GALA DINNER IN HONOR OF QUEEN BEATRIX OF THE NETHERLANDS AT THE RIJKSMUSUEM

On the even of her abdication, a gala dinner was held in honor of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands on April 29, 2013 at the world famous Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.  The event was attended by numerous dignitaries including Prince Albert II of Monaco, the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall, Crown Prince Frederik and Princess Mary of Denmark, Crown Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Spain, Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan, Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn and his sister Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, Prince Alois  and Princess Sophie of Liechtenstein, Crown Prince Al-Muhtadee Billah and Princess Sarah of Brunei, Crown Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium, Crown Prince Haakon and Princess Mette-Marit of Norway, and Prince El-Hassan bin Talaal of Jordan and Princess Sarvath of Jordan.  In a speech to the Dutch people, Queen Beatrix thanked them and  said, “Without your heart-warming and encouraging displays of affection, the burdens, which certainly have existed, would have weighed heavily.”  Photos by Getty Images.

Queen Beatrix, and her son and daughter-in-law, Willem-Alexander and Maxima

Queen Beatrix, and her son and daughter-in-law, Willem-Alexander and Maxima

Crown Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Maxima of the Netherlands

Crown Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Maxima of the Netherlands

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The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall

The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall

Crown Prince  Vajiralongkorn of Thailand and his sister, Princess Sirindhorn

Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn of Thailand and his sister, Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn

Princess Christina and Princess Irene of the Netherlands, sisters of Queen Beatrix

Princess Christina and Princess Irene of the Netherlands, sisters of Queen Beatrix

Crown Prince Al-Muhtadee Billah and Princess Sarah of Brunei

Crown Prince Al-Muhtadee Billah and Princess Sarah of Brunei

Princess Margriet of the Netherlands and her husband, Pieter van Vollenhoven

Princess Margriet of the Netherlands (sister of Queen Beatrix) and her husband, Pieter van Vollenhoven

Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands and his wife (r) Princess Laurentien, and sister-in-law, Princess Mabel

Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands (son of Queen Beatrix) and his wife (r) Princess Laurentien, and sister-in-law, Princess Mabel

Prince Albert II of Monaco, Princess Stephanie and Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg

Prince Albert II of Monaco, Princess Stephanie and Prince Guillaume of Luxembourg

Crown Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium

Crown Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium

Crown Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Spain

Crown Prince Felipe and Princess Letizia of Spain

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Crown Prince Frederik and Princess Mary of Denmark

Crown Prince Frederik and Princess Mary of Denmark

Crown Prince Haakon and Princess Mette-Marit of Norway

Crown Prince Haakon and Princess Mette-Marit of Norway

Prince Daniel and his wife, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, and Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan

Prince Daniel and his wife, Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, and Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan

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Princess Lalla Salma of Morocco

Princess Lalla Salma of Morocco, and on the right, Prince El-Hassan bin Talaal of Jordan

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  1. Didac

    Princess Letizia of Spain looks so beautifull. The most elegant

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