Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands and Family Attend the Prince Claus Award in Amsterdam

On December 14, 2011, Her Majesty Queen Beatrix, Prince Willem-Alexander, Princess Maxima, Princess Laurentien, Prince Constantijn , Princess Mabel, and Prince Friso attended the 2011 Prince Claus Award held at the Royal Palace on Dam Square in Amsterdam.  The top award went to Ntone Edjabe, the founder ofthe Pan-African magazine, Chimurenga.

Chimurenga, meaning “Freedom Struggle”, is an online magazine that focuses on art, culture and politics. The Prince Claus Awards are presented by the Prince Claus Fund for Culture and Development since 1997, awarded annually to artists, thinkers and cultural organizations, particularly in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean.

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