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purple_platinum 03-07-2006 12:11 PM

State Visit from Luxembourg to The Netherlands; April 24-26, 2006
 
On April 24-26, upon the invitation by HM Queen Beatrix, TRH Grand Duke Henri & Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg will make a State Visit to Netherlands.

They will visit the cities of The Hague, Amsterdam, Leiden, and the province of Fryslân.

for more information : http://www.koninklijkhuis.nl/content.jsp?objectid=14371


Please post news & photos of this visit here... :) :)

lisamaria 03-29-2006 12:27 PM

Hello!

Don't ask how I got hold to this (a very resourceful a person I am :D), but here is the program for the upcoming state visit to the Netherlands.

Monday 24 April 2006 – The Hague and Leyden


11.00 - Ceremonial welcome at Rotterdam Airport, by H.M. the Queen and H.R.H. the Prince of Orange
15.00 - Visit to Eurotransplant International Foundation and the Leyden University Medical Centre (combined visit at the Medical Centre)
16.45 - Meeting with the Presidents of Senate and House of Representatives and the Committees for Foreign and European Affairs, at the
Senate Building in The Hague
21.00 - State banquet (speeches by the Grandduke and the Queen) (I suppose at Noordeinde Palace, the website doesn’t mention a location)



Tuesday 25 April 2006 – Friesland/Fryslân and Amsterdam


10.00 - Visit to the Grote of Jacobijnerkerk (a church) in Leeuwarden/Ljouwerd (burial place of the Frisian Nassaus)
10.30 - Visit to the National Ceramics Museum ‘Princessehof’ in Leeuwarden (former residence of ‘Marijke Meu’, widow of Stadtholder Johan Willem Friso)
11.15 - Visit to the Van Hall Larenstein Institute and Wetsus in Leeuwarden
12.45 - Luncheon at Heringastate (also known as ‘Poptaslot’) in Marssum
14.15 - Boat-trip from Eernewoud/Earnewâld
20.15 - Concert by ‘L’Orchestre de Chambre du Luxembourg’ at the Royal Tropical Institute in Amsterdam, offered by the Grandducal couple



Wednesday 26 April 2006 – Amsterdam and The Hague


08.30 - Opening speech by H.R.H. the Grandduke at a seminar for the banking world at the building of the Chamber of Commerce in Amsterdam
09.45 - Guided tour through the exhibition ‘Rembrandt-Caravaggio’, at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam
10.30 - Reception hosted by the City of Amsterdam at the Van Gogh Museum
11.30 - Laying of a wreath at the National Monument at Dam Square, Amsterdam
13.15 - Luncheon, offered by the Dutch government at the Ridderzaal, The Hague (speeches by the Prime Minister and the Grandduke)
15.45 - Reception for Luxembourg people in the Netherlands, at the residence of the Luxembourg ambassador, The Hague
17.30 - Depart from Rotterdam Airport – End of state visit



-L


Virnabrisa2000 03-29-2006 02:56 PM

That you win I have that you of already this visit of State, will have new pictures:):):)

lisamaria 03-29-2006 03:18 PM

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Originally Posted by Virnabrisa2000
That you win I have that you of already this visit of State, will have new pictures:):):)

If I could perform miracles, I would be living in Bali and having Josep Carreras singing me a serenade every evening as I dine with lobster and champagne. Or something...

-L :p

gaggleofcrazypeople 03-29-2006 03:49 PM

Thanks for all that info!

Kelly 03-29-2006 03:57 PM

Yes, thank you for the info. very resourceful I suppose;). Can't wait for those pictures!

dutch royal 03-30-2006 11:56 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by lisamaria
Hello!

Don't ask how I got hold to this (a very resourceful a person I am :D), but here is the program for the upcoming state visit to the Netherlands.

