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Netherlands Embassy celebrates King's Day

Event marked on April 26

In Summary

• The King's Day started in 1902 as a national festival.

Netherlands Amb Frans Makken and Foreign Affairs diplomatic secretary Tom Amollo
Netherlands Amb Frans Makken and Foreign Affairs diplomatic secretary Tom Amollo
Image: Douglas Okiddy

The Dutch recently celebrated their King's Day, the birthday of Kingdom of Netherlands head of state, His Royal Highness King Willem-Alexander. 

The King's Day started in 1902 as a national festival, which is still up to date.  Present was Foreign Affairs diplomatic secretary Tom Amollo.

The event happened at the ambassador's residence in Nairobi. 

Lynne Kinyua, Margret Mwangi, Joan Kairu and Carolyne Aluoch from the Netherlands Embassy
Lynne Kinyua, Margret Mwangi, Joan Kairu and Carolyne Aluoch from the Netherlands Embassy
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EU delegation to Somalia's Pencho Garrido and Elaine Sayers
EU delegation to Somalia's Pencho Garrido and Elaine Sayers
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Education Vocation PS Kevit Desai and German Embassy deputy head of mission Michael Derus
Education Vocation PS Kevit Desai and German Embassy deputy head of mission Michael Derus
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Financial Access consultant Veerle Haagh and Edoardo Cavallo
Financial Access consultant Veerle Haagh and Edoardo Cavallo
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Kirsten Hommes and Eveline Knapen from the Netherlands Embassy
Kirsten Hommes and Eveline Knapen from the Netherlands Embassy
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