Koningsdag 2022

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands were joined by members of the extended Dutch Royal Family, including the Princess of Orange, Princess Alexia, and Princess Ariane, for the annual Koningsdag (King’s Day) celebrations in Maastricht on April 27th. Koningsdag, a Bank Holiday in the Netherlands, celebrates King Willem-Alexander’s Birthday, and members of the Royal Family attend celebrations in a different city each year. Continue reading

Indian State Visit to The Netherlands

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of The Netherlands are hosting President Ram Nath Kovind and First Lady Savita Kovind of India, on their three-day State Visit to The Netherlands from April 4th to the 6th to promote and celebrate diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties in the year that both countries celebrate 75 years of diplomatic relations, most recently the King and Queen’s State Visit to India in 2019.

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Dutch State Visit to Norway

King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway are hosting King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of The Netherlands on their State Visit to Norway from November 9 to 11, to celebrate and build diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties particularly in bilateral and international cooperation, climate change, energy transition and sustainability. Learn about the previous Dutch State Visits to Norway!

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Prinsjesdag 2021

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, accompanied by Queen Máxima, Prince Constantijn and Princess Laurentien, gave the annual Prinsjesdag (Prince’s Day or Budget Day) Speech to the Dutch Parliament to outline the government’s agenda for the coming session on September 21st in The Hague. The annual ceremony held on the third Tuesday of every September has been much altered, for the second year, due to the ongoing pandemic. Continue reading

Dutch State Visit to Germany | Day 2

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of The Netherlands are on a State Visit to the Federal Republic of Germany at the invitation of Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, from July 5th to the 7th, which was originally scheduled for June 2020. The State Visit is a confirmation of the good relations between the two countries, politically, economically, scientifically and culturally. As a neighbouring country, Germany is the Netherlands’ most important trading partner, an ally in the European Union, the United Nations and NATO. The State Visit, with a particular focus on the city of Berlin, concludes a series of regional visits that the King and Queen have made to Germany since 2013Continue reading

Dutch State Visit to Germany

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of The Netherlands are on a State Visit to the Federal Republic of Germany at the invitation of Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, from July 5th to the 7th, which was originally scheduled for June 2020. The State Visit is a confirmation of the good relations between the two countries, politically, economically, scientifically and culturally. As a neighbouring country, Germany is the Netherlands’ most important trading partner, an ally in the European Union, the United Nations and NATO. The State Visit, with a particular focus on the city of Berlin, concludes a series of regional visits that the King and Queen have made to Germany since 2013Continue reading

Royals at EURO 2020

This month, Royals from around Europe have been actively following the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly referred to as 2020 UEFA European Championship, UEFA Euro 2020, or Euro 2020, the quadrennial international men’s football championship of Europe organised by the Union of European Football Associations.

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