The Crown Princess Couple visit Ockelbo — day 3

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Motiv: The Crown Princess Couple have spent three days visiting Ockelbo. Here they are at Wij Gardens. Photo: Anders Wiklund/Scanpix
On Saturday 21 May, The Crown Princess Couple concluded their visit to the areas around Ockelbo.
The programme for the day was as follows:

09:00 — 09:30
Wij Mill
The Crown Princess Couple were shown exhibitions on food and crafts.

09:30 — 10:00
The woodland garden
Gardener Lars Krantz gave The Crown Princess Couple a tour of the woodland garden.

10:15 — 11:05
The gardening programme
The Crown Princess Couple took their places in front of the main building, where a stage had been set up, and the municipal commissioner welcomed them. University students from the gardening programme talked about their course, which aims to promote human health with a focus on quality of life and wellbeing.

11:05 — 11:15
Walk to Trädgårdens Hus

11:15 — 12:00
Lunch at Trädgårdens Hus

12:00 — 12:10
Walk to the Pine Avenue

12:10 — 12:25
Cake buffet at the Pine Avenue
The cake buffet proved extremely popular on the occasion of The Crown Princess Couple's wedding on 19 June 2010. The 200 metre long buffet was recreated at the Pine Avenue. Mattes Bröd provided cakes and talked about the company. The Mattes Bröd bakery has been operating since 1979, but the family business actually dates back to the beginning of the 20th century.

12:25 — 12:30
Fanfare and departure for Gävle

Arrive at Gävle Trotting Track
Students from the trotting school welcomed The Crown Princess Couple, together with Chairman of Gävle Trotting Track Göran Blom and Track Manager Tommy Ljunggren.

Start of the celebrity race
The race was held to raise money for Crown Princess Victoria's Fund.

Prize-giving for the celebrity race
Gävle Trotting Track and ATG presented donations to Crown Princess Victoria's Fund.

Start of the HRH Prince Daniel's Race
After the race, Prince Daniel presented the challenge trophy to the owner of the winning horse, and presented special prizes and flowers to the coachman and trainer.

Conclusion and departure