Queen Beatrix celebrates 70th birthday Friday

29th January 2008, Comments 0 comments

Queen Beatrix is due to celebrate her 70th birthday in Amsterdam on Friday.

29 January 2008

AMSTERDAM - Queen Beatrix is due to celebrate her 70th birthday in Amsterdam on Friday.

Beatrix's official birthday is on Thursday, but she has decided to mark the event on Friday during a joint celebration with her sister Princess Margriet, who recently turned 65.

Some 150 young musicians and dancers are due to perform a variety of music and dance styles at the Royal Carre Theatre in Amsterdam. The event will be broadcast live on Dutch public television.

[Copyright dpa 2008]

Subject: Dutch news

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