Saturday, July 21, 2012

Philippines ~ Australia 1974


 State Visit to the Philippines by
Prime Minister Gough Whitlam of Australia
& his wife Mrs.Margaret Whitlam
hosted by President Ferdinand Marcos & First Lady Imelda Marcos
Feb 1974

 Welcome Ceremony, Manila Airport

Welcome Ceremony, Manila Airport

Welcome Ceremony, Manila Airport


Meeting between Prime Min.Whitlam & Pres.Marcos
Malacañang Palace

Prime Min.Whitlam, Pres.Marcos & Foreign Sec.Carlos Romulo
Malacañang Palace


 State Dinner, Malacañang Palace

 State Dinner, Malacañang Palace

State Dinner, Malacañang Palace
(Video Credit -Youtube by ralph que)



 Visit to Corregidor Island

Visit to Corregidor Island

Visit to Corregidor Island

 Prime Min. Whitlam receiving an honorary degree
from the University of the Philippines

Mrs.Whitlam & Mrs.Marcos visiting
a home for the aged.

Mrs.Whitlam & Mrs.Marcos visiting the
Study Center for Children in Quezon City

Mrs.Whitlam & Mrs.Marcos visiting the
Study Center for Children in Quezon City

Departure Ceremony, Manila Airport
(Video Credit -Youtube by Mulan Bagong Lipunan)


Video Link of the Prime Minister's visit to the Philippines

The Right Honourable Gough Whitlam
Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Australia
1972 to 1975


Friday, July 6, 2012

Philippines ~ Spain 1974


 State Visit to the Philippines by
Prince Juan Carlos & Princess Sofia of Spain
hosted by President Ferdinand Marcos & First Lady Imelda Marcos
Feb. 18-21, 1974


Prince Juan Carlos & Princess Sofia's arrival in Manila 
(Video Credit- Youtube by Associated Press)

 Arrival at Manila Airport

Arrival at Manila Airport

 Arrival at Manila Airport

 Arrival at Manila Airport


Arrival Ceremony at Manila Airport

Arrival Ceremony at Manila Airport

Arrival Ceremony at Manila Airport

Princess Sofia with Mrs. Marcos during the arrival ceremony
at Manila Airport


Princess Sofia with Mrs. Marcos during the arrival ceremony
at Manila Airport

Princess Sofia with Mrs. Marcos during the arrival ceremony
at Manila Airport


Arrival Ceremony at Manila Airport


Luneta Park


at Malacañang Palace


First Lady Imelda Marcos, Prince Juan Carlos
Pres.Marcos & Princess Sofia
Malacañang Palace

Pres Marcos conferring the Order of Sikatuna to Prince Juan Carlos
during the State Dinner at Malacañang Palace

Pres Marcos conferring the Order of Sikatuna to Prince Juan Carlos
during the State Dinner at Malacañang Palace

Prince Juan Carlos conferring Spain's Gran Cruz de la Orden al Merito Militar
 (Grand Cross of the Order of Military Merit) to Pres Marcos

Prince Juan Carlos conferring Spain's Gran Cruz de la Orden al Merito Militar
 (Grand Cross of the Order of Military Merit) to Pres Marcos

Prince Juan Carlos conferring Spain's Gran Cruz de la Orden al Merito Militar
 (Grand Cross of the Order of Military Merit) to Pres Marcos

the President & Mrs Marcos conferring the Order of Gabriela Silang
to Princess Sofia

the President & Mrs Marcos conferring the Order of Gabriela Silang
to Princess Sofia

Prince Juan Carlos & Princess Sofia conferring Spain's Orden de Isabel la Católica
(Order of Isabel the Catholic) to First Lady Imelda Marcos

Prince Juan Carlos & Princess Sofia conferring Spain's Orden de Isabel la Católica
(Order of Isabel the Catholic) to First Lady Imelda Marcos

Mr & Mrs Marcos, Prince Juan Carlos & Princess Sofia
State Dinner at Malacañang Palace

Grand Cross of the Order of Military Merit
 Gran Cruz de la Orden al Merito Militar
conferred to Pres.Marcos by Prince Juan Carlos of Spain

Order of Isabel the Catholic
Orden de Isabel la Católica
conferred to Mrs.Imelda.Marcos by Prince Juan Carlos & Princess Sofia
of Spain

Pres.Marcos, Prince Juan Carlos, Princess Sofia & Mrs.Marcos
State Dinner at Malacañang Palace

State Dinner at Malacañang Palace

Pres.Marcos offering a toast to the royal couple
State Dinner at Malacañang Palace

Pres.Marcos offering a toast to the royal couple
State Dinner at Malacañang Palace

