Netherland's Queen Beatrix has given up throne for son

  • 30 April 2013
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People in The Netherlands wore orange outfits, put up flowers and waved flags for a massive national party to celebrate their new king.

Queen Beatrix has ruled the Netherlands for 33 years but stepped down to make way for her son Prince Willem-Alexander.

It's not the first time this has happened in the country.

There were big parties in the country to mark the change of ruler.