Monday 24 April 2006 – The Hague and Leyden


11.00 - Ceremonial welcome at Rotterdam Airport, by H.M. the Queen and H.R.H. the Prince of Orange
15.00 - Visit to Eurotransplant International Foundation and the Leyden University Medical Centre (combined visit at the Medical Centre)
16.45 - Meeting with the Presidents of Senate and House of Representatives and the Committees for Foreign and European Affairs, at the
Senate Building in The Hague
21.00 - State banquet (speeches by the Grandduke and the Queen) (I suppose at Noordeinde Palace, the website doesn’t mention a location)



Tuesday 25 April 2006 – Friesland/Fryslân and Amsterdam


10.00 - Visit to the Grote of Jacobijnerkerk (a church) in Leeuwarden/Ljouwerd (burial place of the Frisian Nassaus)
10.30 - Visit to the National Ceramics Museum ‘Princessehof’ in Leeuwarden (former residence of ‘Marijke Meu’, widow of Stadtholder Johan Willem Friso)
11.15 - Visit to the Van Hall Larenstein Institute and Wetsus in Leeuwarden
12.45 - Luncheon at Heringastate (also known as ‘Poptaslot’) in Marssum
14.15 - Boat-trip from Eernewoud/Earnewâld
20.15 - Concert by ‘L’Orchestre de Chambre du Luxembourg’ at the Royal Tropical Institute in Amsterdam, offered by the Grandducal couple



Wednesday 26 April 2006 – Amsterdam and The Hague


08.30 - Opening speech by H.R.H. the Grandduke at a seminar for the banking world at the building of the Chamber of Commerce in Amsterdam
09.45 - Guided tour through the exhibition ‘Rembrandt-Caravaggio’, at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam
10.30 - Reception hosted by the City of Amsterdam at the Van Gogh Museum
11.30 - Laying of a wreath at the National Monument at Dam Square, Amsterdam
13.15 - Luncheon, offered by the Dutch government at the Ridderzaal, The Hague (speeches by the Prime Minister and the Grandduke)
15.45 - Reception for Luxembourg people in the Netherlands, at the residence of the Luxembourg ambassador, The Hague
17.30 - Depart from Rotterdam Airport – End of state visit



-L



I am going to be there all 3 days ( i got those days off from work) so i can see the luxembourg couple with oure queen.:D :D :D :D

And ofcourse make beautifull pictures from the royals!!!!;) ;) ;) ;)

Kelly 04-04-2006 04:04 PM

Lucky you! Can't wait for those pictures!

legnavirginia2006 04-04-2006 04:25 PM

Yeah me too! I am a big fan of the Luxembourg Ryal Family. i am so anxious to see the pictures.

Heiress Victoria 04-04-2006 04:49 PM

great info... but I think guillaume should go with them ..

Maxie 04-04-2006 05:08 PM

I just can't wait for this visit to start! Dutch royal, you're one lucky girl. I don't think I will be able to go to Amsterdam or The Hague and watch these two families together. Such a pity!

Marengo 04-22-2006 07:00 PM

A more elaborate programme posted by Henri M on the benelux royals MB (original source is the gouverment of Luxembourg)


Visite d’État de L.L.A.A.R.R. Le Grand-Duc et La Grande-Duchesse aux Pays-Bas (24-27.04.2006)

