The first Prince Friso engineering award was given to Allard van Hoeken, Head of New Energy at Bluewater Energy Services. The prize was handed to Van Hoeken by the head of the Royal Institute of Engineering (KIVI) in presence of Prince Friso's mother and his widow, Princesses Beatrix and Mabel.
A 51 year old Dutch man from Sneek was killed by an avalanche in Austria. The man was caught in the avalanche on Friday and died a day later in a hospital in Innsbruck.
The Royal Institute for Engineers (KIVI) announced that they are naming the Engineer of the Year award after Prince Friso. The Engineer of the Year is an annual prize awarded by the institute.
In an interview with 538 DJ Ruud de Wild in Londen, U2 singer Bono described the Dutch Royal family as "very chilled out".
Nearly 2.3 million people have watched yesterday's Christmas speech of King Willem-Alexander, according to figures from the Audience Research Foundation.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 2nd, in memory of Prince Friso.
Queen Beatrix postponed her farewell party scheduled on Yom Kippur after the death of her son, Prince Friso.
The round-up of some of this week’s most noteworthy events and news stories features the complete coverage on Prince’s Friso’s Death and the art heist in Rotterdam, Pirate Bay’s latest answer to its accessibility hitch, a fresh Fox Netherlands campaign, a group of devastated fans during a surprise concert in Amsterdam, and responses to the Dutch debt crisis.
Prince Friso will be privately buried on Friday in Lage Vuursche, in the municipality of Baarn. That was announced by the Government Information Service (RVD).
Prince Friso died Monday at age 44 from the effects of the skiing accident he had in the Austrian Lech in February 2012. He grew up with his brothers Constantijn and Willem-Alexander at Castle Drakensteyn, which is located near Lage Vuursche and borders the site where is the church called the Stulpkerk. He will be laid to rest at the cemetery that surrounds the church.
Lage Vuursche already crowded
The death of Prince Friso on Monday has shocked many people around the world. Hundreds of cameramen gathered in front of the palace in The Hague where the Prince died. Dutch journalist and numerous foreign colleagues try to get a glimpse of anybody who goes in and out and many Dutch visit the palace to lay down some flowers.
Not only was the death of Friso prime news at the Dutch TV broadcasters, radio stations and newspapers, but also from the United States to Australia the death was broadcasted.
Prince Friso, the younger brother of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, has died at the age of 44.
Prince Friso, the younger brother of king Willem-Alexander, was transferred from Wellington Hospital in London to Huis ten Bosch Palace. This was reported by the Government Information Service (RVD) Tuesday, on behalf of the royal family. The state of the prince is unchanged and is described by the RVD as 'minimal consciousness'. Friso has arrived on Tuesday at Huis ten Bosch.