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The wedding dress of Queen Máxima photo & copyright: Evert Elzinga
Exhibitions, Travel

The wedding dress of Queen Máxima

Now the covid-19 pandemic seems to have come to an halt (at least for now), also new exhibitions are being opened. In the past two weeks I visited no less than three exhibitions. Two were in Amsterdam, one in Leeuwarden, all here in the Netherlands. It was a real joy being able to travel and […]

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The imperial wedding of George and Rebecca Photo & Copyright: Imperial Foundation
Marriages, News

The imperial wedding of George and Rebecca

Last modified: 1 October 2021 Later this year His Imperial Highness Grand Duke George Mikhailovich of Russia will marry Rebecca Virginia Bettarini, at least when everything goes as planned (you never know with Covid-19 still around). Already quite a bit of news has come in. Here is an overview of the first imperial wedding to […]

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Exhibition at Amalienborg – Princess gowns
Exhibitions, Travel

Exhibition at Amalienborg – Princess gowns

While my own trip to Denmark this year didn’t happen, a royalty-friend of mine, Wills of Koningsfan.nl, visited the country early July and enjoyed the lovely palaces and exhibitions. She was so kind to send me her gorgeous pictures. She visited the Amalienborg Museum in Copenhagen just in time to enjoy the new summer exhibition […]

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Scottish exhibition – A Royal Wedding: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex Royal Collection Trust / (c) Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2019, photographer David Cheskin
Exhibitions, Travel

Scottish exhibition – A Royal Wedding: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex

There were two main reasons for choosing Scotland as my holiday destination earlier this month. One was the fact that I enjoyed my visit 13 years ago very much and really wanted to go back. The other one was the small exhibition “A Royal Wedding: The Duke and Duchess of Sussex” at the Palace of […]

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Eugenie and Jack’s lovely wedding exhibition at Windsor Credit: Royal Collection Trust / (c) All Rights Reserved
Exhibitions, Travel

Eugenie and Jack’s lovely wedding exhibition at Windsor

Having enjoyed the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank on TV/Internet last year, I was glad to see their wedding exhibition at Windsor Castle lately. Unfortunately the exhibition can only be seen at Windsor between 1 March and 22 April 2019 and will not be shown at any of the other palaces. […]

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The wedding dress of Princess Mabel
Exhibitions, Travel

The wedding dress of Princess Mabel

It was an interesting reunion with a dress I did see for the last time in April 2004. I remember vividly that only days before the wedding of Prince Friso of the Netherlands and Mabel Wisse Smit on 24 April 2004 in Delft, The Netherlands, the magazine “Story” managed to publish a drawing of a […]

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Het Loo: The Wedding of Princess Margriet 1967
Exhibitions, Travel

Het Loo: The Wedding of Princess Margriet 1967

On 10 January 1967, on a cold winter’s day, the third daughter of Queen Juliana of the Netherlands and Prince Bernhard, married at the City Hall and later that day in the Great or Saint Jacob’s Church in The Hague. Princess Margriet, born 1943, had chosen to marry a Dutch commoner, Pieter van Vollenhoven. The […]

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The wedding of the Prince of Asturias and Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano photo & copyright: Netty Leistra
Marriages, News

The wedding of the Prince of Asturias and Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano

Madrid, Spain, 22 May 2004 Preparations My friend Christine and I had already arrived in Madrid on Monday, travelling from Copenhagen via Amsterdam to Spain, so we had lots of days left to do some sightseeing. Unfortunately the royal palace, cathedral and Atocha church were already closed for public. In the days before the wedding […]

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