"... I feel very proud about the strength of the bonds that unite our two countries and about the Spanish deep historical roots that once traveled to America. They still impregnate the art and culture wide across this beautiful country. A Classical, Jewish, Arabic and Christian heritage that, blend with the richness of the many American cultures, has shaped up the reality of this New World.
There was a time when Spain and Portugal embraced the world, from Peru to China, from Manila to San Francisco. The routes traced by our ships opened the roads of the globalized world we now enjoy. A civilization that remains alive in both our languages, in the imagination of our artists and in our music. This Iberian Suite Festival is a magical entry to this wonderful world ..."
Palabras de Su Majestad el Rey Don Juan Carlos en el festival "Iberian Suite: Global Arts Remix”Kennedy Center Washington, 3.3.2015S.M. el Rey Don Juan Carlos