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Old 04-04-2014, 12:26 PM
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Next time I hope they will put some lights on though.
I think you saw a dark picture by coincidence. Here another picture which shows the imposing salon where King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima received their guests. The chandeliers were burning anyway.

Detail: look how high the fireplace is and how immense the painting above. It must be twice the size of the King, so to see.

Pic from Metro Nieuws: http://www.metronieuws.nl/_internal/...-26842471.jpeg
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Old 04-04-2014, 02:42 PM
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First pics from the banquet

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Old 04-04-2014, 02:48 PM
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First pics from the banquet

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nice to see that its a white tie event :) is that the 9 prong or the connaught floral that Silvia is wearing? the pics arent very clear
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Old 04-04-2014, 02:50 PM
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It's the Connaught tiara
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Old 04-04-2014, 02:55 PM
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It's the Connaught tiara
thank you! :)
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Old 04-04-2014, 02:56 PM
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great visit
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Old 04-04-2014, 03:04 PM
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Big photo from the gala dinner. Such a disappointment that queen Silvia chose one of her worst dresses to the dinner.
http://l2.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/VX...ETHERLANDS.JPG
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Old 04-04-2014, 03:26 PM
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Phantastic!!! So white tie is back in fashion at the Dutch court!

I only wished that Constantijn & Laurentien were there as well. Aren't they supposed to take over the Margriet & Pieter role?
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Old 04-04-2014, 03:28 PM
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Big photo from the gala dinner. Such a disappointment that queen Silvia chose one of her worst dresses to the dinner.
http://l2.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/VX...ETHERLANDS.JPG
Not one of my favorite gowns either. Fortunately, her nature ability carry off bling more than compensates for her choice in attire. :)
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Old 04-04-2014, 04:20 PM
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Queen Silvia and Queen Máxima visited De Hogeweyk, a model village for elderly people with dementia. Here are some extra pics of that visit:



** ppe gallery ** anp gallery ** weespernieuws.nl: Máxima bezoekt De Hogeweyk **


And here's another gallery of day 1:


** dpp: Swedigh King and Queen visit Dutch King and Queen, Amsterdam, 4 April 2014 **


As well as some more pics of the gala dinner:



** Pic 1 ** Pic 2 ** Pic 3 ** Pic 4 **
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Queen Máxima not being installed with the Seraphim Order, yet?!

I´m so happy that we´ve finally come to what I call "real royal visits"-
these 1-day-visits are really not my cuppa tea...
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Old 04-04-2014, 04:27 PM
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This is usually done in the framework of a State Visit, as the Seraphim is the highest order of Sweden. This was "just" a banquet to commemorate that in 1614 Sweden did appoint an ambassador for the first time and the Netherlands became the first official Swedish diplomatic mission with an ambassador.

Queen Máxima will, without doubt, become a Dame in the Order of the Seraphim, once. The relationship between the two Royal Houses is close. Queen Juliana (Willem-Alexander's grandmother) was a godmother of King Carl XVI Gustaf. Princess Beatrix (Willem-Alexander's mother) is a godmother to Crown Princess Victoria. King Willem-Alexander is a godfather to Princess Estelle. It speaks volumes.
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This is usually done in the framework of a State Visit, as the Seraphim is the highest order of Sweden. This was "just" a banquet to commemorate that in 1614 Sweden did appoint an ambassador for the first time and the Netherlands became the first official Swedish diplomatic mission with an ambassador.

Queen Máxima will, without doubt, become a Dame in the Order of the Seraphim, once. The relationship between the two Royal Houses is close. Queen Juliana (Willem-Alexander's grandmother) was a godmother of King Carl XVI Gustaf. Princess Beatrix (Willem-Alexander's mother) is a godmother to Crown Princess Victoria. King Willem-Alexander is a godfather to Princess Estelle. It speaks volumes.

Also to add Crown Princess Victoria is godmother to Princess of Orange, Amalia
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Old 04-04-2014, 04:58 PM
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That is the cherry on the royal cake of excellent relationships, of course.
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I think we have to wait for a state visit and then Queen Máxima will surely become Dame in the Order of the Seraphim. I can't imagine she won't. I really can't.
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maxima's dress tonight is beautiful. i can remember she wore the same one for her birthday celebrations and i already loved it back then! glad to see it back. and nice to see her wearing her beautiful diamond tiara.

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Queen Máxima not being installed with the Seraphim Order, yet?!

I´m so happy that we´ve finally come to what I call "real royal visits"-
these 1-day-visits are really not my cuppa tea...
i agree, i'm also happy to see a full official visit! hopefully WA+Maxima will start doing an official or state visit at some point soon to another royal country - so that we get to see some tiaras of both families!

concerning the order, maxima already has the Order of the Polar Star. but maybe she will get the order of seraphim this time?
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Old 04-04-2014, 05:15 PM
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I didn´t doubt the good relationship between the 2 Houses; I just wondered why this high official frame hasn´t been used to bestow the highest swedish order on the dutch Queen. But I guess she´ll have it one day for a state visit.

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concerning the order, maxima already has the Order of the Polar Star. but maybe she will get the order of seraphim this time?


I don´t think so; she´s wearing the Polar Star tonight. If she had gotten the Seraphim Order she would have worn it for the banquet!
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Nice to see Beatrix present tonight at the Palace in Amsterdam,hard to believe she was the Queen this time last year,where has those 12 months gone!
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Old 04-05-2014, 02:07 AM
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From the website of the swedish royal court
Kungaparet besöker Nederländerna – dag 1 - Sveriges Kungahus
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The speech of king Carl Gustaf at the dinner (english)
H.M. Konungens tal vid holländska Kungaparets middag i samband med det officiella besöket till Nederländerna, fredagen den 4 april 2014** - Sveriges Kungahus

Official visit of HM King Carl Gustav and HM Queen Silvia Royal Press Europe

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On Saturday, king Carl Gustaf and queen Silvia arrive to Rijksmuseum
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The king Carl Gustaf handed over the Swedish Chamber Export Prize 2014 to SKF, represented by Tom Johnstone. Also on stage: Nils van Dijkman, chairman of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the Netherlands
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