Jan van Hest invited to Royal lunch
King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima received 26 guests on Thursday afternoon during a so-called outstanding lunch. The royal couple received Dutch people in Noordeinde Palace who distinguished themselves through a special performance in various sectors such as art & culture, media, science, sports and business.
Among them are actor Fedja van Huêt for his Golden Calf for Best Actor in De Ververdeling, World and Olympic champion BMX Niek Kimman, Stripschapprijs winner Henk van der Spoel and Spinoza Prize winners Nynke Dekker (professor of molecular biophysics) and our own MDR researcher Jan van Hest (professor of bio-organic chemistry).
See the Dutch news article at the AD website.