Princesses Leonor and Alexia start School Year in Wales

  September 1, 2021 at 8:25 am by


Monday August 30, the Princess of Asturias, eldest daughter of the King and Queen os Spain and Princess Alexia, the second daughter of Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, has left Spain and the Netherlands to start their studies in the United Kingdom. The Princesses will complete the International Baccalaureate program at the United World College of the Atlantic (UWC Atlantic College) in Llantwit Major in … Continue reading

The Princess of Liechtenstein Passes Away, Aged 81

  August 21, 2021 at 5:14 pm by


Fürstin Marie of Liechtenstein has died today at the age of 81 in Grabs, Austria. The princess was hospitalised earlier this week after her health deteriorated steadily after the stroke on August 18, 2021. She fell asleep in the presence of her family and after receiving the holy sacraments, in peace and with great trust in God”, announced the Princely House on Saturday evening. La princesse Marie du Liechtenstein est morte … Continue reading

Prince Gabriel of Belgium Turns Eighteen

  August 20, 2021 at 11:25 am by


Prince Gabriel of Belgium celebrates his 18th birthday today. The Prince, born on August 20, 2003 in Anderlecht, is the second child and the first son of Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde. This year, after a two-year course at the International School of Brussels, the Prince obtained his international baccalaureate. Today, the Belgian Royal Palace announced that Prince Gabriel has been admitted to the National Mathematics and Science … Continue reading

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima Receive Dutch Olympic Team

  August 10, 2021 at 8:09 pm by

The King and Queen with Dutch Olympic medalists

Today, Tuesday August 10, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima received the Dutch medal winners of the Olympic Games in Tokyo. The reception took place at the Noordeinde Palace where the Royal Couple greeted the Dutch athletes who  won 36 medals in Tokyo: ten gold, twelve silver and fourteen bronze. Previously the Dutch athletes were honored during a ceremony held at Sportcampus Zuiderpark at the presence of Prime Minister … Continue reading

Belgian Royal Family Celebrates National Day

  July 21, 2021 at 5:21 pm by


Today, Wednesday July 21, the Belgian Royal Family attended the National Day celebrations. King Philippe and Queen Mathilde together with Princess Elisabeth, Prince Gabriel, Prince Emmanuel and Princess Eleonore, attended the traditional Te Deum at the Saint Michael and St Gudula Cathedral in Brussels. Princess Astrid and Prince Lorenz attend the Te Deum at the Saint Quint’s Cathedral in Hasselt while Prince Laurent was at the Collegiale Sainte-Waudru in Mons. … Continue reading

Last Day in Germany for the Dutch King and Queen

  July 16, 2021 at 11:09 am by


Ahead of their summer holidays in Greece, today, Friday July 16, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima, along with their three daughters, Princesses Catharina-Amalia, Alexia and Ariane, posed in the garden of Huis ten Bosch Palace. Due to the Coronavirus outbreak the reporters had to keep their distance from one another. The King and Queen and their daughters posed near the pond for the photos in different combinations, not only all … Continue reading

Last Day in Germany for the Dutch King and Queen

  July 7, 2021 at 1:39 pm by


Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima started their third and last day in Germany, on Wednesday July 7, visiting the Technical University of Berlin. During the visit the Royal Couple was informed about the importance of photonics and quantum research. At the University was also signed a Memorandum of Understanding in order “to promote German-Dutch cooperation in the field of photonics and quantum mechanics”. Afterwards the King and the … Continue reading

Dutch State Visit to Germany – Day Two

  July 6, 2021 at 3:13 pm by


Today, Tuesday July 6, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima started their second day in Germany by visiting the Reichstag, headquarted of the Bundestag, the German parliament, in Berlin. Upon the arrival the Royal Couple was welcomed by Wolfgang Schäuble, the chairman of the parliament. After an audience with the chairman, the King and the Queen signed the Golden Book of the Bundestag, toured the building and met with … Continue reading

Dutch State Visit to Germany Begins

  July 5, 2021 at 4:57 pm by


Today, Monday July 5, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima started a three-day state visit to Germany accompanied by several Ministers. Upon their arrival the Royal Couple was officially welcomed by German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his wife, Elke Büdenbender at Bellevue Palace with a military guard of honour. The King and the President inspected the guard of honour and then were played the national anthems. Inside the Palace … Continue reading

Queen Mathilde Presents “Queen Mathilde Prize” 2021

  June 25, 2021 at 5:55 pm by


Today, Friday June, Her Majesty Queen Mathilde handed out the “Queen Mathilde Prize” 2021 in a ceremony held in the Orangerie of the Castle of Laeken. The theme of this year was “Beautifully resilient”, dedicated to the response to the Coronavirus. The award went to “Debateville”, an organization founded in 2019 that aims to “promote social mobility and cohesion by providing young people with essential skills through debate”. The project … Continue reading

