On the evening of November 22, 2013, Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands and Professor Pieter van Vollenhoven attended the 32nd Peter Stuyvesant Ball held inside the Grand Ballroom at the Pierre Hotel in New York City.
The gala ball, organized by the Netherland-America Foundation raises money for “…scholarships and other exchange programs in the field of education…” according to RVD.
On Saturday, November 23, 2013, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands arrived in Caracas, Venezuela for a one-day introductory visit.
Upon their arrival at Palacio de Miraflores Their Majesties were warmly welcomed by the President of Venezuela, Mr. Nicolás Maduro Moros, and First Lady Cilia Flores. After the inspection of the guard President Maduro Moros ushered the reigning couple inside the Palacio where they held a meeting and gifts were exchanged.