King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of The Netherlands were on a 4-day State Visit to Italy and the Vatican from June 20-23 to strengthen political, economic and cultural ties between the two countries. Click HERE to take a look at Day 1, Here for Day 2, HERE for the State Visit to the Vatican, and HERE for Day 3.
In the morning, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima visited the Rossana Orlandi gallery, an Italian talent scout with an eye for Dutch design, where they spoke with young upcoming designers and the renowned Dutch designer Piet Hein Eek.
Later, the King and Queen visited the leading design museum La Triennale, where they talked about the historical, current and future cooperation between the Netherlands and Italy in the field of innovative water management, such as port development and interregional cooperation. Finally, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima visited the exhibition “Global Denim Awards” , where they saw innovative and sustainable creations by Dutch designers in collaboration with Italian weavers.