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Prince Philip was the association’s first president and held the role for more than 50 years before handing over the baton to his only daughter.
Dressed in green for the first half of the day, Princess Anne wore a hat, dress and jacket and sensible flats in what could be a sartorial nod to the Duke, whose livery was green, as Saturday marked the one-year anniversary. anniversary of his death.
The Queen and several other members of the royal family apparently paid tribute to Prince Philip by donning green outfits for his memorial service at Westminster Abbey last Tuesday.
Jill Kellerman traveled with daughter Brianna from Bathurst to Homebush to get a closer glimpse of the princess.
“She seems so friendly and down to earth. We try to come to the show every year. This year is very special, so we couldn’t miss it.” she said The messenger of the sun.
While Her Royal Highness toured the Woolworths Fresh Food Dome, she did not partake in the show tradition of eating a dagwood dog or fried spiral potato on a stick.
Later in the afternoon, dressed in a similar outfit in beige, the princess met the Australian Federation Guard and enjoyed the Welcome to Country ceremony with three ritual dances before addressing the crowd and opening the show.
“I want to wish all participants the best of luck with the show and hope for an unforgettable experience,” she said.
“Thank you so much for welcoming me and allowing me to celebrate with me, I think it will be my great pleasure to declare the Sydney Easter Show open in 2022”.
The princess, 17th in line to the throne, has several assignments during her three-day trip to Australia, including a visit to the National Fire Brigade to meet firefighters and families who have fought both wildfires and floods as well as the Sea Heritage Foundation.
For the second half of her journey, Princess Anne will be in Papua New Guinea, where she will be met by the Governor General, Sir Bob Dadae, before meeting Prime Minister James Marape.
This year also marks the bicentenary of the founding of the Royal Agricultural Society of NSW. In 1822 the emphasis was on agriculture and food supply for the fledgling colony.
The daily capacity is limited to 80,000 this year and will run until April 19. Admission is $45 for adults and $28 for a child.
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