Every year, HRH the Duke of Bragança uses this occasion to address the nation.
The message is previously recorded at home to be released to the media after the dinner where HRH will take the speach.
This year, it began with the crisis, the worst since WW" due to the wars in Ukraine and in Gaza and also in Mozambique where al-Qaeda is leading a cruel war that the world pays no attention to.
Then passes to the economic and social conditions we are living in. A word to the Summer World Youth Journeys where Infantes D.Afonso and D.Diniz were involved and a special thank you to the warmth that the RF received at the wedding of Infanta D. Maria Francisca.
A final acknowledgement to all participants at the dinner and at the auction that followed, remembering that all the sum will revert to the Bank of the Bébé (Baby) an organization that helps families with babies in need.
This year, the dinner was organized by Infanta D. Maria Francisca and she convinced her father to donate to the auction the iconic panama hat he wore at the wedding.
The highest bid came from the manager of a private bank
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