The Embassy of Spain in Belgium celebrates the National Holiday

On October 9th, the Embassy of Spain in Belgium organized a reception at the Palais des Académies of Brussels on the occasion of the celebration of the National Holiday.

The reception was attended by local authorities, diplomats, businessmen, European officials and representatives of Spanish public institutions, among other personalities.

H.E. Ambassador of Spain in Belgium Beatriz Larrotcha Palma thanked the attendees for their participation in the National Holiday and highlighted bilateral relations in tourism, business and institutional between Belgium and Spain. The Permanent Representative to NATO, H.E. Ambassador Miguel Ángel Fernández Palacios, also presided the reception.

Both thanked the companies and sponsoring institutions for their collaboration in organizing the event, which was held in collaboration with the Official Chamber of Commerce in Belgium and Luxembourg, was sponsored by our associated enterprises Everis, Iberdrola, Indra, Interparking, LaLiga, GAP, BBVA, Santander Consumer Bank, Hispania Brussels and Quality Media.

The offices of the Autonomous Communities in Brussels also contributed to the success of the reception thanks to the contribution of products and typical wines of each region.

The Embassy of Spain in Luxembourg celebrates the National Holiday

On October 10th, the Embassy of Spain in Luxembourg celebrated the National Holiday. The reception, which took place in the Cercle Cité of Luxembourg, was held in collaboration with the Official Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Belgium and Luxembourg and was sponsored by Adepa, Bankinter Luxembourg, Banca March, Renta4 Luxembourg, Onelife, PwC, Luxair Tours y Seat.

The event counted, among others, with the presence of members of the international diplomatic corps, officials of the European institutions, Spanish residents of the Grand Duchy and representatives of the Luxembourg Government such as the Minister of Finance, Pierra Gramegna.

H.E. Ambassador of Spain in Luxembourg Bernardo de Sicart Escoda thanked the attendees for their participation in the National Holiday, and the Chamber and the sponsoring companies for their collaboration in organizing the event.

Juan Rodriguez-Villa Matons, President of the Chamber, attended the reception with other members of the Board of Directors.

Hispania Brussels delighted the attendees with a Spanish haute cuisine catering.

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The Embassy of Spain in Luxembourg and the Chamber are grateful for the collaboration of the sponsoring companies:

19/10 Day of Spain in Luxembourg

On October 19th, the Official Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Belgium and Luxembourg, in collaboration with the Spanish Office of Tourism and the Spanish Embassy  in Luxembourg, will organise the Day of Spain in Luxembourg at the Place d’Armes.

Through this unprecedented day in the Grand Duchy, the Chamber seeks, on the one hand, to present Spain as a tourist destination and all the gastronomic and leisure offer that surrounds it; and on the other, to highlight the leading companies and innovation that exist in Spain, as well as the existing job and training opportunities. The aim of this activity is to improve the concept of Spain as a tourist and business destination, moving away from stereotypes and positioning Spain as a worldwide reference in many sectors.

The event will take place between 11 am and 7 pm and is free for all audiences. Moreover, it will incude the performances of the artists Vicky Villalba and her flamenco school, Baïkonour, La Negra Albina and the djs Alex Torres and James Go and the especial participation of the Flatland BMX world champion Viki Gómez, the post-neocubist artist Belín and the interdisciplinary artist Carolina Tafalla. Besides, kids will be able to enjoy leisure activities.

Moreover, in the food corner, ham cutters belonging to the first school of Cortadores de jamón will be present to offer visitors Iberian ham.

The event will have LuxairTours as main sponsor as well as with the following companies: Sports area: Baqueira / Beret, Davis Cup and LaLiga; Education area: EF, IE University and Aprende Español in Valladolid; Real Estate corner: Second Residence and Zapinvest; Tourism: tourist destinations: Andalusia, Extremadura, Fuerteventura, Galicia, Ibiza, La Rioja, Tenerife and Lux Airport, Meliá Hotels International and will also be present Silence and association FAEL and Círculo cultural español Antonio Machado. In the food corner will participate: Bodega Salferso Wine, Churros Valyser and The Cortador Academy. This activity is possible thanks to the support of the Luxembourg City Council and the Embassy of Spain in Luxembourg.

For more information you can visit the official web page of the Day of Spain in Luxembourg.

Participating companies:

The aircraft carrier Juan Carlos I stops over at the Port of Zeebrugge

 

The President of the Chamber, Juan Rodríguez-Villa Matons, participated the last June 24 at the reception organized by the Embassy of Spain in Belgium on the occasion of the stopover at the Port of Zeebrugge of the aircraft carrier Juan Carlos I of the Spanish Navy.

The event was chaired by the Ambassador of Spain in Belgium, Beatriz Larrotcha Palma, and the Commander of the aircraft carrier, and had the participation of civil and military authorities.