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Old 02-26-2015, 12:36 PM
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Dutch State Visit to Canada and Official Visit to the USA: May 27-29 & June 1-3, 2015

At the invitation of Their Excellencies the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, and Mrs Sharon Johnston, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima will pay a state visit to Canada from Wednesday 27 to Friday 29 May 2015.

Staatsbezoek aan Canada - Het Koninklijk Huis

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Old 02-26-2015, 12:45 PM
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The King and Queen of the Netherlands are quite active and profiling themselves very much. Trés bien!
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Old 02-26-2015, 05:29 PM
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Although it's been about half a year in the agenda of this website is to read, the RVD has now officially brought out that the royal couple in May brings a state visit to Canada.

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@VorstenNL RVD: Koning en koningin brengen officieel bezoek aan Amerika van 1 tot en met 3 juni. O.a. bezoek aan Obama op het Witte Huis.

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima will pay an Official Visit to the USA in June. They will meet the President Brack Obama at the White House.
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Old 03-31-2015, 01:25 PM
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Look forward to the trip, especially the State dinner.
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Old 03-31-2015, 01:44 PM
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Looking forward to this. I bet Maxima will look gorgeous!
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I don't think there will be a state dinner. It is just an official visit, not a state visit. They can shake Obama's hand for a few seconds and maybe have a tea if they are lucky, but that is probably it.
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@VorstenNL RVD: Koning en koningin brengen officieel bezoek aan Amerika van 1 tot en met 3 juni. O.a. bezoek aan Obama op het Witte Huis.

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima will pay a State Visit to the USA in June. They will meet the President Brack Obama at the White House.
It is not a State Visit, it is a short official visit with an economic and trade delegation in the royal slipstream. So no protocollary tralala and no state banquets.

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It appears that they will be visiting Chicago as well as Washington D.C. I'm keeping my fingers crossed that I'll get a chance to see them at some point while they're here.
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The program of the Official Visit

Officieel Bezoek aan de Verenigde Staten van Amerika (2) ** Google Translate
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fantastic news, this looks like a great visit. can't wait for the pictures.
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The royal couple is scheduled to be in Canada for a full state visit the week before that, are they not ? As I understand it, both visits are actually related to the celebration of the liberation of the Netherlands by the allied forces (mostly Anglo-Canadian) near the end of World War II.
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Old 05-05-2015, 04:19 AM
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The royal couple is scheduled to be in Canada for a full state visit the week before that, are they not ? As I understand it, both visits are actually related to the celebration of the liberation of the Netherlands by the allied forces (mostly Anglo-Canadian) near the end of World War II.
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The programs of both visits are to be found in this thread.
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"In honor of Their Majesties King Willem Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands' official visit to the U.S., please join them at Nationals Park on June 1 at 7:05 p.m., as the Nationals host the Toronto Blue Jays."

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they are now in Canada
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King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands meets with Lieutenant Governor NL Frank Fagan
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Oh, thank you, Polyesco, for the pictures of their arrival!

I'm started to get excited about the visit. I hope to see them tomorrow when they lay wreaths at our National Memorial, as it's close to my office. I'll just have to find a way to sneak out of the office for a little bit!

The local press seems to be getting excited about the visit too. Here are some articles from the media in the towns they will be visiting:

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/...60/?cmpid=rss1

Dutch king to pay first-ever visit to Canada | Ottawa Citizen

King and Queen of the Netherlands to visit Waterloo Region May 28 - Kitchener-Waterloo - CBC News

Dutch king and queen to visit Waterloo Region

http://www.niagarathisweek.com/news-story/5640246-dutch-king-and-queen-to-visit-beamsville/
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So looking forward to this Visit, but especially seeing them at the Jays game.


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I didn't realize that they are beginning their visit in Newfoundland. Great news, as Newfoundlanders don't often get to see non-British royals!

Supposedly they will be spending the night there and then flying on to Ottawa in the morning. Should give them a good chance to experience some good old Newfoundland hospitality! (They're among the friendliest people in Canada)

King and Queen of the Netherlands visit St. John's - Local - The Telegram

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Expect for British royal family i don't remember any other royal to visit Canada. I have wrong or not?
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Some more pics of their arrival and first meeting can also be found here:



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Today's state visit to Canada begins. Tuesday afternoon (local time) came King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima already in St. John's - the capital of Newfoundland and Labrador.

State Visit to Canada - I
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