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The Tulips Ball

Between 24-26 May Their Highnesses The Hereditary Prince and Duke Michael attended the three day programme of the 5th Edition of the Tulips Ball, held this year in The Hague.

Duke Michael’s involvement with the Tulips Ball began while studying at Leiden University and he serves as a member of the Organising Committee. His mother The Duchess of Mecklenburg is a member of the Honorary Committee of Patrons.

The full programme of activities of the Tulips Ball began on the evening of Friday 24 May with dinner and dance lessons.

During the morning and afternoon of Saturday 25 May a picnic was held at the Polo Club Wassenaar. This was followed in the evening by the Grand Tulips Ball at the Grand Hotel Amrâth Kurhaus in Scheveningen, starting with dinner and a charity auction for  the JANSDAG project of the Order of St John and Sovereign Military Order of Malta, followed by the dancing.

The programme concluded on Sunday 26 May with brunch at the Sociëteit de Vereeniging (The King’s Ballroom).

Further information on the Tulips Ball can be found on their website