Monday, April 7, 2014

King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia in The Netherlands - Day Two

April 5th was the second day of King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia's state visit to The Netherlands to commemorate the 400 year anniversary of the diplomatic relations between Sweden and the Netherlands. The day begun with both royal couples arriving at the Rijksmuseum. King Carl Gustaf and Silvia were given a private tour, paying special attention to Swedish and Sweden related paintings.

Photo: Patrick van Katwijk / Stella Pictures
Afterwards both royal couples attended the launch of the book "The Swedes and The Dutch Were Made For Each Other" a book that tells of Sweden and the Netherlands shared history and long friendship through four centuries. Afterwards The Kingly Pairs saw the actual document signed in 1614 that began their diplomatic relationship.


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