Royal Visit 2016 Day 4: Will and Kate at UBC Okanagan, Mission Hill Winery in Kelowna
On Day 4 of the Royal Visit 2016, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited British Columbia’s interior for a whirlwind tour of a few special locations.
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Watch below: Dozens of kid chefs got the chance to meet the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on Tuesday while at the Hill Family Estate Winery for Taste of British Columbia
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The royal couple’s only public event in the Okanagan was their arrival at UBC Okanagan just after 12:30 p.m. where they met students and watched an exhibition match with UBC’s nationally ranked women’s volleyball team. Hundreds of people gathered to get a glimpse of Will and Kate.
Watch below: Prince William and Kate arrive and attend the anniversary for UBC Okanagan, receive gifts and watch a volleyball game
A public ceremony was held in the central courtyard at approximately 1:10 p.m. University staff warned it would be busy and asked everyone to take public transit to the event.
Prince William and Kate left the UBC Okanagan campus at about 1:40 p.m.
Photo gallery below: UBC Okanagan getting ready for the royals
At about 2:10 p.m. the Duke and Duchess started taking part in the B.C. government’s Taste of British Columbia festival at a private event at Mission Hill Winery.
Watch below: For the first time in 30 years, a royal has come to Kelowna, B.C. Prince Charles and Princess Diana visited in 1986 and now it’s their son and his wife following in their historical footsteps. Robin Gill has the story.
At the festival, the royals met with some of province’s top chefs, including Iron Chef Rob Feenie, restaurateurs Vikram Vij and David Hawksworth, along with California roll inventor Hidekazu Tojo, recently voted a goodwill ambassador for Japanese cuisine.
They took a walk through the vineyard, tasted grapes and William helped young chefs with a salad demonstration as he and Kate visited with the children.
Watch below: Prince William and Kate arrive at Mission Hill Winery in Kelowna to enjoy a drink, snacks and meet some young chefs
The local young people are learning about potential careers in food and agriculture.
The royal couple enjoyed the stunning view onto Okanagan Lake before disappearing into the Mission Hill wine cellar.
Gallery below: Global’s Doris Bregolisse snapped photos of the preparations at Mission Hill Winery before the royals arrived
Following the event at the winery, the couple flew to Whitehorse, Yukon, arriving just after 6 p.m. They were greeted by members of the Canadian Rangers and met some of the young people who serve in the Junior Canadian Rangers.
Upon arrival, they attended a cultural performance at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre. Their Royal Highnesses will stay in Whitehorse overnight.
Watch below: Prince William and Kate arrive in Yukon
Watch below: The young royal children have not been seen in the public since they landed at Victoria International Airport on Saturday. Sonia Deol tells us when we will see the children again.
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With files from Erika Tucker and The Canadian Press
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