New School For Princess Ariane

Princess Ariane of the Netherlands began her first day of high school in The Hague on Monday, 2 September 2019. Proud dad King Willem-Alexander filmed his youngest daughter as she rode her bike from the Huis ten Bosch Palace to her new school. The Dutch Royal House later posted the video on their Facebook, Twitter…

Dutch Royal Family Summer Photo Call, 2019

The Dutch Royal Family were photographed at Huis ten Bosch Palace in The Hague on Friday, 19 July 2019, for their annual summer photo call. Huis ten Bosch Palace is one of three royal residences provided for the monarch. Renovations took place when Princess Beatrix moved out in 2014. King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and their…

Royal Birthday: Princess Alexia of the Netherlands

Princess Alexia of the Netherlands celebrates her 14th birthday on Wednesday, 26 June 2019. The second daughter of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, Alexia Juliana Marcela Laurentien, was born in The Hague in 2006. She is currently second in the line of succession to the Dutch throne, following her older sister, Princess…

Dutch Royal Family Move House

King Willem-Alexander, Queen Máxima and their three daughters have taken up residence in the newly-restored Huis ten Bosch Palace on Sunday, 13 January 2019. The caretaker raised the Royal Standard shortly after their arrival. After Queen Beatrix moved out, following her abdication on 30 April 2013, the Government agency began lengthy restorations on the 17th…

King Willem-Alexander Christmas Address 2018

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands gives his Christmas speech from the Noordeinde Palace library. The message was pre-recorded a few days earlier and broadcasted on Dutch television and radio stations on 25 December 2018 at 1.00 pm (local time). Transcript (Dutch) Het Kerstfeest verbindt ons… maar iedereen heeft er zijn of haar eigen gevoelens bij.…

Royal Brithday: Princess Catharina-Amalia of The Netherlands

Princess Catharina-Amalia of the Netherlands celebrates her 15th birthday on Friday, 7 December 2018. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima’s eldest daughter, Princess Catharina-Amalia, was born at HMC Bronovo in The Hague on 7 December 2003 at 5.01 pm (local time). The little princess weighed in at 3.3kg (7 pounds 4 ounces). The proud father showed…

Podcast: Vale King Bhumibol, Two State Visits, 1066 & All That!

Thailand's King Bhumibol passes away, the Queen and Prince Philip receive Long Service and Good Conduct Medals, Kate's Netherlands visit, Battle of Hastings commemorations, and two state visits. Singapore State Visit to Norway King Harald and Queen Sonja welcomes Singapore President and his wife on their first official visit to Norway, which included laying a…

Podcast: Paralympians, DofE Challenge, Weekend at Balmoral & Kongens Nei

Kate's visit to the Netherlands, Queen Elizabeth congratulates Paralympians, Sophie's DofE challenge, Middle East royal visit, a weekend at Balmoral and a special movie premiere. Netherlands Royal Visit Find out who is visiting the Netherlands in October and paying a courtesy call to King Willem-Alexander? Queen Elizabeth Congratulates Rio 2016 Paralympics The Queen has offered…