Dutch Royals attend Remembrance and Liberation Day

  May 5, 2023 at 11:18 pm by

Members of the Dutch Royal Family took part, on May 4 and 5, in the commemorations to mark Remembrance and Liberation Day.
Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima, on Thursday May 4th, Remembrance Day, attended a memorial service at the Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam to commemorate the victims of the Second World War along with the Prime Minister Mark Rutte.
Then, in the presence of members of the government, took place the wreath-laying ceremony at the National Monument in the Dam Square in memory of those who died during the World War II. Two minutes of silence were observed.
The same day, Princess Margriet, along with Prof. Pieter van Vollenhoven and Prince Pieter-Christiaan, attended the commemoration at the Military Cemetery Grebbeberg in Rhenen.
On Friday May 5th, Liberation Day, Prof. Pieter van Vollenhoven was in Wageningen to attend the traditional Liberation Defile to mark the National Capitulation of 1945.
In the evening King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima were present at the traditional Liberation Day Concert on the Amstel River that close the celebrations of the National Liberation.

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