Celebrations for the 10th anniversary of the Protestant Church in the Netherlands were celebrated by Koning Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima at the Fountain Church in Nijkerk on Monday. The church was first formed in 2004 from the Dutch Reformed Church, the Reformed Churches and the Evangelical Lutheran Church.
An estimated 20,000 people attended the performance of The Passion in an icy The Hague on Thursday evening.
At the Hofvijver, well-known artists, led by René van Kooten, performed the story of the last hours of the life of Jesus. The annual music spectacle was shown for the third time.
The cast included Daniel Boissevain, Anita Meyer and Jim Bakkum. Jörgen Raymann was the narrator.