Koningsdag 2014 – King’s Day in Amsterdam

Koningsdag

KONINGSDAG OR KING’S DAY IS THE OFFICIAL BIRTHDAY OF THE KING OF NETHERLANDS: Since 1949, the Dutch have been celebrating Koninginnedag or Queen’s Day (or Queensday) on April 30th.  All that changed on April 30, 2013 when King Willem-Alexander became the first male monarch since 1890. Koninginnedag becomes Koningsdag and will be celebrated on King Willem-Alexander’s […]

Queen’s Day in Amsterdam – Koninginnedag is now Koningsdag

Kings Day Amsterdam

Koninginnedag or Queen’s Day is the Official Birthday of the Queen of Netherlands: Koninginnedag or Queen’s Day (or Queensday) on April 30th is a national holiday in the Netherlands. On this day the entire country celebrates the official birthday of the Queen of the Netherlands. Queen Beatrix’s birthday is actually on January 31st and April 30th […]

Floriade 2012 – A Theatre of Nature in Venlo

Floriade Netherlands

Floriade 2012 – World Horticultural Expo in Venlo – Netherlands: Floriade 2012, the Netherland’s World Horticultural Expo is now open and takes place in Venlo from 5 April to 7 October 2012. For lovers of garden and flower shows, this is an event to look forward to as Floriade only takes place once every 10 […]