The Netherlands

Princess Beatrix attends European Union Youth Orchestra concert

Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands attended the European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO) concert last night in Amsterdam’s Royal Concertgebouw. The former monarch has been a supporter of the orchestra for years and regularly attends the concert. This year, however, due to the pandemic, the show was different. Usually, there are musicians from across the European Union who participate, but…
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Princess Mabel of Orange-Nassau turns 52

Princess Mabel of Orange-Nassau was born Mabel Martine Los on 11 August 1968 to Hendrik Los and Florence Kooman in Pijnacker, Netherlands. When she was nine, her father passed away, leaving her mother, Mabel and her sister. Eventually, her mother remarried to Peter Wisse…
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Argentine media angry after gossip magazine labels Princess Catharina-Amalia 'plus-size'

A Spanish-language gossip magazine is under fire for its 22 July cover featuring Princess Catharina-Amalia of the Netherlands with a headline referring to her as a plus-size girl. Caras used a photograph of Princess Catharina-Amalia and Queen Máxima at the Dutch Royal Family’s summer photocall at Huis ten Bosch earlier this month for its cover. In addition to its headline about the…
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King Willem-Alexander teases daughter during summer photocall

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, his wife Queen Máxima, and their daughters The Princess of Orange, Princess Ariane and Princess Alexia posed for summer photos. They have a photocall twice a year in exchange for privacy for the rest of the year. The winter photocall usually takes place in Lech, where the family goes skiing. The photocall took place in the gardens of Huis ten Bosch…
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Queen Máxima presents the Apples of Orange awards

Queen Máxima presented the Apples of Orange prize on Thursday, in a surprise digital ceremony as the regular ceremony needed to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Traditionally, the winners are announced and presented at Noordeinde Palace, however this year, the winners were surprised by presenter Giovanca Ostiana, Queen Máxima, and representatives from the Orange Fund, with three…
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