King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands hosted the annual Gala Dinner for the Diplomatic Corps at the Royal Palace of Amsterdam in Dam Square on May 23rd. Princess Beatrix, Princess Margriet, and Professor Pieter van Vollenhoven were also present. The Gala Dinner is held in order to maintain international relations and strengthen ties. Click HERE to read King Willem-Alexander’s speech. As usual, we got no pictures from inside, but only of the royals arriving and departing.
King Willem-Alexander wore White Tie with the Sash of the Military William Order. Queen Máxima wore a repeated gold Natan gown with the Württemberg Ornate Pearl Tiara, large pearl earrings, and Queen Sophie’s Pearl and Diamond Strawberry Leaf Brooch.
Princess Beatrix wore a brocade rust skirt and top with the Pearl Button Tiara, pearl earrings, diamond riviere, pearl brooch, and diamond bracelet. Princess Margriet wore a green gown with a sequined bodice with the Dutch Emerald Tiara and emerald earrings. Professor Pieter van Vollenhoven wore White Tie with the Sash of the Order of the Netherlands Lion.