The King and Queen of Spain attended the opening of the Delibes exhibition at The Biblioteca Nacional de España, in Madrid.
Miguel Delibes Setién began his career as a cartoonist and columnist, he later became the editor of the regional newspaper El Norte de Castilla, before gradually devoting himself to writing novels. Delibes is considered one of the most original voices in Spanish literature in the second half of the 20th century. Throughout his career, Delibes received the most prestigious awards in Spanish literature, including Miguel de Cervantes Award and Prince of Asturias Award for Literature among others.
The exhibition is a biographical journey that commemorates the centenary of Delibes birth. It brings together more than two hundred works including printed books, manuscripts, drawings, canvases, photographs, etc. Their Majesties received a guided tour from the curator of the exhibition. Concluding the engagement the Royal Couple held a meeting with the children of Miguel Delibes.