Dutch Royal House Launches YouTube Channel and embrace new media and technology.
The Dutch Royal House have launched their own YouTube Channel and joined the likes of US President Barack Obama, Nicolas Sarkozy, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, Pope Benedict XVI and Britain’s Queen Elizabeth.
The Youtube channel offers both historical and current video on the work of members of the Royal House. There are videos of the work of Dutch Queen Beatrix, Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Máxima and also of throne speeches, wedding speeches and Christmas.
There is also historical footage of Queen Wilhelmina in exile in London, Princess Juliana and her daughters in Canada during the Second World War and an interview with the three Prince Willem-Alexander, Friso and Constantijn just before their mother becomes Queen.
The oldest video dates back to the day of the inauguration of Queen Wilhelmina in 1898.
The Royal Youtube channel will be regularly updated with current and historical videos.
The RVD uses footage of the NIS and the Foundation Sound and Vision in Hilversum.
More information about the Royal Family can be found on the Youtube channel www.youtube.com/koninklijkhuis and the Dutch Royal website www.koninklijkhuis.nl