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It’s ‘Prinsjesdag’ today, a day full of traditions

It’s ‘Prinsjesdag’ today, a day full of traditions

Every year on the third Tuesday of September, all members of Dutch parliament dress their best, and gather traditionally in the Ridderzaal (Knight’s Hall) in Den Haag (The Hague) to listen to the Troonrede, (Speech of the Throne) read out loud by the head of state, the monarch. This year it is not possible to keep all traditions alive. Because […]

De Nederlandse sportzomer

De Nederlandse sportzomer

The so-called  ‘Nederlandse sportzomer’ (Summer of Sports) is on its way! Having launched with the European soccer Championships, the summer of 2021 really will be full of sports events: from Wimbledon and the Tour the France to the Grand Prix and the Tokyo Olympics Games – we can’t wait for it all to get started, so […]

Meet the Oranjes: The Dutch Royal family

Meet the Oranjes: The Dutch Royal family

Did you know that the Netherlands is one of the seven koninkrijken (kingdoms) in Europe? Het Koninklijk huis (The royal house), as the Dutch royal family is referred to, is very popular in the Netherlands, but also sometimes a topic of discussion. Some love the tradition of a monarchy, some think it is a bit […]