Fresh fruit, coffee and cake were served to everyone during the interval. The Queen greeted and spoke to many of the pensioners and their relatives who had come to Ekebyhov Palace Park. After the interval, Mattias Enn sang classics by Ernst Rolf, Karl Gerhard and Zarah Leander.
Following the performances, The Queen gave two interviews in which she spoke about the background to Pensioners' Day. The event was first held at The Queen's initiative as a picnic in Drottningholm Park, and is now organised by Ekerö Municipality. The Queen explained how the event sprang up from a desire to give pensioners and their families an opportunity to meet up.