King Willem-Alexander and his family spent King's Day in Tilburg today. The city organized a number of activities, including performances and artworks, to celebrate the Dutch King's 50th birthday.
The Dutch municipalities of Leiden, The Hague, Deventer, Groningen and Breda are all establishing a Children's Council in which the aldermen of these cities will actively work with the recommendations of kids. Princess Laurentien of the Missing Chapter Foundation and State Secretary Jetta Klijnsma of Social Affairs will kick off the test run for the Children's Councils on Tuesday, ANP reports.
The National Reading Days in the Netherlands kicked off on Wednesday morning with numerous Dutch celebrities reading to kids at breakfast at schools, kindergartens, daycares and libraries across the country, Het Parool reports.
Kids across the Netherlands kicked off the 13th edition of the National Reading Aloud Days on Wednesday morning with breakfast and a story read to them by a politician, mayor, sports hero, actress, rapper, football player and even a princess.
Iranian photographer Newsha Tavakolian received the Prins Claus Award from the hands of Prince Constantijn in the Royal Palace in Amsterdam on Wednesday.
The 12th edition of the National Reading Day kicks off today. In schools across the Netherlands today began with the National Reading Breakfast. For this coming week elementary schools will read more to promote reading among children.