The number of King's Day arrests and injuries in Amsterdam showed a significant decline this year. The number of arrests dropped by 21 percent compared to King's Day 2014 and the number of injuries decreased by 12 percent.
By 18:00 on Monday NS transported more than 250 thousand people to Amsterdam to celebrate King's Day. According to the railway company, this number is about the same as previous King's Days.
The festivities in Amsterdam went on until 20:00 on Monday night. According to RTL, the day went relatively quiet and peaceful, with few incidents. There was a fight and thrown glass on Nieuwendijk towards the end of the day and the street had to be swept clean. Amsterdam celebrated King's Day with flea markets and about 160 events.
A group of young Muslims decided to celebrate King's Day by handing out 15 thousand free Korans in 13 Dutch cities. With this action they hope to counterbalance the negative image of Islam formed by actions by terrorist organization ISIS and extremists attacks, Het Parool reports.
A disturbed man was arrested at the Town Hall in Dordrecht on Monday morning, where King Willem-Alexander and the royal family are attending the King's Day festivities.
On Monday the Netherlands is celebrating King's Day on King Willem-Alexander's actual birthday for the first time. The royal family is received by the city of Dordrecht, and also for the first time, in a manner of the King's own choosing.
While a number of Dutch people think that King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima's salaries should be reduced, the vast majority is happy with the royal couple's reign and believe that the King is performing his duties well.
The Netherlands may have some good luck with the weather on King's Day today. The Royal Netherlands Meteorological institute expects it to be dry across the Netherlands, with a chance of sunshine in some places.
The Netherlands' city streets were crowded with King's Night revelers on Sunday night.
King Willem-Alexander's birthday will be celebrated across the Netherlands on Monday.
The municipality of Dordrecht has announced the King's Day 2015 program, which will take place on Monday April 27th. Dordrecht is the first municipality to organize King's Day with a "new look". While Princess Beatrix will not be participating in this year's King's Day, the tree young princesses will be attending.