Argentine State Visit to The Netherlands- Day 2

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands are hosting President Mauricio Macri and First Lady Juliana Awada of Argentina on a two-day State Visit from March 27 to 28. Click HERE to read about Day 1. On Day 2,  Queen Máxima and the First Lady visited the Mauritshuis museum, attended a Luncheon, visited Rotterdam, and attended a ballet performance.

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Queen Máxima and First Lady Juliana Awada started Day 2 of the Argentine State Visit to the Netherlands with a visit to Orange House, where they learned about domestic violence, and a children’s centre. Afterwards, the Queen and First Lady visited the Mauritshuis museum in The Hague, where they were given a guided tour of Dutch masters of the 17th-century Golden Age, including works by Vermeer, Rembrandt and Paulus Potter. Later, they joined King Willem-Alexander and President Mauricio Macri for lunch in the Trêves Hall at the Binnenhof.

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In the afternoon, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima joined the President and First lady on a visit to the Port of Rotterdam. They were welcomed by Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb to the Berghaven port in Rotterdam’s Hook of Holland district. The Queen and Presidential couple took a boat trip through the port, while experts and representatives of the business community described the various terminals and explained the new integrated logistics solutions provided by the port’s Maasvlakte terminals.

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In the evening, the State Visit ended at a ballet performance given by  President Mauricio Macri and First Lady Juliana Awada at the Theatre Diligentia in The Hague in honour of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima. Princess Beatrix, Prince Constantijn, and Princess Laurentien were also present.

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For the Day events, King Willem-Alexander wore a dark suit with a peach tie. Queen Maxima wore a Claes Iversen coat with a purple hat and her garnet tassel earrings. For the ballet performance, King Willem-Alexander wore a grey suit with a pink tie. Queen Maxima wore a velvet dress with the earrings and brooch of the Dutch Sapphire Parure.

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For more information, check out:

Dutch Monarchy Official Website

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