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Old 12-04-2010, 12:41 AM
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HM The Queen hosted a farewell dinner at Huis ten Bosch Palace for the members of the former Government,
Balkenende IV last night.HRH Princess Máxima was in attendance.
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Old 12-22-2010, 07:21 AM
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HM Christmas message will be aired on saturday december 25th at 13.00PM CET (GMT+1).You can follow this on-line,here:

http://www.nos.nl/koningshuis

http://youtube.com/koninklijkhuis

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Old 12-23-2010, 03:46 AM
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The last WW II female Resistance member and Knight of the Military Willems Order,Mrs.Jos Mulder-Gemmeke,passed away aged 88.

Mrs.Mulder-Gemmeke always was very modest on her role in the resistance and it wasn't till 1955 when she became a Knight and it was
only since the last two decades she appeared at official functions.

The only other woman who ever was a Knight Military Willems Order was Queen Wilhelmina who was bestowed
with the Order shortly after she Abdicated,it was the first official act by her daughter as Queen to bestow the Order on her mother in 1948.

As this is the highest Order we have,and also strongly related to the House of Orange and the Monarch,I placed this here.
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Old 12-25-2010, 06:53 AM
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HM Christmas message will be aired on saturday december 25th at 13.00PM CET (GMT+1).You can follow this on-line,here:

NOS - Koningshuis

http://youtube.com/koninklijkhuis



The theme of HM's speech this year will be "Encouragement" and "Civil Courage" as was announced by the RVD last night.
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Old 12-25-2010, 08:21 PM
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The speech, with wonderful images of Huis ten Bosch in the snow:

http://www.youtube.com/koninklijkhui.../0/-bqMJAeC4s0

IMHO the speech was somewhat anti-Wilders, albeit in a subtle way. It must be a worry for HM too, to see how a large group of Dutch voters are voting in favor of this man.
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Old 12-26-2010, 07:13 AM
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Not particularly anti-Wilders,no,but a different tone to a traditional theme used by HM throughout all Her Christmas Mesages.However,Wilders will explain it again as if it was all against him,the poor thing.Yet the message was pointed at all,to Wilders that is all there is as he thinks HE is All.Wonder what his comment will be monday...the usual bla bla no doubt....People do tend to look right through that after a while tho,as will happen with him I'm sure.
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HM will host two New Year receptions,on tuesday afternoon of january 11th the reception for Dutch corporate life as well as representatives of Dutch society,followed on wednesday morning january 12th with a reception for the Corps Diplomatique and International Organisations in The Netherlands.

TRH The Prince of Orange and Princess Máxima,Princess Margriet and Prof.mr.Pieter van Vollenhoven will be in attendance on both occasions.

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Old 01-11-2011, 11:31 AM
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HM will host two New Year receptions,on tuesday afternoon of january 11th the reception for Dutch corporate life as well as representatives of Dutch society,followed on wednesday morning january 12th with a reception for the Corps Diplomatique and International Organisations in The Netherlands.

TRH The Prince of Orange and Princess Máxima,Princess Margriet and Prof.mr.Pieter van Vollenhoven will be in attendance on both occasions.

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Where was Máxima? :)
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HM Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah,Sultan and Yang Di Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam will visit The Netherlands
on thursday and will be received in Audience by HM Queen Beatrix at Noordeinde Palace and will host a lunch.

TRH The Prince of Orange and Princess Máxima will be in attendance.
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Where was Máxima? :)
Looks like she attended as well.
ppe gallery added two pictures of her...

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HM Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah,Sultan and Yang Di Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam will visit The Netherlands
on thursday and will be received in Audience by HM Queen Beatrix at Noordeinde Palace and will host a lunch.

TRH The Prince of Orange and Princess Máxima will be in attendance.

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Old 01-18-2011, 06:30 AM
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HM The Queen hosted the Ambassadors Conference at Noordeinde Palace on monday january 17th.
TRH The Prince of Orange and Princess Máxima were in attendance.

The annual conference is organised by the Foreign Office and includes the dutch Ambassadors,
Permanent Representatives at International Organisations and Consuls-General.

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HM hosted a farewell lunch for HE the ambassador of the Republic East of the Uruguay,Dr.C.Mora.

Huis ten Bosch Palacas,tuesday january 18th.

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HM will receive the Credentials of TE the ambassadors of:

Hungary: Gyula Sümeghi

Gabon : Dr.Noel Nelson Messone

Noordeinde Palace,january 19th.
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Old 01-20-2011, 07:55 AM
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HM hosted a farewell lunch for leaving Indonesian ambassador Habibie.

Huis ten Bosch Palace,january 19th.
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Queen Beatrix has officially opened the anniversary exhibition of the Netherlands National
Show of small animals. The show is held to mark the 125th anniversary of the Royal Dutch
Society Avicultura of which Beatrix is patron of, January 21, 2011.


** Pic 1 ** Pic 2 **Pic 3 ** Pic 4 ** belga **
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HM looks like she had a great time! Love Pic. 2!
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Love pic 3.
She looks like she's enjoying herself.
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Isn´t that sweet, that HM of the Netherlands shows an interest in small animals like birds, is this not touching? And, besides, Her Majesty wears a very elegant `deux-piêces´ with a flattering neckline.
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HM received the president of the European Central bank,Mr.J.C.Trichet,in audience at Huis ten Bosch Palace,january 21st.

Het Koninklijk Huis

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Queen Beatrix attended the opening of the national small animal show at the Home Boxx Exhibition in Nieuwegein. January 21, 2011

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