Wedding of Crown Princess Juliana of the Netherlands and Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld

Today marks the Anniversary of the Wedding of Queen Juliana and Prince Bernhard of the Netherlands, who got married on this day in 1937. Then then Crown Princess Juliana of The Netherlands, heiress to the Dutch Throne, married Prince Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld in a relatively private wedding, which was not a State Occassion. The couple had four daughters and remained married until their deaths in 2004.
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Emperor Naruhito’s Enthronement Banquet

Emperor Naruhito of Japan is being Officially Enthroned as the 126th Emperor on the Chrysanthemum Throne in a series of Ceremonies and Banquets in Tokyo this week, with a multitude Royal Guests from around the world in attendance. Emperor Naruhito acceded to the Chrysanthemum Thone in May after the abdication of Emperor Akihito the previous day. Click HERE to learn about the Enthronement.  Continue reading

Enthronement of Emperor Naruhito of Japan

Emperor Naruhito of Japan is being Officially Enthroned as the 126th Emperor on the Chrysanthemum Throne in a series of Ceremonies and Banquets in Tokyo this week, with a multitude Royal Guests from around the world in attendance. Emperor Naruhito acceded to the Chrysanthemum Thone in May after the abdication of Emperor Akihito the previous day. Click HERE to take a look at our Open Post on the celebrations. Continue reading

Dutch State Visit to India

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of The Netherlands are paying a State Visit to the Republic of India from October 14 to 18, at the invitation of President Ram Nath Kovind and the request of the Dutch Government. The key themes of the visit are water technology and maritime developments, health, sustainable agriculture, social initiatives and cultural heritage. Click HERE to learn about previous Dutch State Visits to India. Continue reading