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Abdication of Queen Beatrix & Balcony Appearance: April 30, 2013



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This thread will be opened on 30 april 2013. Until then, please use the thread Abdication of Queen Beatrix & Inauguration of Willem-Alexander; Suggestions & Musings.

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What channel will you guys choose to see online the morning coverage? I know some of the online sites that will stream live, but perhaps you guys know which one is the best to follow.
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What channel will you guys choose to see online the morning coverage? I know some of the online sites that will stream live, but perhaps you guys know which one is the best to follow.
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Thank you, Youtube still has on hold. When will they start streaming? 9am?
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I ask me, how the day for Beatrix, Willem-Alexander and Maxima had started. When did they woke up, when did they breakfast and when did the hairdresser and stylist came! And where did they sleep? In Palace?

I wish them a great day!
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Old 04-30-2013, 03:04 AM
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The Batteries are firing the Salute to The Queen right now!101 canon shots.Bless Her!!
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German ARD has started its broadcast.
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Old 04-30-2013, 03:06 AM
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Thank you, Youtube still has on hold. When will they start streaming? 9am?
Then try this one:

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@ Principessa:

The Royal Family stayed at the Royal Palace during the night,they had breakfast and in between Princess Mabel peeked outside with her i-pad and took a pic of the people gathering at the Dam Square in front of the palace and twittered that around...LOL...!
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Thank you, Youtube still has on hold. When will they start streaming? 9am?
It's started!!!!
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Yes!! I'm watching it now! So excited!!!
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You can see the picture Mabel twittered here:
https://twitter.com/MabelvanOranje/s...10222180343809

also, when will the Abdication of Queen Beatrix & Balcony Appearance; April 30th, 2013 be opened?
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It's funny because I'm watching but the only thing I understand are the names.
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Yes!! I'm watching it now! So excited!!!
I feel like they must have felt back in 1952 when QEII was crowned....some people hadn't even seen a tv set then LOL!
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I´m hoping for a white/beige dress for Maxima :)
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Here's a picture of couple of ministers going to the abdication ceremony in a bus:
http://content.nos.nl/data/image/m/2.../30/501358.jpg
(sorry, it's a wee bit small)
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Could the MODS please open the Abdication & Inauguration Information thread?I believe that is today.Thank you.

The Dutch Government Ministers,the Chairs of the Second Chamber and the Senate,the Ministers Plenipotentiary of Curacao,Aruba and St.Maarten,the Governors have arrived at the Royal Palace ahead of the ceremony of the Signing of the Act of Abdication in 48 minutes.

So far so good,its all Orange here at the Dam Square right now:

http://www.anpfoto.nl/search.pp?eventid=1520903&flush=1


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HM farewell speech that was aired last night was watched by a stunning 5,1 million people..just to proof how much she is appreciated,respected and genuinely loved!
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What is the band that is playing in front of Palais?
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Do you think we get live pictures from inside the palace at 10 o´clock?
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Isn't it nice of Madame Tussaud's to put the figures of Wilhelmina and Julianne to watch over the ceremony?
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