On November 30, 2013, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands along with hundreds of Dutch citizens celebrated the 200th anniversary of the Koninkrijk der Nederlanden (Kingdom of the Netherlands). This morning Their Majesties watched a reenactment of the historic 1813 landing of Willem Frederik (Willem I) on the beach in Scheveningen.
In the afternoon, Their Majesties accompanied by Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands arrived at the Ridderzaal in Den Haag to attend the official start of the 200th anniversary of Koninkrijk der Nederlanden. Whilst at the Ridderzaal (Hall of Knights) the royal family listened to a speech by the Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Mr. Mark Rutte.
In the evening, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima, Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands, Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands and Professor Pieter van Vollenhoven, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Constantijn and Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands, Her Royal Highness Princess Irene and Her Royal Highness Princess Christina of the Netherlands along with other members of the royal family attended a gala evening concert held a the Circustheater in Scheveningen.
Please click the links below to watch videos as well as to view photos.
VIDEO, VIDEO 2, VIDEO 3, VIDEO 4 (at the Ridderzaal), VIDEO 5 (Celebration in Scheveningen; 58 mins), VIDEO 6 (Gala Concert)
Photo Gallery, Photo Gallery 2, Photo Gallery 3, Photo Gallery 4