Program of the Abdication of Queen Beatrix and Inauguration of King Willem-Alexander
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Program for the abdication of Queen Beatrix and the inauguration of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands
Once known, the program for the abdication and the inauguration will be posted in this thread.
This thread will remain closed. Relevant posts will be moved here, please use the thread Abdication of Queen Beatrix & Inauguration of Willem-Alexander; Suggestions & Musings.
Abdication, 30 April 2013:
- Signing of the instrument of abdication in the Royal Palace in Amsterdam.
- Short adress by the new King Willem-Alexander and the former Queen Beatrix from the balcony of the Palace.
- Balcony Scene with the New King and Queen and their daughters.
Inauguration, 30 April 2013:
- Investure in the Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam. (Joint session of the two Houses of the States General)
10.00 - 10.30 o'clock
The abdication of Queen Beatrix takes place at the Royal Palace in Amsterdam. The Queen signs the Act of Abdication in the Moses Hall.
10.30 - 10.50 o'clock
King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands and Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands enter the balcony of the Palace. Both the King and Princess Beatrix hold (short) speech. Afterwards the Princess of Orange, Princess Alexia and Princess Ariane of the Netherlands enter the balcony.
The King leaves for the Nieuwe Kerk.
14.00 - 15.30 o'clock
Swearing in and inauguration of the new King during the joint session of the Staten Generaal in the Nieuwe Kerk. The king will give a speech and take the oath.
16.30 - 17.30 o'clock
Reception for authorities and members of the Staten Generaal in the Royal Palace in Amsterdam.
Since the thread of the program is closed, I put this link here
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