Oranje kleding voor expats en Nederlanders die tijdelijk in het buitenland zijn.Veel expats die in Nederland wonen zullen ongetwijfeld elk jaar weer in contact komen met de Hollandse, oranje gekte. De meeste expats leven en studeren ook in de grotere steden waar dit niet te vermijden is tijdens een WK, EK of op Koningsdag. Ook wordt het steeds populairder voor toeristen om speciaal naar Nederland ...Lees meer
Blog - Kingsday
8 apr. 2015 12:44:47
3 feb. 2015 16:17:56
When it comes to donning the orange and celebrating Kingsday, Amsterdam is always at the heart of the festival. From the flea markets to the canal boat parade, there are a host of activities taking place each year and new events being added all the time. Read all about the "Kingsday Festival in Amsterdam"
As the date comes closer, the exact details of what is happening when will be announced and ti...Lees meer
31 jan. 2015 14:21:47
When it comes to celebrating the Kingsday holiday, one of the top places to visit across the Netherlands is Amsterdam. The Amsterdam city has been at the heart of the holiday for many years and continues to be one of the most popular tourist spots for 2015.
What is Kingsday?
Kingsday started out as Princess’s Day back in 1885 when a prominent newspaper editor suggested a celebration of the birth of ...
30 jan. 2015 16:25:30
In this F.A.Q. (Frequently Asked Questions) why try to answer the most common question related to Kingsday. If you are planning a visit to the Netherlands during KIngsday you will find your answers here.
FAQ 1: When is Kingsday?
The holiday takes place on the 27th April, unless this date happens to fall on a Sunday, in which case the holiday is celebrated on the 26th April
FAQ 2: What is the origin o...Lees meer
29 jan. 2015 12:43:27
When it comes to celebrating Kingsday on 27th April one of the biggest traditions is to wear orange. But why is orange so strongly associated with Kingsday and with the Netherlands in general? After all, the national flag is red, white and blue. In its most basic form, the answer is simple; orange is the colour of the Dutch royal family, whose ancestors were part of the House of Orange.
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28 jan. 2015 11:56:33
Kingsday is being celebrated on 27th April this year to commemorate the birthday of King Willem-Alexander. As well as bringing out the bright orange outfits to commemorate the day, there are countless different events and activities to get involved with. Here is a selection of them to inspire you.
Where to Go on Kingsday: Flea Market
As usual, Amsterdam is the heart of the festival and one of the bi...
27 jan. 2015 12:42:56
When it comes to important festivals in the Netherlands, Kingsday is near the top of the list. Kingsday is a national holiday that is now celebrated on the birthday of King Willem-Alexander, 27th April, though if this falls on a Sunday, the date of the holiday is moved forward to the 26th. As well as in the Netherlands, Kingsday is celebrated in Aruba, Curacao and Sint Maarten. But, when is Kingsd...Lees meer
27 jan. 2015 12:27:31
When it comes to special holidays in the Netherlands, Kingsday is one of the most prominent. Known as Koningsdag in Dutch, it is celebrated on 27th April, unless this falls on a Sunday then celebrated the day before. It currently marks the birth of King Willem-Alexander. Read all about Kingsday in the Netherlands.
Traditions during Kingsday in the Netherlands
Kingsday is described as the biggest fes...
22 dec. 2014 14:04:13
The King in the Netherlands is Willem-Alexander who was born in Utrecht to Princess Beatrix and Claus von Amsberg (German diplomat) on 27th April 1967. Countries of the Netherlands (including the Caribbean Netherlands), Curacao, Aruba, and Saint Maarten all come under his kingship. He heads the Dutch royal house and the House of Amsberg as well.
Life and Education
William was the eldest child among ...
22 dec. 2014 13:59:49
The King’s Day in Amsterdam’s (Netherlands) streets invites festivity. Orange is everywhere in the city. Locals and visitors join together to celebrate this day and fill Amsterdam’s air with fun because it’s the year’s major street party. Citywide there is an atmosphere of party, music, fun, enthusiasm and the orange pride.
What Is the History of King’s Day (Queen’s Day) in the Netherlands?