Queen Beatrix celebrates 70th birthday Friday
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.
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Subject: Dutch news