Queen Silvia participated in the “Gamlas Dag” or “the Ancient Day” that took place today. The event took place in Ekebyhov parklands Ekerö outside Stockholm. For the occasion, Queen Silvia was dressed in an old costume. This year was the sixteenth time that the Ancients’ Day was celebrated on Ekerö. The initiative was taken by the Queen and the first years it took place in Drottningholm Park. Since 2000, the event takes place in the Municipality of Ekerö. - 27 August 2014
Queen Silvia visited one of the houses of the Silvia Home Foundation today. There she met new students who are being trained as nurses. The Silvia Home Foundation was founded on the initiative of the Queen on Valentine’s Day 1996 Silviahemmet strive to actively participate in the development of good health care of people with dementia and their families.