Queen’s Day 2013: news, background and things to do April 29, 2013
A round-up of DutchNews.nl and other publications’ coverage of the investiture of king Willem-Alexander and the last Queen’s Day for some time.
News and information The investiture: What is happening where on Queen’s Day 2013? Orange statistics: the big day in numbers News: Support for monarchy rises but investiture costs are too high: poll News: Members of 18 royal houses on investiture guest list News: Diehard republicans target king’s enthronement News: Celebrating the new king will cost Amsterdam €7m Language lesson: Song for the King, plus lyrics in English News: Survey shows Dutch back pay cut and income tax for new king News: Several MPs and senators will not swear oath to new king What will princess Maxima wear? Willem-Alexander to become king in C&A fur Background Column: Princess Amalia take note: no songs, no balloons Quiz: How orange are you? Profile: Willem Alexander – the first Dutch king in 123 years Profile: Queen Beatrix – stepping down after 33 years on the throne Profile: Maxima – from Argentine banker to queen History: Why is the investiture of king Willem-Alexander in Amsterdam? History: Seven Dutch kings and queens and one crown princess What’s On to celebrate Queen’s Day around the country Twente and surroundings The Hague Eindhoven Utrecht Amsterdam Rotterdam Maastricht Thank you for donating to DutchNews.nl.
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