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King's Day 2017, in pictures


It's been a special King's Day in the Netherlands this year. Willem-Alexander turns fifty in 2017 so this year's annual celebration really was a party to remember. The King of the Netherlands headed to Tilburg with his family for a day of fun, music and dancing. It was a picture perfect event, in part because the Dutch Royal Household chose to launch its Instagram account that day sharing loads of fabulous photos with us as Willem-Alexander marked his 50th birthday. The party carries on this weekend as the Dutch King welcomes 150 people with the same birthday as him to the Royal Palace in Amsterdam for a dinner while Crown Princess Victoria has confirmed she'll be joining what's expected to be a royal packed weekend of private celebrations, starting on Saturday. It's one busy birthday so let's look back at how it got started and enjoy King's Day 2017, in photos....


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