The Argentine president, Mauricio Macri, and his wife, Juliana Awada, offered to the kings of Spain a gala dinner on the occasion of their state visit in which there were about 400 guests and was enlivened with a tango dance.
This dinner closed the agenda of the first day of the visit of Felipe VI and Mrs. Letizia to Buenos Aires and was held at the CCK Cultural Center.
There were representatives from the political, economic or cultural world of Argentina who listened to the interventions of Macri and the King in which they highlighted the good moment that bilateral relations are going through.
"Spain has always bet on Argentina, even in the most difficult junctures, and will continue to do so," assured the king, while Macri said that "the best partners" that his country has are the Spaniards.
In addition, Don Felipe reiterated Spain's support for the reforms being carried out by Argentina.
Among the attendees were writer and Nobel Prize winner Mario Vargas Llosa; the widow of Jorge Luis Borges, María Kodama; the model Valeria Mazza; singers like the Pimpinela duo; and the veteran television presenter Mirtha Legrand.
The dinner was enlivened by a couple champion of the tango dance world who performed two well-known pieces of this musical genre before the table presided over by the kings, Macri and his wife.
The dinner menu consisted of a Patagonian spider crab in potato crisp, lake trout and a dulce de leche soufflé.
The agenda of the state visit of the kings will resume tomorrow, Tuesday, with a meeting of the king with Spanish and Argentine businessmen to which President Macri will also attend.