Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Philippines ~ West Germany 1963


State Visit to the Philippines
by President Heinrich Lübke of the Federal Republic of Germany
& his wife First Lady Wilhelmine Lübke
hosted by President Diosdado Macapagal & First Lady Evangelina Macapagal
November 1963



(Video Credit- Associated Press)

Pres.Lübke & Pres.Macapagal during the
welcome ceremony, Manila Airport

Pres.Lübke & Pres.Macapagal during the
welcome ceremony, Manila Airport

First Lady Wilhelmine Lübke & First Lady Evangelina Macapagal
Manila Airport


Pres.Lübke signing the Malacañang Palace guest book
while Mrs.Wilhelmine Lübke looks on


Pres.Lübke conferring the Order of Merit to Pres.Macapagal
State Dinner, Malacañang Palace

Grand Cross Special Class, Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany
Sonderstufe des Großkreuzes ,Verdienstorden der Bundesrepublik Deutschland
conferred to Pres.& Mrs.Macapagal by Pres.Lübke


State Dinner, Malacañang Palace

State Dinner, Malacañang Palace

 State Dinner, Malacañang Palace

State Dinner, Malacañang Palace
     Pres.Heinrich Lübke wearing the Order of Sikatuna, Rank of Rajah (Philippines)
     Pres.Diosdado Macapagal wearing the Order of Merit (West Germany)
     First Lady Wilhelmine Lübke wearing the Golden Heart Presidential Award (Philippines)
     First Lady Evangelina Macapagal wearing Order of Merit (West Germany)

State Dinner, Malacañang Palace

State Dinner, Malacañang Palace

State Dinner, Malacañang Palace

Pres.Lübke at the wreath-laying ceremony for national
hero Dr.Jose Riza, Luneta Park

Pres.Lübke at the wreath-laying ceremony for national
hero Dr.Jose Riza, Luneta Park




Pres.Lübke at the wreath-laying ceremony for national
hero Dr.Jose Riza, Luneta Park

Pres.Lübke pays tribute to Dr.Jose Rizal during
his visit at the Rizal Shrine, Fort Santiago, Intramuros

First Lady Wilhelmine Lübke & First Lady Evangelina Macapagal
visiting a college in Manila

Pres. & Mrs.Lübke watching a folk dance performance
at the Goethe Institute Manila

Pres.& Mrs.Lübke, Goethe Institute Manila

Pres.Lübke receiving an honorary degree from the
University of San Carlos, Cebu City

Pres.Lübke receiving an honorary degree from the
University of San Carlos, Cebu City


Pres.Lübke laying a cornerstone for a new institute
at the University of San Carlos, Cebu City

Return Dinner given by the German President
at the Philamlife Building, UN Ave.Manila

Return Dinner given by the German President
at the Philamlife Building, UN Ave.Manila

Return Dinner given by the German President
at the Philamlife Building, UN Ave.Manila

Pres.Lübke is greeted in Baguio City

First Lady Wilhelmine Lübke is greeted in Baguio City


Pres.Lübke review the honor guards at the
Philippine Military Academy in Baguio City

Pres.Lübke at the Philippine Military Academy in Baguio City

Pres.Lübke receives a souvenir from the Philippine
Military Academy superintendent

a "Fiesta Filipina" reception with a motif of Maria Clara period
was given by First Lady Evangelina Macapagal during
visiting couple's last night at Malacañang Palace.
Folk dances & a musical fashion show highlighted
the affair.

Departure Ceremony

Departure Ceremony

Departure Ceremony, from left Vice-Pres.Emmanuel Pelaez,
Senate Pres.Ferdinand Marcos & Mrs.Imelda Marcos

Departure Ceremony

Departure Ceremony





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His Excellency Heinrich Lübke
President of the Federal Republic of Gemany
1959 to 1969


Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Spain ~ Philippines 1962


State Visit to Spain
by President Diosdado Macapagal & First Lady Evangelina Macapagal
hosted by Generalísimo Francisco Franco & his wife Doña Carmen Franco
June 30-Juy 06, 1962




Pres Diosdado Macapagal in Spain
(Video Credit - rtve.es & Filmoteca Española)


Pres Diosdado Macapagal & First Lady Eva Macapagal arrival
at Madrid airport

Pres Diosdado Macapagal & First Lady Eva Macapagal arrival
at Madrid airport

Pres Diosdado Macapagal being welcomed by
Spanish Head of State Generalísimo Francisco Franco & wife Doña Carmen Franco

