Amsterdam – The last day of Queen Beatrix’ reign

Amsterdam looked wonderful on the occasion of the abdication of Queen Beatrix and the investiture of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands on 30 April 2013. I arrived in Amsterdam on the 29th and in the afternoon spent some time having a look at the area around the Royal Palace. The city looked very festive with […]

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The programme for the Dutch investiture

29 April 8pm – Dinner at the newly reopened Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam hosted by Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands. 30 April 10-10.30am – Abdication of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands in the Mozeszaal of the Royal Palace in Amsterdam. 10.30-10.50am – Appearance of the new King and Queen with their daughters, and Princess Beatrix, on […]

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