Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands Expresses Her Concerns for the Environment in Her Annual Christmas Speech (VIDEO)

Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands delivered her annual Christmas speech on December 25, 2011 where she expressed her concerns for the future of the environment (rough translation): Christmas, the festival of light in darkness, raises the expectation of peace and goodwill. Just today, the desire to help us be accompanied feelings of discontent… Read More Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands Expresses Her Concerns for the Environment in Her Annual Christmas Speech (VIDEO)

Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands Attends the Reopening of the Portuguese Synagogue in Amsterdam (VIDEO)

Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands was in Amsterdam on December 20, 2011, to attend the reopening of the Portuguese Synagogue.  During the reopening the Queen toured the famous Ets Haim library where over 560 manuscripts are held dating from 1280.  The synagogue was designed Dutch architect Elias Bouman and completed in 1675.  Two years ago, the… Read More Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands Attends the Reopening of the Portuguese Synagogue in Amsterdam (VIDEO)

H.M. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, T.R.H.s Prince Willem-Alexander of Oranje and Princess Maxima of the Netherlands Attend a Gala Dinner (VIDEO)

On November 29, 2011, H.M. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, T.R.H.s Prince Willem-Alexander of Oranje and Princess Maxima of the Netherlands attended a gala dine, held at Noordeinde Palace in Den Haag, in honor of the President of Mali, Amadou Toumani Toure’s, official visit to the Netherlands. To view photos please click here.  To watch a video clip please  click here. Photo… Read More H.M. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, T.R.H.s Prince Willem-Alexander of Oranje and Princess Maxima of the Netherlands Attend a Gala Dinner (VIDEO)

H.M. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands Welcomes the President of Mali in Den Haag

H.M. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands officially welcomed the president of Mali, Mr. Amadou Toumani Toure and his wife, at Noordeninde Palace in Den Haag on November 29, 2011. President Toure and his delegation are in the Netherlands for a three-day official visit.  During their stay President Toure and his delegation will meet with T.R.H.s Prince… Read More H.M. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands Welcomes the President of Mali in Den Haag

Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands Holds an Audience with the President of Slovenia

On November 28, 2011, Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands held an audience with the President of Slovenia, Danilo Türk, at Huis ten Bosch Palace in Den Haag.  President Türk is in the Netherlands on a working visit.  During his time in the country he will visit the International Court in Den Haag as well as… Read More Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands Holds an Audience with the President of Slovenia

H.M. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands Attends the 50th Anniversary of the University of Twente

Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands was at the University of Twente in Enschede to celebrate their 50th anniversary on Friday, November 25, 2011. During the celebration ceremony the queen, along with hundreds of people, listened to a lecture by Dr. Clemens van Blitterswijk.   Also during the ceremony several honorary doctorates were presented to those for being… Read More H.M. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands Attends the 50th Anniversary of the University of Twente

Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands Visits the High Flux Reactor in Petten

On November 22, 2011, Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands visited the High Flux Reactor in Petten. The nuclear reactor of the European Commission in 1961 was set up for research purposes. Besides research in the energy sector, the nuclear reactor in Petten is vital for the supply of medical isotopes. To view photos please click here. Source and photo courtesy of: Refdag.nl