Pres Diosdado Macapagal being welcomed by
Generalísimo Francisco Franco & wife Doña Carmen Franco

Pres. Macapagal being welcomed by Generalísimo Francisco Franco

Pres. Macapagal being welcomed by Generalísimo Francisco Franco

First Lady Eva Macapagal being welcomed by Generalísimo Francisco Franco

First Lady Eva Macapagal being greeted by Doña Carmen Franco

Pres Diosdado Macapagal & First Lady Eva Macapagal being welcomed by
Generalísimo Francisco Franco & wife Doña Carmen Franco

Pres Diosdado Macapagal being welcomed by
Spanish Head of State Generalísimo Francisco Franco & wife Doña Carmen Franco






Pres Diosdado Macapagal & Generalísimo Francisco Franco
during the welcome ceremony

Pres Diosdado Macapagal & Generalísimo Francisco Franco
during the welcome ceremony

Pres Diosdado Macapagal & Generalísimo Francisco Franco
during the welcome ceremony





Pres Diosdado Macapagal & Generalísimo Francisco Franco
during the motorcade in Madrid

Pres Diosdado Macapagal & Generalísimo Francisco Franco
during the motorcade in Madrid

Pres Diosdado Macapagal & Generalísimo Francisco Franco
during the motorcade in Madrid


Generalísimo Franco conferring the Orden de Isabel la Católica 
(Order of Isabel the Catholic) to Pres.Macapagal
at the State Dinner at Palacio Oriente in Madrid

Generalísimo Franco conferring the Orden de Isabel la Católica 
(Order of Isabel the Catholic) to Pres.Macapagal
at the State Dinner at Palacio Oriente in Madrid

The president conferred on Generalísimo Franco
the Order of Sikatuna, Rank of Rajah

State Dinner hosted by Generalísimo Franco
at the Palacio Oriente in Madrid

State Dinner at the Palacio Oriente

State Dinner at the Palacio Oriente


the presidential couple with Generalísimo Francisco Franco & Doña Carmen Franco
Palacio Oriente


State Dinner at the Palacio Oriente


State Dinner at the Palacio Oriente

First Lady Eva Macapagal ,Generalísimo Francisco Franco,
Doña Carmen Franco & Pres Macapagal
State Dinner at the Palacio Oriente

Doña Carmen Franco & Pres Macapagal
State Dinner at the Palacio Oriente

First Lady Eva Macapagal ,Generalísimo Francisco Franco,
Doña Carmen Franco & Pres Macapagal
State Dinner at the Palacio Oriente

First Lady Eva Macapagal & Generalísimo Francisco Franco
State Dinner at the Palacio Oriente

Pres Macapagal delivering his speech 
at a State Dinner at the Palacio Oriente


Pres Macapagal delivering his speech 
at a State Dinner at the Palacio Oriente

Pres Macapagal delivering his speech 
at a State Dinner at the Palacio Oriente

Pres Macapagal delivering his speech 
at a State Dinner at the Palacio Oriente

Pres Macapagal delivering his speech 
at a State Dinner at the Palacio Oriente

Generalísimo Francisco Franco his speech 
at a State Dinner at the Palacio Oriente

State Dinner at the Palacio Oriente


State Dinner, piano entertainment  at the Palacio Oriente

State Dinner, piano entertainment  at the Palacio Oriente


State Dinner, piano entertainment  at the Palacio Oriente


State Dinner, piano entertainment  at the Palacio Oriente


Pres.& Mrs.Macapagal at the Plaza Monumental de Toros
where a special bullfight was held in their honor



Laying a wreath at the monument of King Philip II (Felipe II), after whom the Philippines was named. With the presidential couple are the Mayor of Madrid, the Conde de Mayalde
& the Duquesa de Pastrana

Laying a wreath at the monument of King Philip II (Felipe II)

Laying a wreath at the monument of King Philip II (Felipe II)


Attending Mass at the
Basílica de la Santa Cruz del Valle de los Caídos 
(Basilica of the Holy Cross of the Valley of the Fallen)

Attending Mass at the
Basílica de la Santa Cruz del Valle de los Caídos 
(Basilica of the Holy Cross of the Valley of the Fallen)

