Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Belgian National Day

Today, Belgium celebrates her National Day, commemorating the swearing-in of her first king, Leopold I. Here is a video of the country's currently reigning monarch, Albert II, delivering the traditional National Day Address to his people. Topics covered included the royal couple's recent visit to the Congo, for the 50th anniversary of Congolese independence, and the Belgian presidency of the European Union.

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