Dutch Royal Family

(VIDEO) His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands Delivers His Christmas Message.

On December 25, 2016, a Christmas message from His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands aired on Dutch television.  The pre-recorded message was filmed at Villa Eikenhorst in Wassenaar. Below is a rough translation of His Majesty’s speech: “Heaven and earth touch each other at Christmas. Christ, the Son of God is born in a simple … Continue reading

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(VIDEO) Members of the Dutch Royal Family Attend the 2016 Prins Claus Prijs.

On Thursday, December 15, 2016, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands accompanied by Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands, Their Royal Highnesses Prince Constantijn and Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands and Her Royal Highness Princess Mabel of Oranje-Nassau attended the 2016 Prins Claus Prijs held at the Koninklijk Paleis in Amsterdam. The … Continue reading

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(VIDEOS) TMs King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands Attend the 2016 Erasmusprijs.

On Thursday, December 8, 2016, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands and Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands attended the 2016 Erasmusprijs held at the Koninklijk Paleis in Amsterdam. The Erasmusprijs, worth €150,000, is awarded annually to a person or institution that has made an exceptional contribution to the humanities or the … Continue reading

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(VIDEOS) Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands Meets with Students at the Thomas More Hogeschool.

On Wednesday, December 7, 2016, Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands accompanied by the Dutch Minister of Education, Culture and Science, Ms. Jet Bussemaker, visited the teacher training college at the Thomas More Hogeschool in Rotterdam. According to RVD, during today’s visit Her Majesty and Ms. Bussemaker discussed: “…music developments in the teacher training courses. … Continue reading

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(VIDEO) Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands Meets with Scouts at Paleis Noordeinde.

On Tuesday, December 6, 2016, Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands met with scouts at Paleis Noordeinde in Den Haag. During today’s visit Her Majesty met with young members of the scouts as well as participated in a roundtable discussion with the directors of Scouting Netherlands. According to RVD, issues discussed during the meeting included … Continue reading

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(VIDEOS) HM King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands Opens a New School Building in Leiden.

On the morning of Tuesday, December 6, 2016, His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands officially opened a new building at the Leidse Instrumentmakers School (LIS) in Leiden. Established in 1901 by Leiden professor and Nobel laureate, Mr. Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, the new building was constructed due to “…increased demand for graduate Research Instrument Makers. The school can … Continue reading

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(VIDEOS) Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands Opens the Jheronimus Academy of Data Science.

On Thursday, December 1, 2016, Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands officially opened the Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS) located in the former Mariënburg convent in Den Bosch. JADS focuses on analyzing and interpreting big data. Data sets have become so large that organizations and companies can not analyze them themselves and turn to universities … Continue reading

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(VIDEOS) Her Majesty Queen Mathilde and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands Tour Utrecht’s New Central Train Station.

On the morning of Wednesday, November 30, 2016, Her Majesty Queen Mathilde of Belgium and Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands toured the new central train station in Utrecht. Thereafter, Her Majesty Queen Mathilde visited the “…High Tech Campus Eindhoven and Sligro Food Group in Veghel, for the opening of ZiN, an ‘inspiration lab’ … Continue reading

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(VIDEO) TMs King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium Host a Concert at the Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ.

On the evening of Tuesday, November 29, 2016, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium hosted a concert at the Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Attending this evening’s concert, with performances by the National Orchestra of Belgium and Mr. Ozark Henry, included Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the … Continue reading

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(VIDEOS) TMs King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium Visit the Netherlands: Day Two.

On Tuesday, November 29, 2016, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium continued their three-day state visit to the Netherlands. This morning His Majesty King Philippe visited the European Space Agency/European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESA/ESTEC) in Noordwijk. During his visit His Majesty met with the Voorzitter van de Eerste Kamer der Staten-Generaal … Continue reading

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Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands Host a Gala State Banquet.

On the evening of Monday, November 28, 2016, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands hosted a gala state banquet at the Koninklijk Paleis in Amsterdam in honor of Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium’s state visit to the Netherlands. Guests attending tonight’s dinner included Her Royal Highness Princess Beatrix … Continue reading

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(VIDEOS) TMS King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium Visit The Netherlands.

On Monday, November 28, 2016, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium began their three-day state visit to The Netherlands at the invitation of His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands. The day began with Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium along with Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima … Continue reading