It was recently announced that Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands will attend the opening of the 2012 Floriade World Horticultural Expo (FWHE) on April 4, 2012 in Venlo.
According to the official website for the FWHE this event:
… is held in the Netherlands every ten years since 1960 and always at a different location in the Netherlands. From 5 April until 7 October 2012, the sixth edition of Floriade will be organised in Venlo in central-eastern Netherlands. The central theme of Floriade 2012, ‘Be part of the theatre in nature, get closer to the quality of life’, has been translated into five core sub-themes, which will be portrayed via five themed zones on the park. The five core sub-themes at Floriade will cover the different aspects of the relationship between the consumer and the horticultural sector.
For more information please visit the official website for the 2012 Floriade World Horticultural Expo here.
Today, March 7, 2012, Her Majesty Queen Beatrix was in Soesterberg where she opened the “…the new Sergeant-Major Scheickkazerne explosives ordnance disposal EOD…” Afterward, Her Majesty unveil a new plaque as well as toured the new facility.
Click the links below to watch videos as well as to view photos from today’s event.
Meanwhile in Amsterdam, Her Royal Highness Princess Maxima of the Netherlands attended the First Rural Coachingsdag of Qredits. According to RVD the purpose of today’s event:
…aims to promote entrepreneurship in the Netherlands by means of providing micro-credit. Qredits provides financing, with a maximum of 50,000 Euros to start-ups as well as existing entrepreneurs, who, despite a good business plan or no business plan can get credit at a bank. Support and guidance is also available to entrepreneurs.
Sources: FWHE, RTV Utrecht, Reformatorisch Dagblad, RVD/HKH, and PPE.