Queen’s Day is King’s Day!

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On April 30, 2013 Holland will welcome its first male monarch since 1890: King Willem-Alexander! The succession will have many consequences, of course. One of them is that what might be the best day of the year in Holland, Queen’s Day, will have a new name, a new date and, this year, a new significance as well.

April 27, Willem-Alexander’s birthday

Since 30 April 2013, and for the first time since 1890, Holland has a king again: King Willem-Alexander! The succession has had many consequences, of course. One of them is that what might be the best day of the year in Holland, Queen’s Day, has existed under a new name and taken place on a new date since 2014.

We are all certain that it will remain a day filled with festivities of and for the people!