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Dutch King and Queen in Abu Dhabi and Dubai: November 2-3

  November 3, 2021 at 7:28 pm by

On the occasion of the opening of the World Expo 2020 Dubai, Their Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima paid a two-day visit in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Upon their arrival in Abu Dhabi, on Tuesday November 2, the Royal Couple met with Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan at the Al Shati Palace and Deputy Prime Minister Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan. On Wednesday November 3, … Continue reading

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Prinsjesdag 2021

  September 22, 2021 at 2:11 pm by

The Dutch Royal Family has celebrated today, Tuesday September 21, the official opening of the parliament, Prinsjesdag. King Willem-Alexander was accompanied by his wife, Queen Máxima, his brother Prince Constantijn and his sister-in-law, Princess Laurentien. Also this year, due to the coronavirus outbreak, the ceremony was adjusted: the event took place at the Grote Kerk insted of the Ridderzaal and the balcony scene at Noordeinde Palace was canceled. Their Majesties, … Continue reading

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Dutch Regional Visit to Salland

  September 15, 2021 at 10:36 am by

Yesterday, Tuesday September 14, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima paid a regional visit to the southern part of Salland. The first stop was in the municipality of Deventer, in the province of Overijssel, were the Royal Couple was welcomed by the King’s Commissioner of the province, Andries Heidema and Ron Konig, mayor of Deventer. In Deventer the King and the Queen walked through the neighborhood of Havenkwartier that, … Continue reading

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King Willem-Alexander and Princess Margriet Receive the Dutch Paralympic Winners

  September 8, 2021 at 5:43 pm by

Yesterday, Tuesday September 7, King Willem-Alexander, along with his aunt Princess Margriet, received the Netherlands’ Paralympic winner at Noordeinde Palace in The Hague. The Royals and the athletes posed for the photos in the courtyard of the Palace. The Dutch Paralympic athletes won 25 gold medals, 17 silver and 17 bronze. Princess Margriet is a member of the International Paralympic Committee’s Honorary Board. Koning Willem-Alexander en Prinses Margriet ontvangen de … Continue reading

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Dutch Royals Attend The Formula One Grand Prix

  September 5, 2021 at 4:10 pm by

Today, Sunday September 5, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima, along with their two daughters, Princesses Catharina-Amalia and Ariane, were present at the Formula 1 Dutch Grand Prix in Zandvoort. About two hours before the start of the race, the Royal Couple and the Princesses paid a visit to the Red Bull Racing garage where they met with the Dutch racing driver Max Verstappen and the Red Bull Racing … Continue reading

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King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima Receive Dutch Olympic Team

  August 10, 2021 at 8:09 pm by

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima attend “King Games”

  April 23, 2021 at 5:31 pm by

Today, Friday April 23, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima were present at the launch of the 9th edition of the “King Games” at the Kindcentrum Vlinderslag school in Amersfoort. Theme of this edition was: “I + you = we”. Due to the coronavirus the program took place outdoors and the traditional breakfast was cancelled. In the schoolyard the King and the Queen, along with the children, took part … Continue reading

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Dutch Regional Visit to Southeast Fryslân

  September 17, 2020 at 10:40 pm by

Today, Thursday September 17, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima paid a regional visit to Southeast Fryslân. The first stop was in the municipality of Oosterwolde were the Royal Couple was welcomed by Arno Brok, King’s Commissioner of Fryslân. In Oosterwolde the King and the Queen visited Ecomunitypark, a ecological working landscape that offers work spaces to companies in a sustainable environment. The Royal Couple toured the Ecomunitypark by … Continue reading

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Prinsjesdag 2020

  September 15, 2020 at 9:45 am by

On Tuesday September 15, the Dutch Royal Family celebrated the traditional opening of Parliament, Prinsjesdag. King Willem-Alexander was joined by his wife, Queen Máxima, his brother Prince Constantijn and his sister-in-law, Princess Laurentien. This year, due to the coronavirus outbreak, the ceremony was adjusted: the event took place at the Grote Kerk insted of the Ridderzaal and the balcony scene at Noordeinde Palace was canceled. Their Majesties, along with Prince … Continue reading

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Dutch Summer Photo Session at Huis ten Bosch Palace

  July 17, 2020 at 11:36 am by

Today, Friday July 17, took place the annual summer photo session of the Dutch Royals. Due to the Coronavirus crisis there were fewer reporters that had to keep their distance from one another. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima, accompanied by their three daughters, Princesses Catharina-Amalia, Alexia and Ariane, posed in the garden of Huis ten Bosch Palace. The King and Queen and their daughters posed for the photos in different … Continue reading

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