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On invitation of Her Majesty The Queen of the Netherlands, Their Royal Highnesses The Grand-Duke and The Grand-Duchess of Luxembourg will bring a State Visit to the Netherlands from the 24th until the 27th of April 2006.
The grand-ducal couple will be accompanied by M. Jean Asselborn, vice-premier, minister of Foreign Affairs and M. Luc Frieden, minister of Justice and the Budget.
The grand-ducal couple and the Luxembourgian delegation will arrive on Monday April 24th on Rotterdam Airport and be welcomed by Her Majesty The Queen of the Netherlands, His Royal Highness The Prince of Orange and M. Bernard Bot, the Netherlands' minister of Foreign Affairs.
After the military honours and the presentation of the delegations, Their Royal Highnesses The Grand-Duke and The Grand-Duchess will head for Noordeinde Palace in The Hague for a déjeuner privé.
The members of the Luxembourgian Government will meet their political counterparts in the Netherlands. M. Jean Asselborn, vice-premier, minister of Foreign Affairs will meet the chef of the Netherlands' diplomacy M. Bernard Bot, the Netherlands' minister of Foreign Affairs. They will review the bilateral relationship between the two countries, exchange their views and opinions on some of the major dossiers in European policy.
M. Luc Frieden, minister of Justice will meet his Netherlands' counterpart M. Jan Piet Hein Donner and mainly discuss the judicial cooperation between the Netherlands and Luxembourg and discuss civil and penal measures in the famework of an Europe of freedom, liberty, justice and security.
In the afternoon, the grand-ducal couple will visit Leyden University, the eldest of all Netherlands' universities, founded by Willem I of Nassau, Prince of Orange in 1575. They will inform themselves on the Universitary Medical Center, especially on the newest biomedical technologies which are used in the treatment against leucaemia. They will also visit the headquarters of Eurotransplant, which is responsible for and coordinates the exchange of organs within the three Benelux-countries.
The Chairman of the First Chamber of the States-General (the Senate), Mme. Yvonne Timmerman Buck, and the Chairman of the Second Chamber of the States-General (the House of Representatives), M. Frans W. Weisglas, will welcome and accompany the grand-ducal couple when they meet the chairpersons and members of the permament parliamentary commissions for Foreign Affairs and for Europe.
In the evening Her Majesty The Queen will offer a Dîner de Gala in honour of Their Royal Highnesses The Grand-Duke and The Grand-Duchess. This event will be held on Noordeinde Palace in The Hague and will also close the first day of the State Visit.
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On Tuesday April 25th Their Royal Highnesses The Grand-Duke and The Grand-Duchess, in the presence of Her Majesty The Queen, will visit the province Fryslân (Frisia) in the north of the Netherlands.
The grand-ducal couple will visit an exhibition on European and Oriental ceramiques at the Museum Princessehof in Leeuwarden, famous for its fine collection of chinoises. After this there will be a guided visit to the Church of the Jacobinians (the Great Church) in Leeuwarden, where scions of the Friesian Nassaus are interred.
After a visit to the Van Hall Larenstein Institute, a major centre on research and experimentation on agriculture, environment and biotopes in the north of the Netherlands, Their Royal Highnesses The Grand-Duke and The Grand-Duchess will inform themselves at Wetsus Institute on durable watertechnologies.
A lunch will be offered to the grand-ducal couple on the Heringa Estate in Marssum. After the déjeuner Their Royal Highnesses The Grand-Duke and The Grand-Duchess will enjoy a sightseeing by boat, departing from Earnewâld.
In the evening Their Royal Highnesses The Grand-Duke and The Grand-Duchess will offer a reception in honour of Her Majesty The Queen, which will be held at the Royal Museum for the Tropics in Amsterdam. The reception will start with a concert by l’Orchestre de chambre du Luxembourg under direction of M. Nicolas Brochot.
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The third day of the State Visit will begin with a seminair about the Luxembourgian economy. Their Royal Highnesses The Grand-Duke and The Grand-Duchess will be accompanied by Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Orange and Princess Máxima and M. Luc Frieden, minister of the Budget. The seminair will be held at the Amsterdam Chamber of Commerce, in the presence of an important delegation with personalities out of the economical and financial life of both Luxembourg and the Netherlands.
The Mayor of the City of Amsterdam, M. Job Cohen, will receive the grand-ducal couple and Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Orange and Princess Máxima at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. Besides the impressive own collection, at the moment there is a special exhibition in the Van Gogh Museum dedicated to the great masters Rembrandt and Caravaggio.
After this guided visit to the exposotion, Their Royal Highnesses The Grand-Duke and The Grand-Duchess, accompanied by Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Orange and Princess Máxima, will lay a wreath of flowers at the National Monument on Dam Square in Amsterdam.
Later in the afternoon the grand-ducal couple will be offered a déjeuner by M. Jan Peter Balkenende, the Netherlands premier, in name of the Netherlands Government. This déjeuner in honour of the grand-ducal couple will be held in one of the halls at the Inner Court in The Hague.
After the déjeuner, the grand-ducal couple will host a reception for the Luxembourgean community in the Netherlands. (Communiqué par le Service information et presse du gouvernement)

