In less than ten days, H.R.H. Princess Maxima of the Netherlands, will turn 40 years old; moreover, next year — February 2, 2012 —  the vivacious princess will celebrate ten years as a princess.

So, in honor of her upcoming ten-year mark as well as her birthday an exhibit opened at the stunning Het Loo Palace this afternoon highlighting Princess Maxima’s life.  According to PPE the exhibit, “… highlights the position of the Princess in the Royal family, her various social functions and her fashion style.”  Attendees included Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands along with — you guessed it — Princess Maxima.  H.R.H. Prince Willem-Alexander of Orange was not present.  He’s in Greenland at the invitation of the World Wildlife Fund.  

To view photos from today’s event please click the links here and here.   To watch a video please click the links here and  here. 

Finally, several weeks ago I reported about the upcoming documentary entitled, Máxima: Portrait of a Princess, that will air on May 16, 2011, and I just wanted to remind my awesome readers from the Netherlands to not miss this program.  It sounds as if it will be an interesting one.

So, yeah, watch it if you can.   🙂

Source: PPE  Photo courtesy of:  Daylife by Mark Renders/Getty Images Europe

One comment

  1. Lieve Prinses Maxima,

    Van harte gefeliciteerd met Uw 40ste verjaardag.
    Vele jaren in goede gezondheid toegewenst van een trouwe koninklijke fan uit Suriname.
    Ik heb daarnet ontzettend genoten van het mooie portret van U via BVN.
    Een gezegende dag toegewenst met de hele familie.
    Groet,
    Cynthia uit Suriname.

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