Willem-Alexander’s 40th Birthday

Happy Birthday to King Willem-Alexander, who turns 50 today. Though the King and Royal family will spend today in Tilburg, they will host a dinner in honour of the King’s 50th birthday at the Royal Palace in Amsterdam, for 150 guests that have the same birthday as the King, on the 28th. Take a look below at scenes from the then Prince of Orange’s 40th Birthday Celebration in September 2007, a few months later because the couple had their third daughter in April, at Het Loo Palace which had many foreign Royal guests in attendence-

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Queen Máxima at W20 Conference

Queen Máxima of The Netherlands attended the W20 conference in Berlin, Germany on April 25th. The conference, part of a series of events in connection with Germany’s leadership of the G20 group of nations this year, focuses on women’s empowerment, through entrepreneurship and the digital economy. Queen Máxima is the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development and Honorary Patron of the G20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI).  Continue reading

Queen Beatrix’s 60th Birthday

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands will celebrate his 50th Birthday on April 27th. Though the royal family will be in Tilburg on the 27th, they are hosting a Gala Dinner Royal Palace in Amsterdam for 150 guests. In honour of the occasion, we are flashing back to previous Dutch royal milestone birthdays. Today’s feature- Queen Beatrix’s 60th Birthday in January 1998. Celebrated over two days, the events were attended by many foreign royals. Take a look below at some of the guests- Continue reading

Royal Tiaras- March 2017

Spring heralds the start of State Visit Season, and as all Royal Watchers know, that means glittering state banquets, with heirloom tiaras and stunning jewels sparkling on Royal ladies at the State Banquet. March 2017 did not disappoint in the tiara department, bringing us four banquets with Royal Tiaras from five countries. Enjoy reliving the splendor of the last few weeks, and be sure to vote for your favorite.

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Argentine State Visit to The Netherlands

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima 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. On Day 1, the King and Queen officially welcomed their guests, held a reception, attended a business forum, and hosted a State Banquet in the evening. Queen Maxima was born in Argentina and holds dual Dutch-Argentinian citizenship. Continue reading