It seems like House music, or electronic music in general, flows through the blood of the Dutch. A few weeks ago, we talked about Louis van Gaal only allowing House music in the Manchester United locker room. Today, it is the king showing his passion for House.
Yesterday, the city of Chicago had a couple of rather important visitors. Willem-Alexander and Maxima where invited to the birthplace of House by the Amsterdam based School of House to talk about the industry. The emphasis was, of course, on one of the Netherlands premiere export hits: House music. During the dinner the king said, “House music is one of the most beautiful things Chicago has given the world. And as you know, this music is also quite popular in our country. The Netherlands spawned a number of world famous DJs. Tonight you will get a taste of it.”
During the event the Dutch DJ duo Sunnery James and Ryan Marciano took to the decks and the royal couple didn’t just remain on the sidelines. Together with the major of Chicago Rahm Emmanuel, the royals joined the DJs on stage and Willem-Alexander got the crowd going by dropping Marshall Jefferson’s ‘Move Your Body‘, a House anthem. Take a look at the video and see DJ Willem-Alexander in action.