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Tulip Festival

Hosted by the Consul of the Ottawa Arts & Culture Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sat 21 May 11:30 - 14:00

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And the Dutch Princess whose birth started it all, was in Ottawa to open the festival this year. She is of course Princess Margriet Francisca of the Netherlands.

The Dutch royal family sought refuge in Ottawa during the Second World War. Princess Juliana gave birth to Margriet at the Civic Hospital in Ottawa on January 19, Protected content . In the years since then, the Dutch Royal Family has sent tulip bulbs to Ottawa annually.

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