This week everyone is welcome at T.R.A.C.S who wants to BE A KING
To celebrate the Dutch Kingdom Day
Koninkrijksdag (Papiamento: Dia di Reino, English: Kingdom Day) is the commemoration of the signing of the Charter for the Kingdom of the
on Netherlands 15 December 1954 in Aruba, Curaçao, the , and Sint Maarten. When 15 December falls on a Sunday, the
commemoration takes place on Monday 16 December. Kingdom Day is, unlike
Koninginnedag (English: Queen's Day), not an official national holiday, but
government buildings are instructed to fly the flag of the Netherlands without pennant. Netherlands
The Charter for the Kingdom of the
was signed by Queen Juliana on Netherlands 15 December 1954.
The charter deals with the relation between the and the overseas territories, the Netherlands Netherlands Antilles,
Netherlands New Guinea and .
As of 2010, the charter governs the relationships between the Suriname , Netherlands Aruba (since 1986), Curaçao and Sint Maarten (since 2010).
Since 2005, the Koninkrijksconcert (English: Kingdom Concert) is annually held on 15 December, to celebrate the relationship between
, the Netherlands Netherlands Antilles, and Aruba. At the concerts, that were held in respectively , Dordrecht , Amersfoort , and
Curaçao, musical artists from all over the kingdom have performed. Nijmegen
In 2008, Naturalisatiedag (English: Naturalisation Day) in the Kingdom of the Netherlands was moved from 24 August, the day on which the Constitution of the Netherlands was signed, to 15 December, which has a symbolic meaning for all constituent countries of the kingdom. On Naturalisation Day, newly naturalized citizens officially receive their Dutch citizenship.