Fourth Annual Brass Band Championship in Kerkrade,Netherlands. The teams give their performances as heavy rain pours down. Large crowd of spectators cheer the teams. The New Jersey team, Clifton High School wins the marching contest. They stand second in the musical performance.
Royal guests attend the reception for a double celebration in Amsterdam, Netherlands. A large crowd gathered to pay tribute to the beloved Queen of Netherlands, Queen Juliana and her husband Prince Bernhard on the occassion of their 25th wedding ceremony and Queen's 53rd birthday. Princesses of Netherlands Beatrix,Princess Irene and Princess Margriet move past the crowd in a royal baggy. The crowd greets the princesses. Guests include Queen Elizabeth with the Shah of Iran they arrive at the palace for the reception. Princess Margarita, King of Norway Olav V and King Gustav VI Adolf of Sweden, King Philip of Britain and others also attend the reception. Fire works organized for the occasion.
Students work on a chain reaction in Delft, Netherlands. The Minister of Education sits on a chair. The students of the Technical College of Holland seated on chairs. The minister pulls a lever to start the machine. A chain reaction sets the wheels in motion and sends a cyclist through a sealed door.
The meeting of the United Nations in New York, United States. Officials seated inside the building. Netherlands and Indonesia sign a pact. They sign the agreement on the administration of New Guinea, claimed by both the countries. Officials shake hands.
Dutch-Indonesian pact signed in New Guinea. Indonesian and Netherlands officials sign a pact on the administration of New Guinea which is claimed by both countries. The United Nations is to administer the country until Indonesia takes over.
People in Netherlands are mourning as former Queen Wilhelmina receives a final tribute. It is an all-white funeral. Queen Juliana is in white. People stand on sides of the street as cortege passes. Thousands of people gather around the Church.