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King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima begin State Visit to Austria with a lot of symbolic pieces

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands began a very busy State Visit to Austria with all of the traditional engagements of a first day.  They landed in Wien and were welcomed at the airport by many authorities before being escorted to Homburg, the Presidential Palace, where the royal couple were officially welcomed by the President and First Lady of Austria, Alexander Van…
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The Royal Palace in Amsterdam hosts first diplomatic dinner in three years

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands held the annual diplomatic corps dinner at the Royal Palace on the evening of Wednesday, 22 June.  Their Majesties welcomed around 250 guests in the Dining Hall of the Royal Palace for the first time in three years. Each year, the dinner has a different theme – for 2022, the Royal Palace chose “politics and…
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Princess Amalia stuns in her first tiara appearance

Princess Catharina-Amalia, a future queen and self-described expert on tiaras, has made her tiara debut in Norway, wearing the same tiara her mother wore on her wedding day in 2002. Last November, to coincide with her 18th birthday, Princess Amalia worked with Dutch actress and comedian Claudia de Breij on an authorised biography to introduce herself to the public. In that book, Amalia, she…
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What tiara will Princess Amalia make her debut in?

With an invitation to Princess Ingrid Alexandra of Norway’s 18th birthday gala dinner, it’s very likely that we will see the Dutch heir to the throne in her first official tiara. But which one will she choose? She certainly has an excellent collection to pick from! Her mother’s first tiara moment was a few months before her wedding to the then Prince of Orange. She attended…
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