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Prinsjesdag (sort of state of the union)

Discussion in 'Photojournalism, Candids and Street Photography' started by Dutchwindmill, Sep 17, 2008.

  1. Each 3th thuesday in September we have Prinsjesdag in Holland.A day loaded with traditions.Hm the Queen Beatrix makes her ride in the golden caridge from the Royal palace to the parlement to open the new parlemetal year.
    Just sit back and enjoy the load of pictures.

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    I need my salt:smile:

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    Schools in The hague are all comming to see the parade

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    People from the village Staphorst are known to be verry proud on our Royal family,so each year they show up in there traditional clothing

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    This is how they show there Royalist pride

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    A other tradition is wearing silly/fasionable Hats.(the Queen is famous for her hats)

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    I think you can call this a pole postion?

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    A young (and nervous) sailor blocking my view.

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    The corporal was shouting so loud that for a moment we thought it was the Gunnery Sergeant.

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    As you can see,the kadets are verry young.

    And Finaly at 1pm things start to move!
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    Student volanteer defence forces

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    Than horses ..Lots of horses.

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    Some princes and princesses

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    HM the Queen
     
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