Dutch Royals Attend Remembrance Day

  May 6, 2021 at 9:35 am by

On May 4th and 5th, members of the Dutch Royal Family attended the Remembrance and Liberation Day commemorations.
Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima, on Tuesday May 4th, Remembrance Day, attended the national commemoration held at the Dam Square where took place the wreath-laying ceremony at the National Monument at the presence of Prime Minister Rutte and members of the government. During the ceremony a two-minute silence was held on Dam Square for everyone who died in World War II.
On the same day, Princess Margriet, along with Prof. Pieter van Vollenhoven and Prince Pieter Christiaan, marked the Remembrance Day at the Grebbeberg Military Field of Honor in Rhenen.
Following the Coronavirus outbreak the commemorations of Remembrance Day took place without the public.

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