The Netherlands

How Princesses Beatrix and Margriet will celebrate their upcoming birthdays

The Royal House of the Netherlands recently announced how Princess Beatrix and Princess Margriet would celebrate their upcoming birthdays. The former Queen of the Netherlands, Princess Beatrix, will celebrate her 80th birthday on 31 January privately in the presence of family and friends. Princess Margriet, who turns 75 on 19 January, will celebrate with family and friends at the Orpheus Theatre…
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The Netherlands

Queen Máxima writes blog post about Christmas Music Gala

Her MajestyQueen Máxima of the Netherlands has written a blog post called “Crescendo” after attending the Christmas Music Gala last week in Rotterdam. She is the honorary chairman of More Music in the Classroom (Méér Muziek in de Klas). Among those performing werethe Greatest School Band in the Netherlands,Ronnie Flex, Tania Kross,Anita Meyer and Trijntje…
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The Netherlands

Flashback Friday: King Willem-Alexander makes special agreement with daughters' bodyguards

Earlier this year, King Willem-Alexander made a special agreement with his daughters’ bodyguards. This news was announced by His Majesty in a longer television interview broadcast on the Dutch television channel NPO1 in connection with the King’s 50th birthday in April. When the King was in his teens and 20’s, he had entered into an agreement with his own security guards that…
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The Netherlands

Budget for Royal House of the Netherlands to increase next year

Next year the Royal House of the Netherlands will receive more resources to cover their expenses. The government has approved the rise of funds for the Royal House and made the decision public. While most of the royal families are confronted with a declining budget to cover their activities, the costs of employees etc., the Royal House of the Netherlands will see their budget increase with around…
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