Dutch King and Queen Cheer on Dutch National Football Team

  June 13, 2021 at 6:05 pm by


Today, Sunday June 13, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima attended the European Championship match between Netherlands and Ukraine at the Johan Cruijff Arena in Amsterdam. The Royal Couple had the typical supporter scarfs of the Dutch National Football Team. The match ended with a victory 3-2 for the Netherlands over Ukraine. Prior to the match the King and the Queen shared a message on social media saying: “An … Continue reading

Princess of Orange Graduates from High School

  June 10, 2021 at 4:04 pm by


Today, Thursday June 10, Her Royal Highness Princess Catharina-Amalia graduated cum laude from Christelijk Gymnasium Sorghvliet high school after passing her final exams. The announcement came from the Princess herself who shared photos and a video on the official website and instagram account of the Dutch Royal Court. In the photos and video the Princess, eldest daughter of Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima, was hoisting the Dutch flag … Continue reading

Belgian Royal Family Attend Final Concert of Queen Elisabeth Music Competition

  June 10, 2021 at 8:55 am by


On Wednesday evening, June 9, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde, along with King Albert and Queen Paola, were present in the Royal Box at the Brussels Centre for Fine Arts for the final concert of this year’s Queen Elisabeth Music Competition. At the concert, conducted by Stéphane Denève of the Brussels Philharmonic, performed the top three laureates of this competition, this year held for pianists. This year the … Continue reading

Silver Carnations Presented by Princess Beatrix

  June 4, 2021 at 9:20 am by


Today, Friday June 4, Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix presented the 2021 Silver Carnations of the Prince Bernhard Culture Fund in a ceremony held at the Royal Palace in Amsterdam. This year’s Carnations went to Barend van Benthem “for his great knowledge of Dutch table silver”, Janine and Joop van den Ende for their commitment to theatre, music and visual arts for years and Johan Veenstra for his work in … Continue reading

Dutch Royals attend ”Appeltjes van Oranje 2021”

  June 2, 2021 at 2:09 pm by


Yesterday, Tuesday June 1st, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima attended the ”Appeltjes van Oranje 2021” award ceremony at Palace Nooreinde in The Hague. The theme of this year’s award was “Mental Strength”, focused on mental health. The winners of “Appeltjes van Oranje 2021” were: “Ixta Noa” from from Arnhem, a foundation that supports people with a psychological vulnerability; “Stichting Vriendendiensten” from Deventer, “a regional, independent, client-driven organization that … Continue reading

Dutch Royal Family Participate in NL DOET 2021

  May 30, 2021 at 3:37 pm by


Over the weekend the members of the Dutch Royal Family took part in the National Volunteer Day, NL DOET. On Friday May 28, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima helped in Oegstgeest at the cultural center Cultuurhuis De Paulus. Cultuurhuis De Paulus is a church that since 2007 it is also a place were are organized “activities in the field of spirituality, art and culture in the broad sense”. … Continue reading

Dutch Regional Visit to North Limburg

  May 27, 2021 at 5:38 pm by


Today, Thursday May 27, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima paid a regional visit to North Limburg. The visit was focused on positive health and the influence of the coronavirus outbreak on the region. The first stop was in the municipality of Venlo where the Royal Couple was welcomed by Johan Remkes, King’s Commissioner in Limburg since April. In Venlo the King and the Queen visited the Brightlands Campus … Continue reading

Queen Máxima Turns 50

  May 17, 2021 at 4:30 am by


Her Majesty Queen Máxima celebrates her 50th birthday today. She was born Máxima Zorreguieta on May 17, 1971 Buenos Aires, Argentina. Daughter of Jorge Horacio Zorreguieta (died in 2017) and María del Carmen Cerruti, the Queen has two brothers, Martin and Juan, a sister, Ines (died in 2018) and three half-sisters, María, Ángeles and Dolores. Máxima grew up in Buenos Aires and, after completing secondary school at the Northlands School … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Koningsdag 2021 in Eindhoven

  April 28, 2021 at 12:22 pm by


The Dutch Royal Family has celebrated Koningsdag 2021, the celebration of the monarch’s birthday, in Eindhoven, in the province of North Brabant. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima, along with their three daughters, Princess Catharina-Amalia, Princess Alexia and Princess Ariane, present at the High Tech Campus were the event took place. Due to the coronavirus outbreak the audience wasn’t present and the festivities for the King’s birthday were different from the … Continue reading

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