Dutch Royals attended Remembrance and Liberation Day

  May 8, 2011 at 4:51 pm by

On May 04, the Queen along with Prince Willem-Alexander, Princess Maxima and Prime Minister Rutte were present at the Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam to take part at the National Remembrance Service.
Later they’re moved to the Dam Square to lay a wreaths at the National Monuments.
Were present various government officials and Members of Parliament.

Gallery at PPE Agency

The same day, Princess Margriet and Prof.Pieter van Vollenhoven were in Rhenen to take part at the Remembrance Ceremony for the Dutch Military at the militair field of honour Grebbeberg.
Next day May 5, on Liberation Day, Queen Beatrix with the Prime Minister Rutte in the evening attended the Fifth of May Concert at the Amstel River in Amsterdam.

Gallery at PPE Agency

The concert take place every years to mark the Closing Celebration of National Liberation.
More information and pictures can be found here

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One Response to Dutch Royals attended Remembrance and Liberation Day

  1. Michael Correll says:

    I believe Holland is giving compensation to Indonesians injured in her war of independence from Holland.
    I am waiting to hear of Indonesia giving compensation to the East Timorese injured when Indonesia invaded and occupied what was Portuguese Timor.
    I traveled through Portuguese Timor and found the people wonderfully friendly and not at all egotistical.
    They certainly did not deserve to be subject to the horrors of Indonesian invasion and occupation.
    East Timor is a country with few friends.
    Portugal, the old colonial power, can’t do much to help them.
    Perhaps the Chinese and Cubans will fill the gap?

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