Hat day - prinsjesdag / Prince's day

Today is Prince's day. 
On this day many heads are dressed with hats. I was in the library today and was surprised by a fashion show of hats that was especially organised for the occasion. Afterwards there were lots of women in the cafetaria and of course I stayed for a while too, as you can see.... I had a fun time!

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If you want to know more about Prince's day, Wikipedia can explain:
Prinsjesdag (English: Prince's Day) is the day on which the reigning monarch of the Netherlands (currently Queen Beatrix) addresses a joint session of the Dutch Senate and House of Representatives in the Ridderzaal or Hall of Knights in The Hague. The Speech from the Throne (Dutch: Troonrede) sets out the main features of government policy for the coming parliamentary session. The occasion is prescribed by the constitution, article 65 of which states:

A statement of the policy to be pursued by the Government shall be given by or on behalf of the King before a joint session of the two Houses of the States-General that shall be held every year on the third Tuesday in September or on such earlier date as may be prescribed by Act of Parliament.

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