Netherlands' King Willem-Alexander's investiture celebrations
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Weird & Wonderful Pictures Of The Week - 3 May 2013
8. Netherlands' King Willem-Alexander's investiture celebrations
Two woman wear inflatable hats in Amsterdam to celebrate the investiture of the new king of the Netherlands, Willem-Alexander. The member of the Orange-Nassau royal house stepped up after his mother, Queen Beatrix, abdicated after 33 years of reign. Around a million people are expected to descend on the Dutch capital for a huge street party to celebrate the the monarch's investiture.