Queen’s Fair & The Life I Live Festival @ The Hague

Thursday, May 02, 2013 0 Comments A+ a-

It is indeed an eventful month of April in the Netherlands. From Easter to the coronation of the new king, King Willem-Alexander, almost every week is filled with great celebration activities. 

Every year without miss, the Queen's Day is celebrated with great fanfare.  There is no exception this year but to be even grander since it coincides with the coronation of the new Dutch King. An array of great activities took place in the city of The Hague from 19-Apr to 30-Apr. 

19Apr - The Queen’s Fair (Koninginnekermis)
The Lange Vijverberg, Buitenhof and Frederik Hendrikplein area have been transformed to the 80s fairground. Young and old are totally spoilt with choices as there are more than 60 rides and attractions such as Funhouse, exciting spinning Turbo Polyp, Thriller, etcs up to be tried out. 

The Hague
Queen's Fair 2013, the Hague
Queen's Fair 2013, the Hague
Queen's Fair 2013, the Hague
Queen's Fair 2013, the Hague
Queen's Fair 2013, the Hague
 Queen's Fair 2013, the Hague

Queen's Fair 2013, the Hague
  
29Apr - The eve of Queen’s Day - The Life I Live Festival
Multiple stages were set up in various squares around the city of The Hague where free concerts were held. Locals and tourist dressed up and accessorized in everything orange and gathered together to enjoy the superb live performances across multiple genres from school band, Indies, Jazz, Pop Rock to Alternative music.

Queen's Night 2013
Queen's Night 2013
Queen's Day 2013
 Queen's Night 2013

30Apr – Live broadcast of the Coronation of King Willem-Alexander Coronation Event
Big screen was set up at Grote Markt square to air the live broadcast of the actual Coronation event.

Grote Markt, the Hague
 the Hague
 Queen's Day
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