Cultural entertainment
State Dinner at Malacañang Palace

Cultural entertainment
State Dinner at Malacañang Palace

Cultural entertainment
State Dinner at Malacañang Palace

Cultural entertainment
State Dinner at Malacañang Palace

Cultural entertainment
State Dinner at Malacañang Palace

Mrs.Marcos & Princess Sofia
State Dinner at Malacañang Palace

State Dinner at Malacañang Palace

Prince Juan Carlos visiting the University of Sto.Tomas

Prince Juan Carlos visiting the University of Sto.Tomas

Prince Juan Carlos visiting the University of Sto.Tomas

Prince Juan Carlos visiting the University of Sto.Tomas

Prince Juan Carlos visiting the University of Sto.Tomas

Mrs Marcos & the royal couple at the University of Sto. Tomas

Mrs Marcos & the royal couple at the University of Sto. Tomas

Mrs Marcos & the royal couple at the University of Sto. Tomas

Prince Juan Carlos being conferred an honorary doctorate degree in law
from the University of Sto.Tomas

Prince Juan Carlos being conferred an honorary doctorate degree in law
from the University of Sto.Tomas

Prince Juan Carlos being conferred an honorary doctorate degree in law
from the University of Sto.Tomas

Prince Juan Carlos being conferred an honorary doctorate degree in law
from the University of Sto.Tomas

Prince Juan Carlos being conferred an honorary doctorate degree in law
from the University of Sto.Tomas

Prince Juan Carlos being conferred an honorary doctorate degree in law
from the University of Sto.Tomas

Prince Juan Carlos being conferred an honorary doctorate degree in law
from the University of Sto.Tomas

Prince Juan Carlos visiting the University of Sto.Tomas

Prince Juan Carlos visiting the University of Sto.Tomas

Prince Juan Carlos visiting the University of Sto.Tomas

Gala Permormance at the Cultural Center of the Philippines

Gala Permormance at the Cultural Center of the Philippines

 Gala Permormance at the Cultural Center of the Philippines

Gala Permormance at the Cultural Center of the Philippines

Pres Marcos, Prince Juan Carlos & Spanish Foreign Min.Pedro Cortina Mauri


Prince Juan Carlos & Princess Sofia's visit to Intramuros
(Video Credit- Youtube by Associated Press)

visit to the monument of Queen Isabel II of Spain
in Intramuros

visit to the monument of Queen Isabel II of Spain
in Intramuros

Visiting the tomb of Spanish conquistadores (conqueror) Miguel Lopez de Legazpi
San Agustin Church, Intramuros

visit to San Agustin Church Museum in Intramuros

visit to San Agustin Church Museum in Intramuros

 visit to San Agustin Church Museum in Intramuros

visit to San Agustin Church Museum in Intramuros


the royal couple attending a Te Deum (thanksgiving) mass 
at San Augustin Church in Intramuros

the royal couple attending a Te Deum (thanksgiving) mass 
at San Augustin Church in Intramuros

mass at San Agustin Church in Intramuros

Princess Sofia greeting well wishers

Fluvial Parade, Nayong Pilipino

Fluvial Parade, Nayong Pilipino

Fluvial Parade, Nayong Pilipino


Fluvial Parade, Nayong Pilipino

Fluvial Parade, Nayong Pilipino



Farewell Dinner, Malacañang Palace

Farewell Dinner, Malacañang Palace

Farewell Dinner, Malacañang Palace

Prince Juan Carlos & Princess Sofia
departure

Prince Juan Carlos & Princess Sofia
departure

Prince Juan Carlos & Princess Sofia
departure

Prince Juan Carlos & Princess Sofia
departure

Prince Juan Carlos & Princess Sofia
departure

Prince Juan Carlos & Princess Sofia are send off at the
airport by Pres.& Mrs.Marcos

Prince Juan Carlos & Princess Sofia are send off at the
airport by Pres.& Mrs.Marcos

Prince Juan Carlos & Princess Sofia are send off at the
airport by Pres.& Mrs.Marcos

Prince Juan Carlos & Princess Sofia
departure

Prince Juan Carlos & Princess Sofia
departure

Prince Juan Carlos & Princess Sofia bids farewell
to Pres.& Mrs.Marcos


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His Royal Highness Prince Juan Carlos de Borbón of Spain ( his title in 1974)
designated successor of Generalísimo Francisco Franco since 1969
-
1975  ~ upon the death of Francisco Franco succeeded as
His Majesty Juan Carlos I
King of Spain
1975-2014
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Her Royal Highness Princess Sofia of Spain ( her title in 1974)
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since 1975, Her Majesty Sofia 
Queen Consort of Spain 
1975-2014