State & CeremonialThe Netherlands

Details of the Dutch King & Queen's State Visit to the UK revealed

Buckingham Palace has released further details about the upcoming State Visit of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands when they visit the United Kingdom next month. It has been confirmed that Their Majesties will pay a State Visit as the guests of Queen Elizabeth II from 23rd October to 24th October 2018. The King & Queen will stay at Buckingham Palace for the duration of…
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The royals you can expect to see at the UN this week

As the United Nations plans to hold its annual General Assembly in New York, royals from several royal families from across the globe will be in attendance for the 73rd session. The royal families of Belgium, Denmark, Jordan, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Tonga will be represented in New York City this year. Queen Mathilde of the Belgians arrived in New York this weekend and attended an…
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Queen Máxima visits winners of Appeltje van Oranje 2018

Yesterday, Queen Máxima of the Netherlands visited one of the winners of Appeltje van Oranje 2018 at the YETS Foundation in Schiedam.  The YETS Foundation is one of this year’s winners of the Appeltje van Oranje 2018. The organisation provides vulnerable young people, through sport and guidance with homework and eating habits, a good start in society. They were given the award in…
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Amersfoort to host King’s Day 2019

On Saturday, 27 April 2019 the city of Amersfoort will host Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands for the annual celebration of Koningsdag, or ‘King’s Day’, which marks the birthday of His Majesty. King’s Day is a national holiday…
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Princess Beatrix opens "Resistance and Sadness in the picture" exhibtion

This last week, Princess Beatrix opened an exhibition of sculptures at House Doorn near Utrecht. The exhibition is entitled “Resistance and Sadness in the picture” and features work from Germany and the Netherlands – the former representing links with World War I and the latter with World War II. During WWI, Holland was actually a neutral country and at the end of the war Kaiser Wilhelm II…
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