The Netherlands celebrates King's Day

Dutch Ambassador Cees Kole and his wife, Saskia Kole-Jordans, hosted a reception on April 26 in honour of Dutch King Willem-Alexander at the Canadian Museum of History Grand Hall.

Dutch Ambassador Cees Kole with Museum of History CEO Mark O'Neill at the King's Day celebration on April 26. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

A table adorned with cheese, wooden clogs, and tulips. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Mr. Kole with his wife, Saskia Kole-Jordans, greet Vice-Chief of Defence Staff Lt.-Gen. Guy Thibault. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Author Margaret Dickenson and her husband, former diplomat Larry Dickenson, with Japanese Ambassador Kenjiro Monji and his wife, Etsuko Monji. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Indonesian Ambassador Teuku Faizasyah, left, his wife, Andis, Wannipa Isarabhakdi and her husband, Thai Ambassador Vijavat Isarabhakdi. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

Kazakhstan's ambassador, Konstantin Zhigalov, Mr. Monji, Ms. Isarabhakdi, EU Ambassador Marie-Anne Coninsx, Ms. Monji, Slovak Ambassador Andrej Droba and his wife, Daniela Droba, Mr. Zhigaov's wife Indira Zhigalova and the Egyptian ambassador's wife, Hala Youssef. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia