Archive | May 29, 2012

Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands Attends a Unique Performance in Den Haag

Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands was at the Montessori Lyceum in Den Haag on May 29, 2012, to attend the “… prologue of an educational and social media project [of] Mozart’s opera, Don Giovanni: Master Seducer Comes to Life Again in An Education Pathway, a Real Facebook Opera…” 

 The performance was developed by OPERA2DAY and “… students from the Montessori Lyceum…” 

Click here and here to view photos.  For more information about OPERA2DAY please visit their official website here.

Sources: RVD and OPERA2DAY

Photo courtesy of RVD/HKH

Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands Opens the 15th Edition of Den Haag Sculptuur (VIDEO)

Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands was in Den Haag (the Hague) on May 29, 2012, to open the 15th Edition of Den Haag Sculptuur Festival.

According to the official website for the exhibition and festival, Stichting Den Haag Sculptuur, the theme for this year’s exhibition is:

‘Rainbow Nation: Contemporary Sculpture from South Africa.’ With over fifty sculptures by South African artists from the last 60 years.  From the dark days of Apartheid through the achieved freedom in 1994 – the first elections for all races, with Mandela as president was elected to the current period of transformation. source 

The festival and exhibition ends on September 9, 2012.  For more information about Den Haag Sculptuur please click here.

Click here to watch a video.

Click here to view photos.

Sources: RVD and Stichting Den Haag Sculptuur

Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands Attends an Oration at held at the Nyenrode Business Universiteit in Breukelen

On May 29, 2012, Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands attended the oration of Professor, Dr. Gert van Dijk, held at the Nyenrode Business Universiteit in Breukelen.

According to a press release regarding today’s event, Dr. van Dijk was:

… appointed Professor at the University (Cooperative) Micro-financial Services in Developing Economies.  He is first chair holder attached to the Knowledge Centre for Cooperative Financial Services.

The Knowledge Centre for Cooperative Financial Services is decorated based on the results of a conference on micro-insurance and social responsibility of mutual and cooperative enterprises.

Princess Maxima has been invited to the oration in her capacity as a United Nations Adviser to Inclusive Finance and in its function as a member of the Netherlands from Dutch Committee for Entrepreneurship and Financing. source

To view photos from today’s event please click the links below.

Sources: RVD and Nyenrode Business Universiteit