The Queen visits Pensioners' Day

The Queen greeted the attendees. Photo: royalcourt.se

Ingeborg Andersson presents flowers to The Queen. Photo: royalcourt.se

The Queen arrives at Ekebyhov Palace Park. Photo: royalcourt.se

A conversation during the coffee break. Photo: royalcourt.se

Ekebyhov Palace Park. Photo: royalcourt.se

On Wednesday 27 August, The Queen visited Pensioners' Day in Ekerö's Ekebyhov Palace Park, near Stockholm.

After The Queen had arrived at Ekebyhov Palace Park, Ylva Engström, Activity Coordinator at Ekerö Municipality, opened the day with a speech. The trio Tuesday Nights then played, and Social Welfare Board Chairman Staffan Strömbäck welcomed all those present.

During the coffee break, The Queen spoke to several of the attendees. After coffee, the ensemble Yria performed and Municipal Director Lars Hortlund gave a speech. The day concluded with everyone joining in with the Swedish national anthem.

Pensioners' Day was held for the sixteenth time in Ekerö. Photo: royalcourt.se

Pensioners' Day was held for the sixteenth time in Ekerö. Photo: royalcourt.se

Pensioners' Day

This year marks the 16th anniversary of Pensioners' Day in Ekerö. The Queen took the initiative in establishing the day, and in the early years it was held in Drottningholm Park. Ekerö Municipality has hosted the event since 2000.

The King and Queen visit Ekerö Municipality

On Wednesday 3 September, The King and Queen will visit Ekerö Municipality. The day will conclude at Ekebyhov Palace Park, where The King will give a speech.