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Queen Letizia of Spain cuts an elegant figure in an emerald two-piece

Something to write home about! Queen Letizia of Spain cuts an elegant figure in an emerald two-piece as she attends the Children and Youth Literary Awards in Madrid

  • Queen Letizia attended Children and Youth Literary Awards in Madrid
  • Spanish royal sported an elegant light green two-piece during the awards 
  • Completed her look with a pair of slingback Magrit pumps and gold jewellery

Queen Letizia of Spain cut an elegant figure in an emerald two-piece as she attended the Children and Youth Literary Awards in Madrid.

The 49-year-old wore a light green two-piece, comprised of a sleeveless draped top and high-waisted palazzo pants for the event at the Green Patio Space in Madrid.

Draping a white Felipe Varela coat over her shoulders for her arrival at the event, she completed her look with a pair of slingback Magrit pumps.

She wore her long brunette locks loose and accessorised her look with gold hoops, a statement ring and a matching bag.

Her outfit was comprised of a sleeveless draped top and high-waisted palazzo pants

The 49-year-old wore a light green two-piece, comprised of a sleeveless draped top and high-waisted palazzo pants as she attended the Children and Youth Literary Awards in Madrid

Queen Letizia exuded elegance as she clutched her gold handbag at the awards

Queen Letizia exuded elegance as she clutched her gold handbag at the awards 

The monarch was accompanied to the event by the Spanish Minister of Education Pilar Alegria, pictured

The monarch was accompanied to the event by the Spanish Minister of Education Pilar Alegria, pictured

The monarch was accompanied to the event by the Spanish Minister of Education Pilar Alegria.

She greeted attendees and met with members of staff upon her arrival at the awards, which are also known as ‘the Gran Angular’ and  ‘El Barco De Vapor.’

The former journalist spoke with the Education Minister before appearing on stage to make a speech and give the winners their awards.

Queen Letizia is a lover of books and attends the awards in Madrid every April

Queen Letizia is a lover of books and attends the awards in Madrid every April 

She completed her outfit with a pair of slingback Magrit pumps for the Madrid awards

She completed her outfit with a pair of slingback Magrit pumps for the Madrid awards 

The 49-year-old grinned as she arrived at the awards tonight with the Education Minister Pilar Alegria

The 49-year-old grinned as she arrived at the awards tonight with the Education Minister Pilar Alegria

She is a lover of books and presents the awards every year. Many of her good friends are involved in the awards including Ana Prieto, director of editorial corporate communications at CNN until 2014.

This year’s winners were Cristina Fernández Valls and Ginés Sánchez Muñoz.

Queen Letizia stepped out for the awards days after attending the Miguel de Cervantes Prize celebrations with her husband King Felipe II.

The King and Queen spent a few days meeting with journalists and literary giants at the annual award ceremony. 

The monarch sported golden eyeshadow and light lipstick as she smiled at the event

The monarch sported golden eyeshadow and light lipstick as she smiled at the event 

Many of the Spanish monarch's good friends are involved in the awards including Ana Prieto, director of editorial corporate communications at CNN until 2014

She grinned as she wore her brunette locks and accessorised her look with gold hoops

Many of the Spanish monarch’s good friends are involved in the awards including Ana Prieto, director of editorial corporate communications at CNN until 2014

Queen Letizia stood on stage to make a speech and greet the award winners Cristina Fernández Valls and Ginés Sánchez Muñoz

Queen Letizia stood on stage to make a speech and greet the award winners Cristina Fernández Valls and Ginés Sánchez Muñoz

The former journalist spoke with the Education Minister before appearing on stage to make a speech and give the winners their awards

The former journalist spoke with the Education Minister before appearing on stage to make a speech and give the winners their awards

This year the prestigious lifetime achievement award has been given to Uruguayan novelist Cristina Peri Rossi.

The 80-year-old writer has more than 37 works to her name including novels and poetry and is most well-known for her novel The Ship of Fools, published in 1984.

The Miguel de Cervantes Prize is considered the most coveted literary award in Spanish literature. The official ceremony takes place every year on 23 April.

Tomorrow Queen Letizia and her husband will preside over the proclamation ceremony for the winner of the 2022 Princess of Girona Foundation Award in the Scientific Research category.

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