princess Leonor, who has also been the inspiration in some of the works presented. He highlighted the work of the Valencian Ariadna Molina, from the Vilavella School, located in the Campanar neighborhood that just a few weeks ago suffered the terrible fire that shocked all of Spain. Ariadna is in 5th grade and showed the King in a craft in which she represents Spain as a large Rubik’s cube: “The King is the expert hand that helps put together and unite that puzzle full of diversity and color that is Spain,” the young woman explained.

For her part, Inés Blanco, from Oviedo, combined the traditional format with a touch of innovation thanks to QR codes. “The King is the present of the institution, while his daughter Leonor represents the future of the monarchy,” she stated. In her work you could see King Felipe VI with his daughter in the Royal Palace surrounded by symbols that represent the role of the crown in Spain.