The president of the Government on functions, Pedro Sanchez , has not been to the lunch that the Kings have offered this Wednesday at the Royal Palace of Aranjuez to the patrons of the Cervantes Institute and the ambassadors of Latin american accredited. The chief Executive has attended the meeting of the Board of trustees, which has begun at twelve and a half, but once this has left the Palace without getting to the food.
Before you are served the lunch, the King has made a toast to the generation that belongs to the Princess of Asturias, to "inherit a legacy," he said, in reference to the Spanish and to the culture panhispánica, that grow and strengthen "for the benefit of all our societies" and it has urged the "work and commitment of all".
Don Felipe recalled that a year ago the Heiress of the Crown intervened for the first time in public at the headquarters of the Cervantes Institute of Madrid, on the occasion of 40 years of the Constitution . A Constitution, he said, "that defines us as an open society, democratic, diverse, and solidly attached to the other side of the Atlantic".
Before the half-hundred guests, the King has been argued that Spanish is one of the issues that most identify us, that the more we unite and the more we enrich all that we are lucky to be part of this great common homeland that is our language," and added that the Spanish will "we can apellidar with pride as universal".
The Kings have offered this lunch after presiding over the meeting of the board of trustees of the Cervantes Institute, which has also been held at the Royal Palace of Aranjuez . At that meeting has been presented to the directory that examines the consequences of Brexit for the Spanish language.
During his speech, the King has said that "we are already almost 600 million people in the five continents that we can communicate, without boundaries, in Spanish". Among the plans of the Institute Cervantes, Don Felipe stressed the idea of "promoting the Spanish science and technology for new ways of naming the world which they arise have also as a language of the Spanish". In addition, he mentioned the project of "enhancing the training of teachers of Spanish, especially in Africa and Asia", the "iberoamericanización" of the Cervantes Institute and the diffusion of cultural programs in its more than 80 centres.Updated Date: 02 October 2019, 21:00