In 2003, Ria La Rivière (Lady) was honoured by the award of ‘Member of the Order of Oranje-Nassau’ by the Queen of The Netherlands for her contributions to the sector Arts and Culture of the Nation.

With Leen, Ria co-founded Continental Sound, Christian Artists, Continental Ministries (the European Continentals, Young Continentals, Continental Kids), the Continental Art Centre, and more. Additionally, from 2000 – 2008 Ria had her own boutique shop in fashion and art.

Author of 6 books, conference speaker, advisor, event volunteer coordinator

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