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Princess Beatrix opens national "Play Outside" Day

Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands has made her first appearance since the start of the pandemic and went to a children’s playground to officially open the 13th annual “Play Outside” Day. She last appeared in public on 4 March to present the Prince Friso Engineer Award. Princess Beatrix kicked off “Play Outside” Day from a playground in Baarn, together with Dave…
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Queen Máxima puts spotlight on digital healthcare

Queen Máxima paid a visit to the OLVG Amsterdam hospital to learn more about their digital hospital work during the COVID-19 pandemic. During her visit, Queen Máxima learned how the hospital’s COVID-19 initiatives, including The Corona Check app — which tracks symptoms and allows people to talk with medical professionals within 24 hours if need be — are working within the existing…
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Countess Eloise of Orange-Nassau graduates from high school

Countess Eloise of Orange-Nassau, the eldest child of Prince Constantijn and Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands, has graduated from high school. The 17-year-old passed her final exams at her school, Maerlant Lyceum in The Hague, and she shared the information on her public Instagram account story to her 9,000 followers. Eloise is the eldest grandchild of Princess Beatrix, the…
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King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima remember the war dead on empty Dam Square

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands attended the annual Remembrance of the Dead, with one huge difference from previous years, whereas before Amsterdam’s Dam Square was packed with people, it was now almost completely empty. Although the Remembrance began as a commemoration of the victims of the Second World War, it now includes all Dutch victims, civilians and…
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