Fervent monarchists, and also many people who like parties, no matter about what, are preparing a big celebration.
Not everyone is happy with the monarchy.
This sticker says “I don’t want Willem[-Alexander]”. The text is a wordplay on Dutch: “Ik wil hem niet”, I don’t want him, and the name Willem.
This video is about republicans in Amsterdam rehearsing the “Ik-Willem-niet” song.
After much protest against the plans to kill the yew tree, the university bosses decided that the yew tree would be transported to soil where it will still be alive.
- ‘Dutch royals, stop hunting’ (dearkitty1.wordpress.com)
- Unconventional Dutch king inauguration song Koningslied scrapped after public outcry (metro.co.uk)
- The Dutch King Song Eurovision Song Contest (stirringtrouble.wordpress.com)
- Lime, Kaiser Linden, Koningslinde – it really is a royal tree as Prince Willem-Alexander shows (gpdhome.typepad.com)
- Crown Prince Frederik: happy to gain experience (gpdhome.typepad.com)