• Thu, Jan 7 2010

Spanish Royals Celebrate Pascua Militar (Military Easter) 2010

The Spanish royal family once again led this year’s celebration of ‘Pascua Militar’ (Military Easter) at the Royal Palace in Madrid.

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Military Easter dates back to 1782, when the Spanish Military won a big battle in Mallorca on January 6, the Feast Day of the Epiphany. Since then, the day has been set aside to honor the military forces of Spain. Military parades and a ceremony are held every year at the palace. The King traditionally gives an address, flanked by members of his family.

images via Zuma Press

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  • http://mandysroyalty.org/royal_rep M.L. Littlefield

    Letizia is very striking in her dress! Beautiful! She’s so tiny, though. She needs to eat a few paellas! :)