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Old 10-23-2008, 02:12 AM
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That's a really sweet photo, but for what occasion was it taken?
A project of the Edukans Foundation,to improve education for children worldwide and especially there where it's needed the most.The children,and grandmama,filled up shoeboxes with their own stuff/drawings etc etc to send to less fortunate children.Cute,and,raising awareness at a young age,that they are fortunate compared to children elsewhere in the world.

The picture is taken at the home of TH Prince Bernhard and Princess Annette here in Amsterdam.

In fact,I think we here all are most fortunate to be where we are instead of anywhere else at all.
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A project of the Edukans Foundation,to improve education for children worldwide and especially there where it's needed the most.The children,and grandmama,filled up shoeboxes with their own stuff/drawings etc etc to send to less fortunate children.Cute,and,raising awareness at a young age,that they are fortunate compared to children elsewhere in the world.

The picture is taken at the home of TH Prince Bernhard and Princess Annette here in Amsterdam.

In fact,I think we here all are most fortunate to be where we are instead of anywhere else at all.
Thanks for the information Lucien. The children in the nursery where I am on placement are also filling shoe boxes to send to those less fortunate than ourselves
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Old 10-23-2008, 02:19 PM
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I really like the idea of involving children in projects such as this one. When they learn to care about others at a young age, it leaves a lasting impression. I really think that it is very sweet that they did this with their grandmother.
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Old 10-31-2008, 02:18 AM
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Prof.mr.Pieter van Vollenhoven attended the Memorial Concert " On the Air" at the Worlds Forum Theater,The Hague on tuesday the 28th.

The concert,organised by the Committee Last Post Netherlands 1940 - 1945 in cooperation with the Veterans Institute and Checkpoint Magazine,
is a salute to the pilots and crew that died in the airwar over the skies of The Netherlands and our East Indies,present day Indonesia.

The concert was performed by the orchestra of the Royal Dutch Airforce.

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Old 11-06-2008, 01:09 AM
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HRH is attending the meeting of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Foundations at Geneva.

HRH is a Member of the Board of the IFRC and Vice-Chair of the Dutch Red Cross.She used to work as a nurse for the Red Cross
when she was young-er,and lost her heart to the organisation since.
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Old 11-07-2008, 05:48 AM
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Today November 7th and tomorrow November 8th HRH will be in Dublin to attend a symposium "Voces Celticae"
November 21st there will be the annual Peter Stuyvesant ball.
I am curious to know which son and daughter in law will accompany the princess and her husband
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Old 11-07-2008, 10:21 AM
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Were they ever accompanied by any other son & daughter-in-law than Prince Maurits & Princess Marilene? I believe they attended the Stuyvesant Ball several times.
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Old 11-08-2008, 06:21 AM
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Were they ever accompanied by any other son & daughter-in-law than Prince Maurits & Princess Marilene? I believe they attended the Stuyvesant Ball several times.
All the sons,and spouses except Princess Anita,have attended the Ball with their parents.
Actually,they showed some pics at tonights Blauw Bloed,with Floris & Aimée,Bernhard and Annette at the Stuyvesant Ball.
Ofcourse Anita won't attend this year,that would be something of a circus-act in her case at the moment.
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Well I don't think Anita will be there this year. She will not be allowed to fly!
She will have her second child at the end of this month.

Maybe this time, they will all go together Three sons, three daughters in law and The princess with Prof.mr. Pieter van Vollenhoven.
That would be nice!
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Does anyone have links to the photos?
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Does anyone have links to the photos?
The ball is on November 21st, so no photos available yet.
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The ball is on November 21st, so no photos available yet.
Oh, sorry! I must not have read this thread carefully enough. Thank you, sjetajiem. I will look forward to seeing this year's photos.
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HRH Princess Margriet will attend the symposium Revalidatie Nederland at ING House Amsterdam,today.
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Is the ING house the shoe-box building they have in AMsterdam-South, next to the highway?
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Old 11-13-2008, 07:24 AM
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Is the ING house the shoe-box building they have in AMsterdam-South, next to the highway?
Yes,gawd awfull thing that building,always had more of an ancient ship to me,a sinking one at that right now,well,at least it's making water...
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Old 11-17-2008, 01:09 PM
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Princess Margriet and dear Pieter will attend the annual Peter Stuyvesant Ball at the Grand Hyatt,NYC,friday november 21st.
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Only the two of them??
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what is the peter stuyvesant ball exactly?

nice to see magriet in new york :)
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