Queen Sofia of Spain, 83, began her first official engagement this year on January 8. The wife of King Juan Carlos I of Spain kicked off the New Year by attending a charity concert. The first official outing of Queen Sofia of Spain comes two days after that of her daughter-in-law, Letizia of Spain and her son, Felipe VI. When they were released, Queen Letizia of Spain, 49, surprised everyone with her new piercing. The first engagement of the mother of King Felipe VI took place in a certain discretion. She attended a charity concert held at the National Music Auditorium in Madrid.
According to Royal Central, the concert took place in the Sinfónica hall of the auditorium. At this concert, more than 200 artists performed the best pieces of opera and symphonic music, according to the Royal Central. The Sinfolírica Foundation presented this great gala. This is indeed the 21st edition of the Zarzuela New Year’s Eve gala. Before going to take her place in the front row, Sofia from Spain posed for some photos with the presidents of the Sinfolírica Foundation and Caritas Spain. She also had the opportunity to have her photograph taken with the musicians and artists during the mid-concert break.
Sofia of Spain, the queen is very involved in charitable organizations
Caritas Spain is the national branch of Caritas International, recalls Royal Central. It is the official confederation of social and charitable organizations of the Catholic Church in Spain. Founded in 1947, the organization is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. “To promote the human development of all individuals and all populations, in particular the poorest and most marginalized”, such is the aim of this foundation according to the Spanish royal palace. “Her Majesty has long been involved in charitable organizations that promote more equitable societal development,” confirms Royal Central. The projects of the Foundation of the wife of King Juan Carlos I are mainly aimed at helping people in need.
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