The King and Queen of Spain continued their tour to all of the Autonomous Communities with a trip to the Basque Country, with activities in Bilbao and Vitoria-Gasteiz. The objective is to support the recovery of social, economic and citizen activity following the COVID-19 lockdown.
Their Majesties first activity of the day was a visit to the Museo Guggenheim in Bilbao. They toured the Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson's exhibition 'In Real life', which brings our attention to some of today’s most urgent issues through approximately 30 artworks created by the artist between 1990 and today.
The King and Queen also toured the 'Learning through art 2020' exhibition, which consists of works carried out by primary school students throughout this school year.
King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia moved to the Museo de Bellas Artes where they held a meeting with business representatives from the Basque Country. An open dialogue was then held on the impact of COVID-19 on the Basque business network.
In the afternoon the Royal Couple moved to the Fundación San Prudencio de Vitoria-Gasteiz, a non-profit entity in management and application of Social Responsibility in Álava companies. They held a meeting with the members of the Foundation's board of trustees and attended an open dialogue on the impact of COVID-19 on activities and users of the Foundation. Their Majesties toured the musculoskeletal treatment space within the area that the Foundation dedicates to occupational health, along with the Foundation's Headquarters. During the pandemic, the Foundation has carried out various initiatives to help alleviate the negative effects caused by COVID-19.