ON 30 march 2000, the Queen will give a speech, and after that prime minister Kok will also give a speech.
It is supposed that the engagement and wedding is announced that day.
There is a lot of discussion in Holland about the possible wedding
of Willem Alexander and Maxima.
On 31 januari 2001, on the birthday of the Queen, Maxima was one of the invited guests.
She appeared totally unexepected in the Royal Bus, next to her friend Willem Alexander.
Many people totally approve the marriage, for instance the readers of
a womans magazine.
In the dutch newspaper Parool
the opions are mostly negative.
Also cartoons are made.