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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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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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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Queen Máxima gets transparent braces

Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands has had transparent braces put on her teeth. The clear braces were noticed this past week while she was conducting engagements. Her first event this past week was on Tuesday when she made a surprise appearance in Delft, and then…
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U2 singer Bono dedicates song to Prince Friso during concert

U2 singer and frontman Bono dedicated the song “One Tree Hill” to Prince Friso during their concert last night in the Amsterdam Arena. The Irish rock star is close friends with Prince Friso’s widow Princess Mabel, and it was through her that he met Prince Friso. According to the newspaper AD, Princess Mabel was present during last night’s concert, and Bono addressed her…
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