purple_platinum 04-24-2006 01:40 AM

Official Program of the Luxembourg State Visit
from koninklijkhuis.nl

Quote:

As reported by Government Information Service (RVD) -message nr 40 d. d. 7 March 2006, Theirs's Royal Highnesses the Grand Duke and Grand Duchess of Luxembourg bring a state visit at the Netherlands on Monday 24 till and with Wednesday 26 April on invitation of Her Majesty the Queen.
The Grand Duke & Grand Duchess will visit the cities The Hague, Amsterdam and Leiden, and the province of Fryslân.

Her Majesty the Queen will accompany the Grand Duke and Grand Duchess on 25 April during their visit to Fryslân. His Royal Highness the Prince of Orange and Her Royal Highness Princess Máxima will accompany them on the visit to Leiden on 24 April and to Amsterdam on 26 April.

The program is as follows :

Monday 24 April, The Hague & Leiden
  • 11.00 - Arrival and Welcome Ceremony by the Queen & Prince of Orange at Rotterdam Airport
  • 15.00 - Visit to Eurotransplant International Foundation and the Leiden University Medical Center (combined visit in the Medical Center)
  • 16.45 - Meeting with First Chairmen and Second Chamber and Fixed chamber
    commissions for Foreign and European Affairs, in the building of the First Chamber at the Courtyard at the hague
  • 15.00 - State Banquet, with official speeches by the Grand Duke and the Queen
Tuesday 25 April, Fryslân and Amsterdam
  • 10.00 - Visit at the Grote of Jacobijnerkerk te Leeuwarden, place of the Frisian Nassaus
  • 10.30 - Visit to National Ceramic Museum Princessehof, Leeuwarden
  • 11.15 - Visit to the Van Hall Larenstein Institute and Wetsus te Leeuwarden 12.45 - Lunch at Heringastate (Poptaslot), Marssum
  • 14.15 - Boat Journey from Earnewâld (Eernewoud)
  • 20.15 - Concert by L' Orchestre de Chambre du Luxembourg in the Royal Institute Tropics of Amsterdam, offered by the Grand Duke & Grand Duchess
Wednesday 26 April, Amsterdam and The Hague
  • 8.30 - Grand Duke present openings speech on seminar for the Banking in the building the Chamber of Commerce of Amsterdam
  • 9.45 - Guided Tour through the exhibition 'Rembrandt-Caravaggio', at the Van Gogh Museum of Amsterdam
  • 10.30 - Reception by the Municipality Amsterdam, in the Van Gogh Museum
  • 11.30 - Wreath Laying at the National Monument on the Dam Square, Amsterdam
    13.15 - Governments Luncheon at the knight hall (Ridderzaal) with official speeches of the Grand Duke and the Prime Minister
  • 15.45 - Reception for the Luxemburgers living in the Netherlands, at the residence of the Luxembourg ambassador, in The Hague
  • 17.30 - Departure from Rotterdam Airport.
End state visit

27 March 2006
for more information: RVD-bericht d.d. 7 maart 2006

Marengo 04-24-2006 05:46 AM

I think I will have a look at Dam square on wednesday, I will be around anyway...

purple_platinum 04-24-2006 06:48 AM

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Maxie 04-24-2006 07:49 AM

Thanks fanletizia & purple for the pictures. As always we can rely on you! ;)

Looks like a heartly welcome there at Rotterdam airport! :)
And Marengo, I envy you! :p It's about time that I move to Amsterdam too. ;)

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