Kings day amsterdam 2017

King's Birthday in the Netherlands

kings day amsterdam 2017

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Kingsland Festival Amsterdam is an annual electronic celebration for King's Day, the Netherland's most famous bank holiday of the year. If you're flying to Amsterdam Schipol Airport, you can easily catch a 15 minute train into the city's central station. Alternatively, buses run between the airport and city too. The city has good rail links to the rest of the Netherlands, and also with neoighboring Germany and Belgium, with many train services running direct to the Dutch capital. Once you are in the city, the venue is easily accessible. Metro 51 also runs to Amsterdam Central Station. All rights reserved.

One of the holidays Holland is best known for. But wait — where do you go? We know there will be something happening everywhere in the country, but do you want to know what are the events that should be on your radar? We have done you one better and put together events for all the big cities in the Netherlands! Or are you still into flocking to the bigger cities in the Netherlands? No judgement here, because it can be pretty awesome there! We got one for Amsterdam , The Hague , and Rotterdam!

King's Birthday is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed. Many people spontaneously sing "Het Wilhelmus". This is a poem written in and describes the life of William of Orange William the Silent and his fight for the Dutch people. It is written as if William of Orange is introducing himself to the Dutch people. They are entertained with displays and performances around local historic events. Royal family members generally join in with the games in a good natured way and greet thousands of people who turn out to see them.

Save the date: 27 April. Thousands of boats with partying people fill the canals. In the best orange party in Amsterdam will be held on Thursday, 27 April
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The holiday was initially observed on 31 August as Prinsessedag or Princess's Day, the fifth birthday of Princess Wilhelmina , then heir presumptive to the Dutch throne. On her accession in November the holiday acquired the name Koninginnedag , first celebrated on 31 August In September , Wilhelmina's daughter Juliana ascended to the throne and the holiday was moved to her birthday, 30 April. The holiday was celebrated on this date from Juliana's daughter, Beatrix, retained the celebration on 30 April after she ascended the throne in , though her birthday was on 31 January. In , the Queen was celebrating Queen's Day in the city of Apeldoorn when a man attempted to attack her by trying to ram the Royal family's bus with his car; instead he drove into a crowd of people and crashed into a monument: seven people in the crowd were killed, as was the driver. Queen Beatrix abdicated on Koninginnedag , and her son, Willem-Alexander, ascended the throne the first king since the observance of the national holiday.

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King’s Day Amsterdam 2017

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King's Day, the party of the year in Amsterdam. April 27,
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5 thoughts on “Kings day amsterdam 2017

  1. On King's Day, April 27, , all of Amsterdam (indeed, all of Holland) turns into Folks, it's King's Day — not Kings Day or Kingsday, just as we never had a.

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