Royal Welcome Event '17

27 april 2017
Utrecht City center, various locations

On behalf of the International Talent Community Utrecht, we would like to welcome you to the Utrecht region and invite you to our free Royal Welcome Event on the 27th of April.

The 27th of April is the King’s official birthday. Each year this is celebrated with parties, street markets, concerts and special events. We would like to introduce you and other newcomers in the Utrecht region to this typical Dutch tradition. This is an opportunity for you to enjoy a taste of the Dutch cuisine, meet fellow internationals new to this region and learn the national anthem.

There is a limited number of places available for this day, so if you want to join this special welcome, please register in time.

Global programme of the day

8:45    Welcome at City Hall with coffee and orange cake
           Korte Minnebroederstraat 2 ​

9:00    Welcome speech by the mayor of Utrecht Jan van Zanen

9:30    Opening ceremony Kingsday at Stadhuisbrug, including singing the national anthem

9:50    Drinks

10:30  City bells are played by the Dom Tower's carilloneur

10:45 Walk to 'De Rechtbank' (Vrouwe Justitia Zaal) - Korte Nieuwstraat 14, Utrecht

11:00 Start afternoon program, with typical, traditional Dutch games, drinks and bites 

13:00 End of the program, start of festivities in the city center

Will you join us on april 27?It's also possible to join only the morning programme or only the introduction programme at 10:45. Please let us know by filling in the registration form.

Please fill in the registration form.