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lucien 09-21-2009 06:29 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Guido (Post 994305)
Why did they visit to New York again? They've just recently returned home from there.

Their work for the UN.It's in their thread Guido.:smile:

some more from yesterday:

ANP Beeldbank

courtesy royalimages.

principessa 09-21-2009 08:44 AM

More pictures by Royal Press Europe:

Royal Press Europe - Royal Photoagency - © Albert Nieboer & Albert Philip van der Werf

Alison20 09-21-2009 08:55 AM

Thank you, Stephan, for posting the link to the PPT Newsagency pictures. It is so nice to see up-to-date pictures of the van Vollenhovens and their children. There has been a bit of an explosion of grandchildren for Pss Margriet (and also for Queen Beatrix) so it is good to be able to put faces to the names.

Carminha Stalker 09-21-2009 09:10 AM

What a pleasant and lovely family the Van Vollenhovens. It´s great to see all the cousins attending as well. Beautiful children all. It´s a shame the AAA girls weren´t there, but I understand the reason why.

queenofthelight 09-21-2009 10:21 AM

Courtesy of Belga.:flowers:

More nice photos:

http://i34.tinypic.com/ne6qa1.jpg
http://i33.tinypic.com/2yuhedd.jpg

BelgaPicture - Category details

antonieta 09-21-2009 11:25 AM

This family is just fantastik.

susan alicia 09-21-2009 12:37 PM

[DNF] Fotoarchief Denieuwsfoto

I think Aimee is narcissistic but very chique.

The necklace of Marilene is :sick:
http://www.ppe-agency.com/preview.ph...09%20Apeldoorn

and as I mentioned in the fashion thread Laurentine looks rediculous, sleeves are childish, she would have looked like an adult in a copy of the dresses her daughters wear and why she put her son in an austrian/bavarian jacket as a dutch little boy in holland is a mysterie. With the sunglasses on her head and tacky necklace, Natasja Froger looks aristocratic compared to Laurentine.

http://www.ppe-agency.com/preview.ph...09%20Apeldoorn

I think Julia is a doll, a beautiful chilld
http://www.ppe-agency.com/preview.ph...09%20Apeldoorn

and I like the dresses of Zaria and Luana, but not of Mabel (Victor&Rolf?)
http://www.ppe-agency.com/preview.ph...09%20Apeldoorn

grevinnan 09-21-2009 01:24 PM

Everyone in the family looks lovely and happy to join in the celebration of the baptism. Very lovely to see a large family and all the grownups are still with their original marriage partners. It is a family event and not a fashion show put on for prospective buyers.

pinolovertje 09-21-2009 02:16 PM

Pieter was ten months yesterday, he was born on the 19th of november last year.

The kids are getting so big, Emma was for me not the little girl I recognized, she is really a little girl and not a baby anymore. Also Pieter has changed a lot!

Marengo 09-21-2009 07:54 PM

Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Parma was escorted by Annemarie Gualthérie van Weezel, it is the first time they are seen together AFAIK.

Guido 09-22-2009 03:14 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by lucien (Post 994325)
Their work for the UN.It's in their thread Guido.:smile:

some more from yesterday:

ANP Beeldbank

courtesy royalimages.

But the Calendar didn't mention it. Anyway Not everyone has time to read through all threads.

principessa 09-22-2009 06:35 AM

Does someone know, why the Guillermo-relatives have not been there? Are they not so closed to them as the rest of the family?

lucien 09-22-2009 06:39 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by principessa (Post 994708)
Does someone know, why the Guillermo-relatives have not been there? Are they not so closed to them as the rest of the family?

Oh yes they are,but to hop over the pond for every baptism or celebration is a tad too much as they really,really,prefer a life out of the royal spotlights.Only funerals and weddings gets them to board a KLM flight this direction and I hope the first will not be for decades to come,and I suspect the latter takes just as long now....:flowers:

Pieter,Pieter and Pieter,what a lovely picture!I think:

http://gpdhome.typepad.com/.a/6a00d8...58972a8970b-pi

courtesy Royalblog:flowers:

Turkish Delight 09-22-2009 07:25 AM

News Summary Royalblog.nl: Intimate baptism in Dutch royal family
Nieuwsberichten Royalblog.nl: Driemaal Pieter van Vollenhoven
Troonopvolgers!: Doop Pieter.

Too bad that we can't see Maxima & WA!

PetraHel 09-22-2009 07:37 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by lucien (Post 994711)
Oh yes they are,but to hop over the pond for every baptism or celebration is a tad too much as they really,really,prefer a life out of the royal spotlights.Only funerals and weddings gets them to board a KLM flight this direction and I hope the first will not be for decades to come,and I suspect the latter takes just as long now....:flowers:

And what about possible weddings of Bourbon-Parma siblings? It would definitely take less time than decades...:smile:

Marengo 09-22-2009 08:59 AM

Now that is something to look forward too indeed (a Bourbon-Parma wedding), the one of Carlos will be somewhat high profile at least. Still, the Guillermo's didn't attend all van Vollenhoven weddings or those of the sons of the Queen.

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Nice to see all the young royals again btw, Julia ten Cate is really a very pretty child!

Marengo 09-22-2009 09:19 AM

Some info, the godparents were:
- Prof. Mr. Pieter van Vollenhoven
- Prince Maurits
- Jvr. Anouk van Doorn
- Sandra Chollet

As has been mentioned earlier, Pieter Maurits Erik Mark has been named after his two grand fathers, his uncle (prince Maurits) and after the soldier of Orange, the late Erik Hazelhoff Roelfzema, a friend of the RF.

Pieter van Vollenhoven sr. said he found the name especially pretty ;).

principessa 09-23-2009 03:31 PM

Svenskdamtidning is also reporting about the christening:

Google Translate

Lumutqueen 09-28-2009 05:54 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Marengo (Post 994758)
Some info, the godparents were:
- Prof. Mr. Pieter van Vollenhoven
- Prince Maurits
- Jvr. Anouk van Doorn
- Sandra Chollet

As has been mentioned earlier, Pieter Maurits Erik Mark has been named after his two grand fathers, his uncle (prince Maurits) and after the soldier of Orange, the late Erik Hazelhoff Roelfzema, a friend of the RF.

Pieter van Vollenhoven sr. said he found the name especially pretty ;).

I'm sure he found the name cute. :flowers:
The reasons behind the name Erik is beautiful. :smile:

CyrilVladisla 12-22-2013 08:04 PM

These were very nice pictures of Pieter.


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