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Old 08-20-2019, 05:41 PM
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indeed, very beautiful. i love how the light fills the room and the beautiful wreaths with the names of all the family members. so beautifully done.

i wonder who Kai / Numa / Aida are. are they juliana's children? i am also assuming that since eva isn't in the wreaths that she probably divorced bernardo? no signs of christina's husband either - how disrespectful of him.

also interesting to note that WA's crown has his name as 'alexander'. i wonder if this is how he is known in the family in an informal setting.
Yes, the family name is Alexander.

In 1967 Prince Claus registered the names of his son and before the Mayor of Utrecht, jonkheer Constant de Ranitz, he said: "The names are Willem-Alexander Claus George Ferdinand, and we call him: Alexander". See:
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Old 08-20-2019, 07:22 PM
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Really beautiful place to rest ! Full of light and so serene. It is very Moving.
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Old 08-20-2019, 09:39 PM
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How sad it must be for the remaining sisters that the baby of the family died. Beatrix was 9 years older than Cristina, I'm sure that she didn't expect her baby sister to die before her. Does anyone know if Jorge Guillermo paid his last respects?
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Old 08-21-2019, 02:49 AM
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The Royal Family will escort the coffin with the remains of HRH Princess Christina from the Koepel of Fagel to the nearby Gate of the Royal Mews,tomorrow ahead of the cremation.
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Old 08-21-2019, 07:14 AM
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How sad it must be for the remaining sisters that the baby of the family died. Beatrix was 9 years older than Cristina, I'm sure that she didn't expect her baby sister to die before her. Does anyone know if Jorge Guillermo paid his last respects?
Well, the cancer chose the youngest this time

King Albert II of Belgium probably didn't suppose either that his baby half-brother Alexander (eight years younger) would die before him.
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Old 08-22-2019, 04:10 AM
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In the long, long funerary history of the House Orange-Nassau, Princess Christina will be the first not to be buried or interred. She is the first to be cremated.

And another possible nouveauté: the Princess will possibly be the first without a Christian funeral service, as there will only be a short gathering in the Garden Pavillion and a farewell at the gates of the Royal Mews, where the cortège will leave Noordeinde Palace's compound.


Maybe there will be a Priest but in any case there is no funeral Mass in a church.
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Old 08-22-2019, 07:26 AM
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The Royal Family will escort the coffin with the remains of HRH Princess Christina from the Koepel of Fagel to the nearby Gate of the Royal Mews,tomorrow ahead of the cremation.
Noordeinde Palace compound this morning:Bright colours as a farewell to the Princess.


https://www.ppe-agency.com/show.php?...2019%20Funeral
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Old 08-22-2019, 08:14 AM
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It looks like a simple but dignified ceremony.
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Old 08-22-2019, 08:15 AM
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Nice to see the family united and in bright colours, honouring Princess Christina!



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Old 08-22-2019, 08:46 AM
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too bright


'A time to weep, And a time to laugh; A time to mourn, And a time to dance'
People shouldn't ask to mix all these things
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Old 08-22-2019, 08:49 AM
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'A time to weep, And a time to laugh; A time to mourn, And a time to dance'
People shouldn't ask to mix all these things
No,not,it was the late Princess's wish!Respect that.
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Old 08-22-2019, 08:53 AM
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Does anybody know who the lady with the neon-blue jacket between Tjalling ten Cate and Prince Maurits is?
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Old 08-22-2019, 09:01 AM
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No,not,it was the late Princess's wish!Respect that.
Yes obviously. I don't think the others have a say in this if it's her wish.

It's a nice arrangement. Funeral can be a celebration of life and not necessarily full of sadness.
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Old 08-22-2019, 09:02 AM
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Does anybody know who the lady with the neon-blue jacket between Tjalling ten Cate and Prince Maurits is?

I believe it was the personal nurse of the Princess.
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Old 08-22-2019, 09:04 AM
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Does anybody know who the lady with the neon-blue jacket between Tjalling ten Cate and Prince Maurits is?
I believe the lady is a nurse.
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Old 08-22-2019, 09:06 AM
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And where are her grandchildren?
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Old 08-22-2019, 09:08 AM
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And where are her grandchildren?
Home,too young to attend.
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Old 08-22-2019, 09:13 AM
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Isabel is 10 and Julian 8 (Children of Bernardo) are, IMHO, big enough to say farewell to their grandma.
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Old 08-22-2019, 09:16 AM
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There was a private ceremony afterwards. It is possible that they were there. The Guillermo’s have always been very private and perhaps prefer to keep their children away from the press.
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Old 08-22-2019, 09:37 AM
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Isabel is 10 and Julian 8 (Children of Bernardo) are, IMHO, big enough to say farewell to their grandma.
That is for the parents to decide.

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There was a private ceremony afterwards. It is possible that they were there. The Guillermo’s have always been very private and perhaps prefer to keep their children away from the press.
Most probably yes,they are never seen in public,or hardly,and love to keep it that way.

There were Laureats of the Princess Christina Music Concours in attendance
at the ceremony at the Royal Mews and some performed

Meanwhile the ceremony is over and the late Princess has been cremated.R.I.P.
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