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Old 05-05-2014, 04:20 PM
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It seems that Máxima recycled this dress that Queen Beatrix wore in the 80-ties:

http://fast.mediamatic.nl/f/tqgr/ima...02-620-483.jpg

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Mary Robinson also attended, and very nice that Princess Beatrix keeps attending the event too.
what a cute detail to borrow the mother-in-laws dress
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Old 05-05-2014, 06:56 PM
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Thank you for the Remembrance Day photos and videos. I've always appreciated these events and believe that the monarch should lead the ceremony.

As for the Liberation Day concert dress...well
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Old 05-04-2015, 07:40 AM
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Princess Margriet and Prof. Pieter van Vollenhoven attended a ceremony at Holten, Netherlands, to remember those Canadians who lost their lives while fighting to liberate the Netherlands during WWII. The Canadian prime minister also attended.

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Old 05-04-2015, 10:40 AM
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Here are some more pics of the ceremony in Holten today:



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Old 05-04-2015, 02:12 PM
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First pic of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima at the National Remembrance celebrations. May 4, 2015

Rick Evers ‏@Rick_Evers Koning Willem-Alexander en koningin Máxima arriveren op De Dam voorafgaand aan de nationale herdenking https://pbs.twimg.com/media/CELhAjFWMAAMuU3.jpg

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two more pics
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Old 05-04-2015, 03:24 PM
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Some more pics of the ceremony in Amsterdam can also be found here:


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Besides the above mentioned ceremony in Hosten Princess Margriet, Prof. Pieter van Vollenhoven and Prince Pieter-Christiaan today also attended a memorial in Rhenen:


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Old 05-04-2015, 07:06 PM
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A clip from the ever present Frank Buis:



After the ceremony the royal couple went into the Industrieele Groote Club to meet survivors of the war. 20.000 people were present on a packed Dam square.
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King Willem-Alexander, Queen Maxima and Princess Beatrix at the Liberation Day Concert. The Prime Minister of Canada Stephen Harper and his wife Laureen were present as well. May 5, 2015

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Thanks for all the pictures and vids.
Beautiful.

The Netherlands suffered terribly during especially the last year of WWII.
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Here are some more pics of yesterday's Liberation Day concert and the day before:



** pm: Maxima a retrouvé le sourire ** royalista article **


** dpp: Dutch royals at liberation concert at the Amstel **


** pp: Maxima et Willem-Alexander : Émotions mêlées pour les 70 ans de la Libération **
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Old 05-06-2015, 03:54 PM
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A clip of the royals:



Nice that they invited the Canadian PM and his wife, considering the role of Canada in the liberation of our country.
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First pics of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima at the National Remembrance celebrations, May 4, 2016.

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A nice and solemn ceremony. Good speech from Ahmed Aboutaleb, the Moroccoan-born Mayor of the second largest city of the Netherlands (Rotterdam).
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Here are some more pics:


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Such a poignant event, beautifully done.
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Remembrance Day,May 4th 2016

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Such a poignant event, beautifully done.
Poignant indeed Jacknch,even more so since yesterday was Remembrance Day again,and there's no thread on the 2016 ceremony here,at all....

It was all beautifully done,very moving,very impressive.

And in Rhenen at the Grebbeberg,venue of fierce fighting in the early days of WW II it was HRH Princess Margriet and Mr.Pieter and their 3rd son HH Prince Pieter-Christiaan who were in attendance.

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Some more pics and a video of yesterday's ceremony can be found here:



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