This looks like a placecard.
That's definitely a placecard!
(And I cropped that picture before posting it here back then, how closely do I look at the photos I post
In my defence, I've never seen a placecard at the Spanish events
(until someone posts a photo here
In this video they show how the table is set and the beginning of the lunch offered to Dilma Rousseff in November, I can't see any placecards (unless the names are printed on the menus), maybe they show a seat chart to the guests before? http://www.youtube.com/wa...ch?v=PuQe0c9k6cs#t=15m08s
Oh, it totally blends. I looked at that picture at least a dozen times before I noticed it.