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Old 10-20-2005, 03:45 AM
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Queen Beatrix received the Chairman of the Bundesrat, the "Senate", in an audience at Huis ten Bosch Palace yesterday 19th October 2005:
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Its interesting that in front of the portrait of Princess Amalia of of Orange-Nassau:
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Old 10-20-2005, 05:33 PM
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39 years stubbornly having the same hairdo doesn't go unnoticed in The Netherlands: the new dutch dictionnairy has incorperated a new word.........'Beatrixkapsel', which means Beatrix-hairdo. Congratulations your majesty!!!
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Old 10-20-2005, 05:36 PM
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39 years stubbornly having the same hairdo doesn't go unnoticed in The Netherlands: the new dutch dictionnairy has incorperated a new word.........'Beatrixkapsel', which means Beatrix-hairdo. Congratulations your majesty!!!
Hahahaha! Finally!! I've already been using this word for 15 years, I guess. Joking with friends that in fact the 'Beatrixkapsel' must be a helmet she puts on in the morning and off in the evening.
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Old 10-20-2005, 05:37 PM
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The queen, visited on Tuesday 18 october the southern Province of Brabant. Pictures Gemeente Boxtel. Pictures without watermarks.
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Old 10-20-2005, 08:32 PM
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Don't like the hat but the color is beautiful!
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Old 10-21-2005, 06:36 AM
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39 years stubbornly having the same hairdo doesn't go unnoticed in The Netherlands: the new dutch dictionnairy has incorperated a new word.........'Beatrixkapsel', which means Beatrix-hairdo. Congratulations your majesty!!!
That's hilarious! I'm sure the Queen is getting a good chuckle out of this new honour.
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Old 10-21-2005, 04:13 PM
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I may even have a Beatrixkapsel myself! I wonder whether you could get one. Take a pic of Beatrix into your local hairdressers and say, "I'd like one of those please"?
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I may even have a Beatrixkapsel myself! I wonder whether you could get one. Take a pic of Beatrix into your local hairdressers and say, "I'd like one of those please"?
I hope your hairdresser will consider what age you are first! If my Nana went in and asked for a Beatrixkapsel I don't think her hairdresser would think too much of it. But if I went in and asked for one I think my hairdresser would have a heart attack! Maybe there could be a minimum age limit on the Beatrixkapsel!

Is this the first time a queen has ever had a hairdo named after her? Queen Beatrix must be very honoured! :p What a year it's been for her -- she celebrates 25 years on the throne, she becomes a grandmother twice over with the birth of Luana and Alexia, and her hairdo gets a formal name in the dictionary! A banner year indeed for the Dutch queen!
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Old 10-21-2005, 11:51 PM
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I may even have a Beatrixkapsel myself! I wonder whether you could get one. Take a pic of Beatrix into your local hairdressers and say, "I'd like one of those please"?
Well, you can laugh at it, but one time my mother was at the hairdresser's and then a woman entered with a picture of Queen Beatrix.
'Well,' she said to the hairdresser, 'I want my hair done exactly as the Queen's hair!'
And so the hairdresser started to change her hair into the Beatrix kapsel.
My mom told me that the woman was very demanding (each little curl had to be exactly the same as on the picture she carried with her) and the hairdresser worked for over two hours on the Beatrixkapsel. Unbelievable, isn't it?
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October 27, 2005: Queen Beatrix along with Prince Willem Alexander, Princess Maxima, Prince Johan Friso and Princess Mabel attended the opening of the Holland Dance Festival at the Lucent Dance Theatre in The Hague.

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Thanks for the pictures Pdas1201. Mabel and the Queen look stunning! As for Maxima, I can't figure out why she is wearing so many high necked outfits these days - they are not the most flattering for her. Oh well, looks like she is enjoying herself which is the most important thing.
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Is PMaxima wearing Natan? That is the same blouse, but in blue, that PMathilde had on at the UN last year when she was photographed with Nan Annan and PMaxima. Since I am noticing things like this, I must be looking at these pictures too closely!!
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As for Maxima, I can't figure out why she is wearing so many high necked outfits these days - they are not the most flattering for her.
It is cold :p
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Old 10-27-2005, 05:25 PM
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Beatrix earlier today in Delft. She took the Zilverrail train it was the last day of this special train. Maxima opened this project last week. Photos from Gera Nieland and Jenny van Leeuwen.
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LOL! It sure is...
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One more picture from the opening of the Holland Dance Festival at the Lucent Dance Theatre in The Hague. Source Telegraaf
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How tall is Queen Beatrix? (In feet/inches, if possible!) She looks to be quite short.
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How tall is Queen Beatrix? (In feet/inches, if possible!) She looks to be quite short.
She is quite short, in fact. I once saw her at Queensday and I would never have thought she was so short! Probably that's why she always wears those big hats. Can't help you with the inches. I don't understand a bit of that way of measuring people.
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Old 10-28-2005, 06:14 AM
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Another picture from Beatrix Zilverrail source ANP without watermark:)
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That picture is priceless, very funny, thanks for posting!
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