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Old 10-29-2013, 09:15 AM
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I wonder if members of other European Royal Families will attend the service. Perhaps some royals from Belgium, Luxembourg or Sweden?
Perhaps Sophie and Edward might represent the BRF.
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Old 10-29-2013, 09:32 AM
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As for the Danish Royal Family, only the Prince Consort has an engagement on 2 November, but sadly there's no information on kongehuset.dk about a possible Danish attendance.
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Old 10-29-2013, 10:13 AM
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Hasn't the Oude Kerk in Delft a famous bell that's rarely rung?
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Old 10-30-2013, 12:16 PM
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The largest of the two bells in the tower of the church is called the Bourdon bell. It is only used on special occassions: for funerals of members of the royal family for example. The bell is too heavy to be rung each day: the vibrations will damage the tower.

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I am not sure how large the royal representation will be. In the end te prince was not a member of the royal house and he didn't attend too many foreign royal evens either.
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Old 11-02-2013, 08:33 AM
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I am not sure how large the royal representation will be. In the end te prince was not a member of the royal house and he didn't attend too many foreign royal evens either.
TRH Crown Prince Haakon and his sister Princess Märtha Louise of Norway will be in attendance.The Prince was a God child of King Harald.


A documentary will be aired later this afternoon on Prince Friso on NED,and it will also be aired on BVN tonight at 19.35PM.

No LIVE footage but pics and footage will be released after the service as was the case on august 16th.


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Old 11-02-2013, 09:47 AM
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Among the guests are Bono, Kofi Annan and Desmond Tutu.
Eerste gasten bij herdenking Friso - NOS Nieuws
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Old 11-02-2013, 10:31 AM
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Bono from U2 was there,I wonder how he got invited?
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Old 11-02-2013, 10:31 AM
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Oude Kerk,Delft today

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Old 11-02-2013, 10:33 AM
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There were a lot of members of the Elders: at least Kofi Annan, Desmond Tutu, Martti Ahtisaari and Mary Robinson.
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Old 11-02-2013, 10:55 AM
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It seems as if Mabel is wearing a shorter version of the outfit that she wore to WA's inauguration ceremony. I love her hair and hat -- which she had this look for the wedding last month.
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Old 11-02-2013, 11:00 AM
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There were a lot of members of the Elders: at least Kofi Annan, Desmond Tutu, Martti Ahtisaari and Mary Robinson.
They all look amazing. I really like and admire the DRF.
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Old 11-02-2013, 11:19 AM
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They all look amazing. I really like and admire the DRF.

Veel bijzondere gasten bij herdenking Friso in Delft - AD.nl

Many guests from The Elders,Princess Mabel's former employer,Tutu,Bono Annan etc . plus pleased to especially see the German cousin as well as the Fürst & Fürstin of Waldeck Pyrmont.


NOS will air a special on Prince Friso starting at 17.00PM today
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Old 11-02-2013, 12:19 PM
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Florian Moosburger also attended. Other guests: count Marcus and countess Annabella Oeynhausen, Prince Hassan, Princess Sarvath and Princess Badiyah of Jordan (+husband Khaled Blair), Gro Harlem Brundtland (former PM of Norway), prince Salman bin Hamad al Khalifa of Bahrein, Viktor & Rolf.

From the Dutch RF absent were: Nicolas Guillermo, the Duchess of Parma, Prince Bernhard & Princess Annette.

Among the speakers: Desmond Tutu, Princess Mabel, Prof. Viktor Halberstadt, Huub Oosterhuis, HM the King, Prince Constantijn and a collegue of Telenet.
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Does anyone know what has happened with Zaria's arm?
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The NOS reporter said that she fell & broke it two weeks ago.
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Has the full guest list been revealed? Which members of foreign Houses attended the ceremony?
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Old 11-02-2013, 05:17 PM
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Has the full guest list been revealed? Which members of foreign House attended the ceremony?
No others then that Marengo already mentioned in his post above.
Friso was a private person,not a Royal merry go round,and that reflected
as to the guests that were invited.
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Old 11-02-2013, 05:19 PM
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Florian Moosburger also attended. Other guests: count Marcus and countess Annabella Oeynhausen, Prince Hassan, Princess Sarvath and Princess Badiyah of Jordan (+husband Khaled Blair), Gro Harlem Brundtland (former PM of Norway), prince Salman bin Hamad al Khalifa of Bahrein, Viktor & Rolf.

From the Dutch RF absent were: Nicolas Guillermo, the Duchess of Parma, Prince Bernhard & Princess Annette.

Among the speakers: Desmond Tutu, Princess Mabel, Prof. Viktor Halberstadt, Huub Oosterhuis, HM the King, Prince Constantijn and a collegue of Telenet.
I thought it all very moving,really was.Too bad one can't read Princess Mabel's speech on-line,according to the guests it was the most moving and loving of speeches.
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Old 11-02-2013, 06:40 PM
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The NOS reporter said that she fell & broke it two weeks ago.
Oh poor little Countess. I hope it was a clean break and not something worse. Hope it heals quickly.

This has to be such a difficult day for them all, but especially for poor Princess Beatrix. A parent isn't supposed out live their child and she has. :(
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Beautiful pix with a feel of deep emotion. Let him rest in peace !
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