Attending Mass at the
Basílica de la Santa Cruz del Valle de los Caídos 
(Basilica of the Holy Cross of the Valley of the Fallen)

Attending Mass at the
Basílica de la Santa Cruz del Valle de los Caídos 
(Basilica of the Holy Cross of the Valley of the Fallen)

Pres & Mrs Macapagal visiting the 
Basílica de la Santa Cruz del Valle de los Caídos 
(Basilica of the Holy Cross of the Valley of the Fallen)

Pres & Mrs Macapagal visiting the
Basílica de la Santa Cruz del Valle de los Caídos 
(Basilica of the Holy Cross of the Valley of the Fallen)

Pres & Mrs Macapagal visiting the
Basílica de la Santa Cruz del Valle de los Caídos 
(Basilica of the Holy Cross of the Valley of the Fallen)








Press Conference at the Palacio Moncloa



Dinner hosted by Pres.& Mrs.Macapagal for Generalísimo Francisco Franco 
& wife Doña Carmen Franco at the Palacio Moncloa
(Video Credit- Movietone & AP)

Dinner hosted by Pres.& Mrs.Macapagal for Generalísimo Francisco Franco 
& wife Doña Carmen Franco at the Palacio Moncloa

Dinner hosted by Pres.& Mrs.Macapagal for Generalísimo Francisco Franco 
& wife Doña Carmen Franco at the Palacio Moncloa

Dinner hosted by Pres.& Mrs.Macapagal for Generalísimo Francisco Franco 
& wife Doña Carmen Franco at the Palacio Moncloa

Pres Macapagal escorting Doña Carmen Franco 
during the dinner hosted by Pres. Macapagal at the Palacio Moncloa

Dinner hosted by Pres.& Mrs.Macapagal for Generalísimo Francisco Franco 
& wife Doña Carmen Franco at the Palacio Moncloa

Dinner hosted by Pres.& Mrs.Macapagal for Generalísimo Francisco Franco 
& wife Doña Carmen Franco at the Palacio Moncloa

Dinner hosted by Pres.& Mrs.Macapagal for Generalísimo Francisco Franco 
& wife Doña Carmen Franco at the Palacio Moncloa

Dinner hosted by Pres.& Mrs.Macapagal for Generalísimo Francisco Franco 
& wife Doña Carmen Franco at the Palacio Moncloa

Dinner hosted by Pres.& Mrs.Macapagal for Generalísimo Francisco Franco 
& wife Doña Carmen Franco at the Palacio Moncloa

Dinner hosted by Pres.& Mrs.Macapagal for Generalísimo Francisco Franco 
& wife Doña Carmen Franco at the Palacio Moncloa

Dinner hosted by Pres.& Mrs.Macapagal for Generalísimo Francisco Franco 
& wife Doña Carmen Franco at the Palacio Moncloa

Dinner hosted by Pres.& Mrs.Macapagal for Generalísimo Francisco Franco 
& wife Doña Carmen Franco at the Palacio Moncloa






 Gala Dinner , Ayuntamineto de Madrid


 Gala Dinner , Ayuntamineto de Madrid

 Gala Dinner , Ayuntamineto de Madrid

 Gala Dinner , Ayuntamineto de Madrid

 Gala Dinner , Ayuntamineto de Madrid

 Gala Dinner , Ayuntamineto de Madrid

 First Lady Eva Macapagal at a dinner in Cataluna

the president at a dinner in Cataluna

 Left, Gloria Macapagal (daughter of the pres.) at the dinner in Cataluna

 in Cataluna

 in Cataluna



 Pres Macapagal, Generalísimo Francisco Franco
Mrs. Macapagal & Doña Carmen Franco
during the couple's departure in Madrid

Pres Macapagal, Generalísimo Francisco Franco
Mrs. Macapagal & Doña Carmen Franco
during the couple's departure in Madrid

Pres Macapagal bidding goodbye to Generalísimo Francisco Franco
during the couple's departure in Madrid

Pres Macapagal waving goodbye during their
departure in Madrid

 the president at a Gala Dinner, Ayuntamiento Barcelona

dinner ,Barcelona

 dinner ,Barcelona
the presidential couple at the airport in Barcelona
departing Spain

 departing Spain for their next visit, Italy.

His Excellency Generalísimo Francisco Franco
Caudillo (Head of State) of the Spanish State
1939 to 1975