Koninginnedag Queens Day Overview

Queen’s Day, which is also called Koninginnedag, is an annual public holiday which is observed on the 30th of April each year in Netherlands. It is celebrated as Queen’s birthday. There is one big misunderstanding about this day; it is that people think that it is the present Queen’s birthday, but it is not. It is actually a commemorate to former Queen Julian’s Birthday. On the Queen’s day eve, people from all around Netherland gather in pubs, open spaces and night clubs of Amsterdam to celebrate the Queen’s day. On the actual day, the present Queen visits one or two towns where children greet her with Dutch dances, crafts and songs.

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