On April 4, 2012, Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands was in Venlo where she opened the 2012 Floriade World Horticultural Expo, “…which is organized once every ten years in Netherlands.”  Her Majesty was accompanied by the Secretary of Agriculture, Henk Bleacher, the mayor of Venlo, Hubert Bruls, as well as other local dignitaries.

During today’s opening Her Majesty toured the new open air theatre, viewed various gardens as well as pavilions, and more.  To learn more about the 2012 Floriade World Horticultural Expo please visit their official website here.

Click the links below to watch videos as well as to view photos.

Sources: RVD, NOS, and RD.nl