The unknown surrounding the swearing in of the flag of Felipe VI in Zaragoza: will Don Juan Carlos be there?

Next Saturday, May 4, the King Felipe VI He has an appointment with Zaragoza. The monarch will once again swear the flag at the General Military Academy on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of his promotion from the Army.

This swearing-in will be very special for Don Felipe, since, in addition to reuniting with his old classmates, his first-born Princess Eleanor He will participate in training on the parade ground with other cadets. Also, will attend the Queen Letiziawho will preside over the commemorative event from the box.

40 years ago, Felipe VI, the then Prince of Asturias, kissed the flag alone and under the watchful eye of his father, Don Juan Carlos. At next Saturday’s meeting, it is unknown if the emeritus king will attend the swearing-in of his son.

It must be remembered that, on October 7, Princess Leonor swore the flag to the utmost emotion of the kings, but there was no trace of Don Juan Carlos. The emeritus was also not present when her granddaughter Leonor swore the Constitution before the Cortes Generales on October 31, the day the princess turned 18.

Next Saturday will be the third time that father and daughter coincide in an event at the General Military Academy of Zaragoza, where the heir to the throne entered last August. Almost a year later, the princess will leave the Aragonese capital on July 15. A month later, Leonor will enter the Navy Academy in Marín, Pontevedra.