On February 19th 2019, Hans Klok was honorably awarded the title of Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau. This is a very exclusive title awarded by the King of The Netherlands to those with exceptional personal commitment, vision and whose achievements are beneficial to both their country and society in general.
Millions of people from all around the globe- from Germany, Japan, Dubai, China, America and more- have come to see Hans Klok perform magic.
Kloks global appeal comes from the passion and enthusiasm he displays when performing on stage. In addition to his work and ambition as an illusionist, Klok is also very passionate about philanthropic work. He is highly involved in various charities and foundations which focus on missions that include reducing animal cruelty and treating migraine patients. Furthermore, Klok is a motivated ambassador of Stichting Pardoes, which offers a retreat to families who have a child with a life-threatening disease.
His dedication to others and passion for bringing audiences joy through performing are what earned Klok this exclusive honor as an international ambassador for the Netherlands.
Many celebrities and magicians responded when the news reached them. For example, The world famous illusionist duo Siegfried and Roy responded: “Our utmost congratulations to Hans Klok on the Royal award from your country: for you to be honored in such a grandiose way is fantastic – it couldn’t have happened to a better man. Las Vegas cast a spell on you and you elevated your talent to magical heights. We are so proud of you Sir Klok!”
Hans Klok says I am incredibly honored, it was completely unexpected. I will not let this award disappear! It is a promising sign for an incredible Las Vegas chapter!