The king, the queen and their children attended the Te Deum at the Saints-Michel-et-Gudule cathedral in Brussels.
In spite of the very tight security the royal family greeted the public.
Clotilde Boël acted as lady-in-waiting.
Media and public critized the other members of the extended family who - despite receiving a dotation by the state - did not show up.
At night king Philippe, queen Mathilde and crown princess Elisabeth watched the fire works.